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eric287
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Registered: ‎05-30-2016
Location: ID
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Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Recovery Partition Problem

Hi, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 and my C drive (windows drive) corrupted yesterday. I cannot get to Lenovo Recovery to restore my C drive because the C drive was totally corrupted. I use linux bootable usb to try to access my hard drive, the C drive was corrupted, no data can be read, but the Recovery Partition (Q:\) was fine. I try to re-install my Thinkpad using the same OS (Windows 7 Pro-64 Bit) using the product key inside the battery slot to see if my hard drive fails or not, but the Windows that I reinstalled was fine until now. The Recovery Partition was still there, with different Letter path (changed to D:\) and whatever inside the recovery partition was hidden but the partition was 10GB used, so I think what inside the partition was hidden.

 

My question is:

1. Can I use my Recovery Partition again to factory reset my Thinkpad?

2. Can I use the Recovery Partition with the Lenovo Rescue & Recovery apps that I download from Lenovo Website?

 

Thank you, I still need My Thinkpad X220 eventhough I already have newer Lenovo laptop. Your help is much appreciate.

eric287
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Re: Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Recovery Partition Problem

OK I'm buying the CD Recovery from Lenovo instead. Thanks.

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