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darrenster
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Registered: ‎10-19-2009
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Rescue and Recovery Partition

I have searched and searched and have yet to find the answer. If this is already posted, I haven’t found it...

 

I have a Lenovo X61 ThinkPad Tablet and I have recently installed Windows 7. Unfortunately Windows 7 is not working out for me and would like to go back to xp pro. I'm hoping that by using the rescue and recovery option I can restore the original operating system and be good to go. But I can not get the system to boot into the Rescue and Recovery program. I know the partition is still there by looking at the drive in windows disk manager. I have tried re-installing the rescue and recovery program and I get the error message "BOOTMGR is missing press any key to restart" I have not created any recovery cd for that I don’t have a cd drive on the laptop.

 

I want to bring the rescue and recovery program back to life, if not, im going to end up having to wipe the entire drive and install xp, a method I haven’t figured out yet since I do not have a cd drive on the laptop.

 

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

 

 

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Re: Rescue and Recovery Partition

This is what you require but you'll need a usb floppy:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-54483


Be sure to read instructions including how to create diskette image.

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Maliha (I don't work for lenovo)
ThinkPads:- T400[Win 7], T60[Win 7], IBM 240[Win XP]

IdeaPad: U350

Apple:- Macbook Air [Snow Leopard]
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