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System Restore Environment Difficulties!


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Amarce

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When I first bought this PC and set it up, the first thing it had me to was create two system restore CDs. I used these to format, and to my dismay it fails about 40% of the way through the process, saying "System Restore Environment is Incomplete!" and prompting me to reinsert disc 1. This simply leads to a never-ending cycle.

Does anyone know how I can fix this? My computer didn't come with a Windows XP installation CD. Also, I think that I will lose all the bundled software like my DVD program and such if I am unable to restore the system with these discs. And buying a new copy of Windows XP is impossible. Please help me out if you can.
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then i made the mistake of formatting my D: drive because i thought that was the problem. Now recovery is not even an option..
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Hello Amarce and welcome to Geeks to Go!

Have you run across the following thread at the Cyber Tech Help Support Forums?
Problems formatting hard drive - Cyber Tech Help Support Forums
It's pretty much word-for-word what you've posted here. Seems a bit strange to me, have you been without your computer for this long?

Anyways, to me it seems like there was something wrong with your original system restore disks. Now that you've also deleted the recovery drive, there isn't much hope for recovery of your PC. If you can contact the distributor/retailer, maybe they could offer some support.

The only other suggestion I can provide to you is take your hard drive out of the case, put it in a working system, and copy the data that you want to save off of it. If you have no disks for the bundled programs, there's not much way of recovering them.

Regards,

Ax
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