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sony vaio pcv-rx660 desktop

by rwalton311 / October 30, 2011 12:40 AM PDT

is there a recovery partition on this pc,when it boots i hit F10 but it doesn't do anything

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Re: recovery partition
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 30, 2011 12:44 AM PDT

"Is there a recovery partition?"

Disc Management will tell you. It can look at the disk. We can't.
http://www.google.com/search?q=xp+disc+management will tell you all you need (and more) on the first page.

"I hit F10"

Why F10? Is that in some instruction or manual? You didn't tell.

Kees

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sony vaio pcv-rx660
by rwalton311 / October 30, 2011 3:10 AM PDT
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i'm sorry windows doesn't load,i got this from a friend and its asking for a password and he doesn't remember it its been sitting a while.i ordered the recovery cds a few minutes ago so it doesn't matter,thanks anyway

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Re: password
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 30, 2011 4:47 AM PDT
In reply to: sony vaio pcv-rx660

Resetting the administrator password is free. Google NTPASSWD or PARTED MAGIC for 2 common tools. The last one, by the way, includes a partition editor to answer my first question.

Kees

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by passwordreset / October 30, 2011 12:37 PM PDT

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