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Paper Tape
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎01-27-2009
Location: California
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Failed rescue and recovery installation



I had a hardisk failure on a T42.  I bought a new (IDE) hardisk and ordered the Rescue and Recovery CDs from IBM.

I got the CDs, but when I try to restore the system to its original setting - restore factory contents -(following the instructions that came with the CDs). 


The recovery process stops right after step 8.  (accept the terms and conditions).  In reality it starts to copy some files and then it stops and display the following message.

I get an error message stating:

There was an error during initialization.

Therefore It does not even let me go further than the Startup disk of the rescue and recovery CD set.

Any ideas on how to solve this?


Thanks in advance for the help.

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