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Recovery media creator

by jonny2000 / October 8, 2007 10:59 PM PDT

Hi people,iv just bought a used pc running xp media edition & i wanted to create recovery cd's by using recovery cd creator in my programs. But it looks like the previous owner has made a copy so it is telling me that i can't do any because only one copy is allowed. does anyone know if there any way around this?
Thanks everyone..

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No make or model?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 8, 2007 11:09 PM PDT
In reply to: Recovery media creator

Sometimes there is another command but you didn't share the details.

Try this. CLONE the drive. I use a freebie called G4U and save the image to a network drive.


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Sorry Bob
by jonny2000 / October 9, 2007 1:00 AM PDT
In reply to: No make or model?

Its the Philips LS1400,is that the make & model you mean? Iv changed my computer in my cnet profile. I was wanting to use this program that looks like it was built into this system because i have the instructions in a booklet & it seems to be something i could do. I will check out the G4U too thanks.
Its just that iv waited a long time to upgrade from my old system & i would be really upset if anything happened,so i wanted to back it up. It has hard drive recovery on a seperate partition or drive & i was wondering if i could copy that to a flash drive & keep it safe? Appologies if that sounds stupid,my brain is getting numb trying to sort the hauppauge problem out! Iv joined their forum & they are really nice & were getting somewhere,just not quite there yet..


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Couldn't find a fix. So this link only.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 9, 2007 1:26 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry Bob
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by jonny2000 / October 9, 2007 4:41 AM PDT

I think il try & back with the G4U first before forking out more money. It good to know for future reference that there are those cd's though.
cheers Bob..

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