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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 Ive tried to find a hidden partition just in case I'm wrong about the Professional XP Edition being on the recovery partition. 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 ! But I'm afraid that it would not work since they are for an HP and not an EMachine. weblink

Using the site is easy and fun. 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 #5 lulucomer lulucomer Topic Starter Members Maybe I could possibly do it that way. Register now! https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-restore-an-emachine-with-windows-xp-to-the-factory-settings

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I'm trying to find the recovery partition to do a full recovery to try and take it back to original settings. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Unfortunately, when the XP"professional" was put on there he removed any of the "Emachine " files.

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  3. Since her S/N seems to be unusable I can't even contact them to ask any questions.
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  5. Local time:12:52 AM Posted 28 June 2013 - 03:07 PM I'm trying to help a friend recover her EMachine back to factory settings.
  6. 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,
  7. Any suggestions are welcome!
  8. 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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  10. Local time:12:52 AM Posted 29 June 2013 - 05:56 AM Ok I finally got to my hidden partition.

How I should uninstall window 8.1 and install XP? 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 Saving data is not a problem. Emachine Factory Restore Local time:12:52 AM Posted 29 June 2013 - 10:21 AM Well actually I tried looking for a hidden partition using diskpart command because when I went to Computer Management and then

Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,931 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:52 PM Posted 28 June 2013 - 09:16 PM Well...it's impossiblle to restore to factory Can anyone help me either find a reasonable priced recovery disk or some other advice on what to try now? Do you know where I can buy an emachine windows xp home edition recovery disk set by any chance? Would anyone know what the names of the files that had the recovery system in them?

I tried to contact Emachine which is now Acer to try and see if they could help, but for some resoan they do not accept her S/N ?? Emachines Recovery Partition They say that it is not an acceptable Serial Number. If you want to call or e-mail Acer(emachine) you have to first supply them with the S/N . If so, there is no hidden partition containing recovery data.

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When he did this he put it on her Recovery Partition and apparently wiped out her recovery files. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/499531/recover-xp-home-edition-on-emachine-t3516a/ I can't find any files that have Emachine in them. Factory Reset Emachine Windows 7 Well I guess there is one way I can reach Acer, the laptop I'm using is an Acer Aspire. Emachines Recovery Back to top #7 lulucomer lulucomer Topic Starter Members 60 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:The Beautiful Ozarks of Missouri !

Thanks so much for your help Guys !! http://webtrekkie.com/factory-reset/emachines-t2482-crash.php Saying that I also am the only person that knows how to use a PC in my family and friend's circle. Please keep in mind I'm a Hillbilly with a 9th grade education. XP does not just "work" like Windows 7 does. Emachine System Recovery Without Disk

What dri solved how to install windows xp in my hp laptop having ubuntu How to boot laptop running ubuntu from windows xp disk how do i install windows disk on Ya'll are really kind to have taken the time to help me !! Get the answer Ask a new question Read More Laptops eMachines Windows XP Storage Related Resources solved how can i make a boot disk for windows xp pro without a floppy check over here When I tried looking for another S/N on her PC it says it is to be determined by the OEM, but I can't find an OEM file, well actually there is

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After all she thought all her pictures were gone forever, so maybe her recovery files are still on there somewhere in delete land?

You will still have to go on a driver hunt.If you really MUST downgrade to XP:Go in BIOS and change the boot order to DVD/CD drive first.Insert the XP disk and Local time:12:52 AM Posted 28 June 2013 - 07:00 PM Thank you so much, Hamluis for answering! Back to top #9 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,931 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:52 PM Posted 30 June 2013 - 06:41 AM Just a note...I believe that if Factory Reset Emachine +"windows Vista" 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.

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. 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 Do you think my Recovery Partition is one of the 3? this content I used the Alt and F10 to open it up but it only brings up these choices: WDC WD1200BB-00RDA0 TSSTcorp CDW/DVD TS-H492C Realtek Boot Agent Oh, also I

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. Any help is truly appreciated!! I was wondering if maybe I could use a program like "Recuva" that I used to get all her pictures back. 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

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Ask ! I only wish it were that easy, Sir! My HP's XP has all kinds of trial stuff loaded on there too, so I'm pretty sure it is an OEM recovery disk set (If I understand what OEM means, sorta 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

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It's time to start lunch anyways. Her husband's friend put a questionable (it may be a bootleg, I'm not sure) Windows XP Professional Edition on her PC. If they would work I have no problem donating them to her. The problem is that many persons don't seem to have MSGenuine XP CD unless they built their own systems or installed XP as an "upgrade" from an older version of Windows.

Am I right about that? 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 So I have been trying to find a recovery disk to use to take it back to the original factory settings.