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note: If the process fails, make sure the storage device is large enough to accept the files. And for some odd reason it WILL read DVDs. Back-door installed dsl w/ memeory stick. HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows Vista) This document only pertains to HP and Compaq desktop computers that came with Windows Vista.

Then my DVD drive suddenly disappeared. PC is a Dell Dimension Reply Karmakarl says: March 23, 2009 at 4:14 pm Same problem, but no solutions seem apparent. i have inserted my win 7 setup disk..but i'm not getting any option to boot from CD/DVD in the start up screen... Wait while files are restored. Get More Info

It "does not apply on my system". If the CD does not automatically launch, click Start, and then click Run. So i thought it is a software problem with nero. Reply Heather says: May 13, 2009 at 9:56 pm My problem happened after a Vista upgrade.

Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this The problem is that i used a single cable to connect it to the mother board. Reply 0 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP PCs Forgot the Sign-in Password (Windows 10)Downloading or Updating Software and Drivers for HP ComputersHP PCs Go get a MAC.

Please help. b. When a blank is inserted in the drive "my computer" changes from DVD to CD and will not identify the blank DVD. Click Recovery Manager.

Right mouse click your computer name and select Scan for hardware changes g. Reply Koen says: April 15, 2009 at 2:30 am similar problem over here yesterday everything was working fine and today there are no cd/dvd devices shown in explorer, device manager or See HP PCs - Looking for Recovery Discs? Recovery discs for Windows Vista can be created by using the Recovery Manager.

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i really need my drive to work Reply sam says: April 6, 2009 at 10:53 pm same problem here… dvd-drive is not listed in device mgr. hop over to this website note: BIOS configurations vary depending on the computer. Starting the recovery from the Windows Vista desktop Use the following steps to recover the computer starting from the Windows Vista desktop: Turn off the computer. As I noted in my coverage of Microsoft's lawsuit against UK retail giant Comet, big PC makers—the so-called royalty OEMs—are required to include a recovery solution as part of their installation

For most models, replacement recovery discs can be purchased from HP. Windows System Restore is a Microsoft program and should not be confused with HP Recovery Manager. Click OK to close this dialog box. The next screens vary, depending on what type of storage device was selected.

THere are no fixes yet. Reply oscar says: May 7, 2009 at 3:10 am THank you VERY VERY VERY MUCH!!!! Tried re-install, uninstalling etc etc., but found the answer above, just needs a little patience. 1) shutdown pc and disconnected power cable to CD/DVD drive and booted up PC. 2) ran Other reasons for failed backups might be caused by file corruption.

Thats a large number of people whose drives just all of the sudden stopped working. Edition: Asia Australia Europe India United Kingdom United States ZDNet around the globe: ZDNet Belgium ZDNet China ZDNet France ZDNet Germany ZDNet Korea ZDNet Japan Go Videos Smart City Windows 10 Still nothing until discovered secondary drive disabled in system set-up.

Restart the PC after installing the applications and drivers.

The list will also give you a reference list in the event that you need to retrieve the files. Dell OptiPlex, Latitude, Vostro, and Precisions use Dell Backup and Recovery Manager as the PC Restore/Factory Image Restore option as of May 26, 2009. thanks srinu Reply Steve Alsop says: April 15, 2009 at 5:46 pm I use Vista 64 and after installing the usually loads of Window updates today, 5 Apr 09, my DVD Select the Install button to begin and follow the on-screen instructions.

It is best to uninstall them beforebeginning the installation of Windows XP. it's just getting booted up in win 8.1 ...I have enabled the boot from CD/DVD function from BIOS ... Start at this page: Frequently Asked Questions, recovery media and restoring a system to factory load Click Show Part Numbers to verify that the Acer model you're working with is covered Both of these units were tower units that were either nome assembled or upgraded and have 2 hard drives and 2 optical drives.

If you are connected to the Internet, click the link to the vendor's Web site to check for Windows XP-compatible versions of their programs. Thanks, Microsoft.