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Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #10 Platypus Platypus Moderator 8,658 posts If My Computer simply displays a 107GB C: drive with everything including Windows on it, this would be an unusual configuration, but not impossible, and the 4.5GB could be a recovery installing windows xp on a new hard disk, on a laptop which is previously loaded with windows 7 showing an error 0x00000007b how to install windows xp on my laptop using Thanks, LuLu (A Simple Minded Hillbilly) Back to top #6 Platypus Platypus Moderator 8,658 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Australia Local time:04:52 PM Posted 29 June 2013 - 07:36 AM navigate here

Ive tried to find a hidden partition just in case I'm wrong about the Professional XP Edition being on the recovery partition. After all she thought all her pictures were gone forever, so maybe her recovery files are still on there somewhere in delete land? Recover XP Home Edition On EMachine T3516a Started by lulucomer , Jun 28 2013 03:07 PM Please log in to reply 9 replies to this topic #1 lulucomer lulucomer Members 60 Thanks so much for your help Guys !!

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But the license entered during the install must be your original eMachine license. If I didn't I apolgize ahead of time. The retail key must be used, then changed before activation, as discussed here: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-windows_install/installing-using-a-valid-oem-code-but-using-a/f265c82a-2c50-40a0-b715-ad4deff99bbd Top 5 things that never get done:1. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

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Please try the request again. Click here to Register a free account now! Thanks So Much Again, LuLu Back to top #8 Platypus Platypus Moderator 8,658 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Australia Local time:04:52 PM Posted 29 June 2013 - 05:51 PM Then it Emachine Factory Restore Now I have an HP 705a PC that I don't use anymore and have a set of Windows XP Home Edition recovery disks for it.

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I was wondering if maybe I could use a program like "Recuva" that I used to get all her pictures back.

That would be a legal Windows, and if XP doesn't have built-in drivers for all of the hardware devices, it should be possible to locate suitable drivers from support sites. Emachines Recovery Partition Top 5 things that never get done:1. I have her Product Key for a clean recovery if I could get an XP disk. szaboazJun 16, 2012, 5:17 AM If all you want is a fresh system, and your laptop originally came with Windows 7, it might have a built-in recovery feature (a hidden partition

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I can't find any files that have Emachine in them. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/499531/recover-xp-home-edition-on-emachine-t3516a/ I could maybe use it's S/N to get past the first part of contacting Acer(emachine) and then do a little switcharue and ask them about the emachine. Factory Reset Emachine Windows 7 If the 4.5GB partition is your C: drive, then to reload Windows, you would need access to a Windows installation CD for the same type of Windows, in this case XP Emachines Recovery Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #3 lulucomer lulucomer Topic Starter Members

solved How do i reboot my windows xp gateway laptop without a driver disk solved how to delet everythimg off of a laptop except for the os (i have windows xp http://filevox.com/factory-reset/emachines-t1855-dvd-drive.html XP does not just "work" like Windows 7 does. But it doesn't say what the Disk 0 is??? So I have been trying to find a recovery disk to use to take it back to the original factory settings. Emachine System Recovery Without Disk

Edited by Platypus, 29 June 2013 - 07:39 AM. Local time:12:52 AM Posted 28 June 2013 - 07:00 PM Thank you so much, Hamluis for answering! Would anyone know what the names of the files that had the recovery system in them? his comment is here or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Local time:12:52 AM Posted 29 June 2013 - 05:56 AM Ok I finally got to my hidden partition. Emachines Windows 7 Ya'll are really kind to have taken the time to help me !! Back to top #7 lulucomer lulucomer Topic Starter Members 60 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:The Beautiful Ozarks of Missouri !

Do any of these look like they are suppose to?

I'm more than willing to spend a little money to get it fixed for her, but I would think they shouldn't charge an arm and leg for something that shoulda came I know your not allowed to use a legal set of recovery disks on more than one machine at a time, so I would be willing not to ever bother with I think the most likely scenario is that there is no longer (if there ever was) a recovery partition. Factory Reset Emachine +"windows Vista" The report shows 3 partition table entries, but they define two partitions, a 4.5GB Primary Partition which I would expect to be the Windows system partition, and a 107GB Extended Partition,

So I'm not expecting that to be the situation. Any suggestions are welcome! Generated Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:41:27 GMT by s_wx1208 (squid/3.5.23) weblink If the HP set is truly HP Recovery Media keyed to the 705a, then this would be no help.

Well I guess there is one way I can reach Acer, the laptop I'm using is an Acer Aspire. It's on an Emachine T3516a and use to have XP Home Edition, but someone put XP Professional on it and it may be a bootleg copy, I'm really not sure. All I need is a recovery disk for an EMachine T3516a Windows XP Home Edition. solved How do i install windows 7 from a disk to a hard drive using a usb to sata connector ?

Unfortunately, when the XP"professional" was put on there he removed any of the "Emachine " files. Several functions may not work. Using the site is easy and fun. I'm hoping I posted this in the correct forum area.

Partition Type Size Offset Partition1 Primary 4557MB 32KB Partition2 Extended 107GB 4558MB Partition3 Logical 107GB 4558MB This is the information that they show. Register now! LuLu the Hillbilly Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,931 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:52 So if Acer can supply you a recovery set, that would be simplest, but if not you could see if you can borrow a standard OEM XP Home CD from someone,

Do you think my Recovery Partition is one of the 3? If the HP disc is a regular XP Windows install media CD (even if branded HP) with something like a Drivers and Applications CD making up the set, then it may Disk 0 is the physical hard drive, and it is divided into the smaller C: drive (system drive where windows is installed) and the large D: drive for data. So like "Obi Wan Kenobi" I am their only hope. (I know this horse smilely has niothing to do with my post, it just cracks me up)Ha Thanks !