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Hard drive Click Start , click All Programs, click PC Help & Tools, and then click Hardware Diagnostic Tools. this then repeats at every boot. so i then put in the supplemental disc, and the next screen says "factory image recovery" will format your hard drive blah blah.. Back to the recovery discs. Source

any help with be very very much appreciated... You cannot afford that level of investment by a customer to solve a readily solvable problem.I am happy to hear that you have a better kit available. Click Storage, and then click Hard Drive. For example, for the HP TouchSmart IQ500 and IQ 800 series, download TSST TS-T633A DVD-R/RW Drive Firmware Update. More Bonuses

New PC freezing games unless... Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, I'm sure I won't have any problem with getting my programs back. You can use HP Hardware Diagnostics to check the CD/DVD drive for data test.

I've got a bunch of ebay auction going right now and no spare computer so I don't want to risk it. Error: Recovery software does not recognize the recovery discs This error can occur when using recovery discs that were made for another computer. Check that the data on the discs are good. If no problems are found with the hard drive, click DVD-RW Drive to check for disc drive errors.

How does HP install software and gather data? Always back up important information before attempting a recovery. Before trying a recovery again, disconnect personal media drives, printers, scanners, cameras, camera-type memory cards, and other devices that did not originally come with the computer. https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/System-Recovery-Issues-Error-1012/m-p/616715 When this happens, perform the recovery from the hard drive (if the hard drive recovery partition is still available) or replace the discs.

You can have the recovery software try to back up data before it is erased. I tried once a couple years ago and then again last year. So I aborted that option.I am not going to reformat my HDD without a complete set of up to date back up files. Some required the user to make the disc Further information is this regard will be found in the user manual if you have it, or downloaded from the HP site http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/ca/e...2133158-12133158-79481422-79912096.html?dnr=1

Solved! Advertisement Blank75 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 25, 2004 Messages: 96 I have a Hp pavilian M7750n that I'm trying to do a full system restore on but when I try using Thank you! Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Desktops > OS/Recovery > Error 1012 when trying to restore HP Support Forums Join in the conversation. Disc repair kits can be purchased at electronic stores or stores that sell DVD movies.

Performing a full system recovery takes time (up to two hours) and transfers a large amount of data. If not... There has to be a solution.. After cleaning or repairing the disc, if the disc is still not recognized by the drive, update the drive's firmware.

If you think you have received a fake HP Support message, please report it to us by clicking on the blue “Report Inappropriate Content” button above the message. I just checked it and it looks like i can do a system recovery from the startup system. The h/p support? I'd like to try to install service pack 1 on a freshly restored computer and see if it takes. 4.

Chandu+Hp Everything is Possible. For example, Disc 1 has completed and a message displays asking to insert Disc 2. I'm at my wit's end.I just want to install Windows Vista on this darn thing.

loaded the hp recovery disc and it actually got me to the "Welcome to the recovery manager" screen.

Click to expand... If the Issue continues, please contact HP Support 6) i hit ok and it powers down and restarts all over again with the same error. I've tried using my fiance's HP recovery discs, but they don't work, which is understandable as she has a different HP model than I do (same version of Windows, though).I have Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video,

Recovery is taking too long Wait enough time before concluding that the recovery is stalled. Eventually the drive activity light stops flashing after the drive stops reading the disc. RelentlessX Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support 1 01-07-2011 10:46 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may Ive been Googling and reading forums for weeks and Thread Tools Search this Thread 01-30-2012, 06:00 PM #1 TLPG Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2012 Location: Ohio Posts: