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problems after upgrading to vista premium from basic

2008-03-17, 10:45 AM
i just upgraded my laptop to vista premium from basic. a couple of changes worth to mention: the system seems to be more stable after upgrading. and ram usage reduced to roughly 47% from 55%.
bad side: can not use thinkvantage to recover my laptop to factory condition. it seems that the option has been removed. and while start-up, if i press the blue ThinkVantage bottom, the system does not go to normal rescue and recovery program.
the other problem i have is the system says i recently changed the system password (seems sth to do with the client security solution software). but i did not.and i need to verify the password. and problem appears, the system says my password is wrong.
any thoughts on these problems?

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Re: problems after upgrading to vista premium from basic

2008-03-17, 11:35 AM
Rescue and Recovery - Recovery repair diskette

That's probably what you need I think.  I thought there was also a CD image version but couldn't find it just now.

It might be wiser to reinstall the latest version of rescue and recovery which has a fair chance of sorting the password problem too.

Message Edited by Cedric on 03-17-2008 04:39 AM
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Re: problems after upgrading to vista premium from basic

2008-03-17, 15:30 PM
I agree with Cedric on the repair disk. As you have installed a "different" OS the Master Boot Record has been changed resulting in the loss of the function.



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Re: problems after upgrading to vista premium from basic

2008-03-17, 23:50 PM
The cd version disappeared a long time ago. I have no idea why. Everybody asks for it.
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