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Re: Copy Recovery Partition

J
#1
>meerkat <waiting@xxxxxx> wrote:

>>>>
>>>>> I have a new Lenovo Y410 notebook. It came with licensed Vista Home
>>>>> Premium pre-installed. The recovery partition is located in a hidden
>>>>> drive E: with about 13 GB.
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to make an exact copy of this recovery partition on a DVD.
>>>>> It seems like an impossible task as Drive E: doesn't even show in
>>>>> Windows Explorer. Disk Management says it is EISA formatted.
This includes a MAKEDISK.EXE program to create a bootable CD, you then
run the program by booting the CD... it will read ALL hard disk info

http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/image-for-linux.htm
 
#2
"Synapse Syndrome" <synapse@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> John <John> wrote:

>>

>>>>>>> I have a new Lenovo Y410 notebook. It came with licensed Vista Home
>>>>>>> Premium pre-installed. The recovery partition is located in a
>>>>>>> hidden drive E: with about 13 GB.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I would like to make an exact copy of this recovery partition
>>>>>>> on a DVD. It seems like an impossible task as Drive E:
>>>>>>> doesn't even show in Windows Explorer. Disk Management says
>>>>>>> it is EISA formatted.
>>
>> This includes a MAKEDISK.EXE program to create a bootable CD, you then
>> run the program by booting the CD... it will read ALL hard disk info
>>
>> http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/image-for-linux.htm
>>
>
> Interesting. You mean this even copies the hidden restore partitions on
> laptops? Have you tried it yourself?
>
> I think you meant to give the link to the Windows version?
>
> http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/image-for-windows.htm
>
> Cheers
>
> ss.
>
I use the Image for Linux and yes it can copy the hidden partitions. You can
use it for Windows. You don't have to have Linux. They also have Image for
DOS if you think you will be more comfortable with it. I have used both and
also Image for Windows which was the link you provided. They all have a 30
day free trial so try them and then decide if you want to buy.
 
E
#3
"Synapse Syndrome" <synapse@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Ed. <Ed@xxxxxx> wrote:

>>

>>>>>>>>> I have a new Lenovo Y410 notebook. It came with licensed
>>>>>>>>> Vista Home Premium pre-installed. The recovery partition
>>>>>>>>> is located in a hidden drive E: with about 13 GB.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I would like to make an exact copy of this recovery partition
>>>>>>>>> on a DVD. It seems like an impossible task as Drive E:
>>>>>>>>> doesn't even show in Windows Explorer. Disk Management says
>>>>>>>>> it is EISA formatted.
>>>>
>>>> This includes a MAKEDISK.EXE program to create a bootable CD, you then
>>>> run the program by booting the CD... it will read ALL hard disk info
>>>>
>>>> http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/image-for-linux.htm
>>>>
>>>
>>> Interesting. You mean this even copies the hidden restore partitions on
>>> laptops? Have you tried it yourself?
>>>
>>> I think you meant to give the link to the Windows version?
>>>
>>> http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/image-for-windows.htm
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>
>> I use the Image for Linux and yes it can copy the hidden partitions. You
>> can use it for Windows. You don't have to have Linux. They also have
>> Image for DOS if you think you will be more comfortable with it. I have
>> used both and also Image for Windows which was the link you provided.
>> They all have a 30 day free trial so try them and then decide if you
>> want to buy.
>
> Thanks for the info. I'll keep it in my for next time I need to do that.
> As I would only need it for copying an entire disk with hidden partitions,
> on an occasional basis, the free trial would do, so it's even free.
>
> ss.
Double check on the free trial. I am not sure but at one time the free trial
allowed to make an image but not let you restore it. Or maybe that was on
one their other products BING that is a boot manager and can also make
copies or partitions.
 
#4
"Synapse Syndrome" <synapse@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Ed. <Ed@xxxxxx> wrote:

>>
>>
>> I use the Image for Linux and yes it can copy the hidden partitions. You
>> can use it for Windows. You don't have to have Linux. They also have
>> Image for DOS if you think you will be more comfortable with it. I have
>> used both and also Image for Windows which was the link you provided.
>> They all have a 30 day free trial so try them and then decide if you
>> want to buy.
>
> Thanks for the info. I'll keep it in my for next time I need to do that.
> As I would only need it for copying an entire disk with hidden partitions,
> on an occasional basis, the free trial would do, so it's even free.
>
> ss.
Double check on the free trial. I am not sure but at one time the free trial
allowed to make an image but not let you restore it. Or maybe that was on
one their other products BING that is a boot manager and can also make
copies or partitions.
thanks I had a similar question like this.
 
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fly-to-sky

#5
good,no more fresh hand,U R so wise to backup a recovery partition,but I
don't think it's necessary unless it's Disk C. where the PC's system
is.If you really meet data lost or partition lost, just use a free
software,here is one,'Easeus Partition Doctor'
(http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm),good but free,just have a
try,good luck to u.....


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