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Restore disk I had to reformatt the harddrive and when I tried to use the restore disks, they failed. Sony no longer offers replacement disks. Where can I get a replacement set.

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Here you have professional software for back up:

http://rapidshare.com/files/64053174/aiorecovery.rar

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Diskboot failure insert system disk


What was the problem in the first place? Why are you trying to restore the computer?

Or reading wrong; do you mean the computer will not start? Boot?

Primer:
Disk Boot. -> The bootstrap files on the harddrive.
Bootstrap <- Make it easier to understand?

The basic Windows files.

Can't access restoration on the harddrive with F11? Quite common.
I mean, how crazy is that? Let's put the restoration files, (Basic Windows files), on the harddrive? So if the harddrive goes bad?????

Suggest you use the Restoration Disk.

{Pre-built computer manufacturers were packing the Restoration Disk/s with the computer. As time went by the manufacturers saw the users were not using the disk/s, or loosing them.

Didn't want to use, because of fearing computer damage if they error, or didn't even want to try.

Okay. Put the restoration files on the harddrive, then.
Have the new owner make a BACKUP, when the owner turns the computer on for the first time.
Save a few cents without providing the disk for each computer.
(Take a few cents times 50,000 computers, or more)

Hardly anyone makes a backup disk, when the computer is turned on for the first time. If the harddrive goes bad you cannot access the restoration files.

Computer manufacturers have gone back to packing the restoration disk, with the computer }

What?
Don't have the Restoration Disk? (I won't say anything about not making a backup disk. Could be failure time with it, also)

Go to the back of the computer tower, or up on the side. Write down the Serial Number. It's in the white Service Tag. S/N = Serial Number
(NO, do not post it on the internet. Only to an authorized HP representative)

Call HP Support.
In the USA call 1-800-474-6836
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Restoration Disk is free. The shipping and handling is not.
$17 for a 5 to 7 day ship. $24 for a 2 to 3 day ship.

For other countries use HP Worldwide Support,

http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/support.html

Do I think the Restoration Disk will repair the problem?
Dunno. Don't know what the original problem was. You haven't stated it yet.

Post back in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Jul 08, 2012 | HP Pavilion Elite m9417c PC Desktop

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Well my ps3 is saying that my hard disk files has been corrupted and restored and when i try to restor it it restors and restarts and does it agian


The harddrive in your ps3 has died. You need to purchase a new one, the ps3 takes a simple Laptop 2.5inch harddrive. These can be purchased for around $35 for an 80gb harddrive.

Mar 20, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My mates PS3 is stuck, he tried to install Linux (Ubuntu) and trashed his harddrive when he attempted to put the firmware back on from a Memory stick! I've ordered a new disk, how can I be sure that it...


did you install ubuntu from ps3 boot loader or was it an install of ubuntu then stick the hard drive in the ps3. cause the only way to install another os is from the install other os option even if the drive is partitioned ps3 has to lock the hard drive to the ps3 witch requires reformatt

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HP DV4 displays only a blue screen running vista


Shutdown the computer,disconnect external peripherials.
Turn on the computer and hit F8 key as soon as you restart the computer
You will get the windows advance options menu.
Select the Safe mode option and hit enter.
If the computer boots in safe mode, do a system restore to previous date.
If computer restore then issue is resolved.
If still unable to boot in safe mode.
Ran a harddrive diagnostic.If harddrive test passes. If harddrive test fails replace harddrive.
Boot the system using the windows xp or vista operating system disk. Try to repair the OS then reboot the system and check.
If still unable to boot possible issue with corrupt operating system.
Reinstall Operating system. / Recover System . Good Luck.

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When i start my hp pavilion dv6000 it reboot again and again.it give message (PXE-E61 media test failure, check cable) and another (PXE-MOF: exiting PXE ROM) plz solve my problem


The DV6000 series units come with SATA Hard Drives and are apted to go south now and then.!
Before replacing the HD I would clear the CMOS and check HD thru BIOS utility.
This utility will in most cases take about 1hr. if you have a standard size HD. Longer if larger, anyway, it will tell you before you start and if the dive fails, you will know soon enough. This sounds like a boot partition problem in your HD but you have 2, 1 in the front and 1 at the end, that may just be corrupt.
If you have not formated drive since you have purchased the unit, you may still be able to re-install from the restoration partition.
If not you will have to replace hard drive and install from restoration disks. HP offers these disks for the 6000 series units for about $15.00 US
You will have to update your BIOS if you have not done so already. You can check to verison by hitting F10 at first screen.
P.S. SATA drives are cheep enough about $60-85 depending upon size.
Take care Good Luck
John@johnrraycomputer.com

Jun 06, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook

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Powers up does not boot


Sounds like a bad harddrive! If possible try replacing the harddrive!
Ill bet that would solve the problems you are having!

Dec 27, 2008 | Sony VAIO PCG-K35 Notebook

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Upgrading VAIO laptop HDD


get a lappy external caddy that is powered by usb place new harddrive in it. download a copy of hirens sorry dont have the link or use norton ghost ifyou have that boot lappy to os then load cd norton ghost or hirens.hirens has multiple software to disk copy simple and user friendlyso hirens is you best bet. after disk copy swap lappy drive around. send lappy model if you dont know how to install new harddrive i'll loook up to hirensfor you but you could try it was easy to find the last time i got it.

Apr 13, 2008 | Sony VAIO VGN-S460 Notebook

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