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When running the recovery wizard I get to cd 3 and while in the finalize process I get an error "error occurred at final process of recovery?. This is the third attempt. Help please

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Sounds like the recovery CDs might be bad. Too bad you don't get a message a little more specific. There might be several methods of recovery--have you told it to do a complete recovery (formatting the hard drive)?

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My acer laptop aspire 5742z came up with error reading disk error when I had no disk then I restarted it and it went to the acer start up window then 5 seconds later it turned off then on and it follows in...


Hi koga9783...
Try this solution to your problem.

How to reinstall the Operating system on your computer

Select models, with Microsoft Windows, have the ability to have the Operating System reinstalled from a hidden partition built into the computer.
Note: During the process, all data stored on your computer will be overwritten. This means all your files, such as email and photos, will be erased. Therefore, we recommend making a backup of all personal data before starting the recovery process.
To start the system recovery:
1.Restart the computer.
2.When the Acer logo appears on the screen, press the Alt and F10 keys repeatedly.
3.If you are prompted with a Microsoft Windows boot screen, press the Enter key.
4.After the system recovery application has loaded, follow the prompts to reinstall the Operating System.
If the ability to reinstall from the previous method is not available or fails, recovery of the Operating System will need to be from Recovery Media. If you do not have a set of Acer Recovery Media, you may purchase the set online from the Acer Recovery Media Order Form..
Note: If your computer does not have an internal optical disc drive, an external optical disc drive will be required in order to recover the Operating System using Acer Recovery Media.
1.Restart the computer.
2.When the Acer logo appears on the screen, press the F12 key repeatedly to enter the computer's Boot Menu.
3.Press the CD-ROM drive eject button and insert the disc labeled System CD.
4.Close the CD-ROM tray.
5.Refer to on screen instructions to select either CDROM or USB CDROM.
6.The computer will boot from the Acer Recovery Media
7.When prompted for the Recovery CD, remove the System CD and insert the Recovery CD.

Note: If there are multiple Recovery CDs, please insert the first of the Recovery CDs.

8.After the system recovery application has loaded, follow the prompts to reinstall the Operating System.
Note: if your computer is unable to run the Acer Recovery process, or errors occur during recovery, please contact Acer support.
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Sep 21, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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How to use System Recovery console (steps)


Starting a Recovery

Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the F10 key repeatedly until a Recovery Screen appears.
You can also start a recovery from recovery discs, or from Windows. For more information refer to Performing a Full System Recovery in Windows XP .
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Recovery is taking too long
If your computer stops responding after using the recovery program, do the following:

NOTE:If the computer appears to have stopped responding after restarting from a recovery, please wait, it may take several hours or longer to complete the initial Windows XP setup process, especially if a recovery was run from a recovery disc set sent by HP. A Standard recovery may also take longer, depending on how many files are stored in user accounts (like in My Documents ).

1 Exit the stalled recovery process by pressing the POWER button on the PC until the power turns off, this takes approximately five seconds.
2 Before recovering, disconnect personal media drives, printers, scanners, cameras, camera-type memory cards, and other devices that did not originally come with the PC.
3 If you are using recovery discs, be aware of the following items:
4 If you created the recovery discs using Recovery CD Creator, be sure to run the recovery from the same drive that you used to create the discs.
5 Clean the discs with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth wetted with distilled water. Wipe from the center of the disc to the outside edge. You may also use disc cleaning kits or disc restoration kits from your local computer store. These kits produce better results than using cloth and water.
6 You may also use available CD/DVD Drive cleaning kits to clean the laser reading lens of the CD or DVD drive.
Try running a full system recovery again from the hard drive by turning the on the computer and pressing the F10 key until a Recovery Screen appears. This performs the recovery from the hard drive.
7 If the recovery stops when recovering from the hard drive, use the section Disc errors occur during the recovery process to eliminate errors on the drive. Try recovering again after the disk errors are removed.

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If your computer stops responding after using the recovery program, do the following:

NOTE:If the computer appears to have stopped responding after restarting from a recovery, please wait, it may take several hours or longer to complete the initial Windows XP setup process, especially if a recovery was run from a recovery disc set sent by HP. A Standard recovery may also take longer, depending on how many files are stored in user accounts (like in My Documents ).

1 Exit the stalled recovery process by pressing the POWER button on the PC until the power turns off, this takes approximately five seconds.
Before recovering, disconnect personal media drives, printers, scanners, cameras, camera-type memory cards, and other devices that did not originally come with the PC.

2 If you are using recovery discs, be aware of the following items:
If you created the recovery discs using Recovery CD Creator, be sure to run the recovery from the same drive that you used to create the discs.

3 Clean the discs with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth wetted with distilled water. Wipe from the center of the disc to the outside edge. You may also use disc cleaning kits or disc restoration kits from your local computer store. These kits produce better results than using cloth and water.

