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Recovery partition on Dell


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pito

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Hi all, i would like to know if i can make a recovery partition on my Dell c640, i do have the recovery cd but i would still like to make the partition.



Thnx in advance.

Edited by pito, 27 July 2007 - 05:33 PM.

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There should be a "hidden" recovery partition already there if it's a Dell.
To use it, turn off the machine; at startup as soon as you see something on the screen start tapping Control (Ctrl) and F11 at the same time. Don't just push but tap till you get the restore. It may take 2-3 tries.
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i tried it like 10 times and it didnt work, i bought it refurbished so i dont think theres such thing, is there a possibility to make one???
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Not all dell systems have the recovery partition.

Do you see a little blue bar up at the top that has www.dell.com in the center?
If you do not have that little blue bar your recovery partition is unusable. Do you know when this system was purchased and from where?
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i tried it like 10 times and it didnt work, i bought it refurbished so i dont think theres such thing, is there a possibility to make one???


Not that I know of.
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You can make a recovery partition however it is extreamly hard. That and I do not know the details of it.

You can however make some recovery cds that are the equivelent to a recovery partition. However this is best done after a freash reinstall with all the programs you want on it on it and all the drivers installed.
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well i got it from ebay like 2 years ago.
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Probably does not have the recovery partition.

Do you have the little blue bar that says www.dell.com
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