4 You may also use available CD/DVD Drive cleaning kits to clean the laser reading lens of the CD or DVD drive.

5 Try running a full system recovery again from the hard drive by turning the on the computer and pressing the F10 key until a Recovery Screen appears. This performs the recovery from the hard drive.
If the recovery stops when recovering from the hard drive, use the section Disc errors occur during the recovery process to eliminate errors on the drive. Try recovering again after the disk errors are removed.

on Oct 13, 2011 | HP Computers & Internet

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After i have finish recording and i am finalizing the the cd code OPC appears on the screen, and being finalize the cannot play in other cd player why?


OPC means the unit had trouble Optical Processing Calibration, which means the disc surface may be damaged. Using brand name media and being careful to not touch the recording surface would help.

It's not completing the finalization so it won't play in a CD player yet.

It's mostly in the manual

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Harman-Kardon-CDR-20-CD-Players-manual/id/386dj191/t/2/

OPC: Stands for Optical Processing Calibration.

When you see this message in the Information

Display for the Record DeckK, it means

that the laser transport inside the unit is making

the calibrations and adjustments needed so that

the recording process is optimized for the specific
disc in use.


When an unfinalized CD-R or CD-RW disc is

placed in the Record Deck%, the letters

OPCwill flash once the Table of Contents has

been read. This indicates that the unit is optimizing

its circuits for maximum compatibility with

the specific recordable disc in use. the number

and total running time of any tracks that have

already been recorded will appear in the

Information DisplayK, and the appropriate

indicator SPwill light to tell you if a CD-R or
CD-RW disc is in use.

To Finalize a disc, place it in the Record

Drawer%. Once the disc's Table of Contents

information has been read and the OPC process

has been completed, press the Finalize button

[email protected] note that the Finalize Indicator

Uwill begin to flash. Within three seconds,

press the Select button9*and note that

the Finalize IndicatorUwill stop flashing.

The Finalization process will take up to two

minutes, depending on the length of material

recorded on the disc. During the Finalization

process the Record Deck will not accept any
operating commands.

Dec 29, 2010 | Harman Kardon CDR20 CD Player

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Hi I want to create a system restore cd for my Toshiba laptop model A105 S2051 its a satellite. I really dont know how to create it since when I bought the system I sorta forgot to create it then. Would...


Go to Start, Programs or All Programs (depending on your OS), then Accessories, System Tools, and click Backup.

A Wizard welcome screen will open. In this screen, click the underlined words for the advanced mode. This will open a tabbed screen. On the Welcome tab, choose the Automated System Recovery Wizard. Another Wizard will open. At this screen, click the "Next" button.


Insert the CD into your CD-burning drive. Double-check the file path and make sure the computer correctly searches for the CD burner. If it does not, click the "Browse" button, find the burner and click "OK." Once the correct path is in, press "Next." At the final screen, click "Finish." This begins the process of creating your restore CD.

Dec 13, 2010 | Toshiba Sattelite A105-S2051 Notebook

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How do you finalize a cd


With the CD stopped press FINALIZE. The display will show FINALIZE CD and PRESS RECORD.

Do as instructed. It will say XX XX FINAL and will count down the time remaining to finish the finalization process.

May 26, 2010 | Philips CDR770 CD Recorder

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My sony cs11s wont let me make recovery discs lets me get to 12% and then ejects disc


Make sure you have the notebook plugged in (some recovery disk software will not run until this is done).

Stop any running processes (such as antivirus scanners and screensavers.
Sometimes changing the brand of disk makes a difference, too. Some drives are picky about what they burn to. The more opaque the disk, the greater the success in burning.
Do a test burn and make sure the drive is working properly--make a music cd or copy an unprotected cd and see if this process fails.
Finally, check to see if your burning software has the latest updates. The burning engine in the recovery disk software may be outdated.
Good luck and keep us posted.

Sep 24, 2009 | Sony VAIO Notebook

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I have attempted to finalize a DVD after viewing the footage.


try to use sony discs they are already formatted for sony video cams. less likely to getting errors. try putting it in a cpu and finallize from its burner drive. if not basically you have lost all the footage.

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DISC ERROR ON DZ-GX5080A DVD CAMERA


Hi,
there is software out there that can help you in recovering the contents of a dvd, give this software a try and report back
http://www.diskinternals.com/cd-dvd-recovery/

Dec 23, 2008 | Hitachi DZ-GX3200A DVD Camcorder

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Factory image recovery on hp error 0x4001100200001005 when useing the recovery disk to go back to factory only loads up to 33%


I had the same problem with the recovery cd getting to 83% and giving me the 0x4001100200001005 error. I did 2 things. I cleaned the disk it was erroring on and also removed the ethernet cable from the adapter. I have been working for 4 days on this and parsing the internet for answers. Finally it worked. I don't know if it was the cleaning of the disk...which did not look dirty, or the unplugging the network cable.

Nov 07, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Disc Error


I had a similar problem, I was able to view the images on the camera but could not download them to my computer. I have an external cd drive, HP CD writer plus. This drive does not require me to finalize my CDs in order to download my pictures. With the damaged CD, I used a piece of software called BADCOPY to recovery the files(pictures) on the CD. I was able to recover all but one picture from the damaged CD. (I tried using the cd drive on my pc and the recovery software did not find anything, I had to use the external drive)

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