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System Recovery Options 2:37-4:00 These recovery options work well, assuming that you can access the advanced boot options menu.However, there may be situations where this isn't possible because the system files installed on the hard disk are not accessible or have been corrupted. If this is the case, you may need to use other recovery options. The first option to try would be to boot the system from the Windows 7 installation media. This allows you to use several important utilities available on the installation disk to try to repair the system. These utilities are startup repair,system restore, system image recovery, Windows memory diagnostic and command prompt. Startup repair is a very useful option that will inspect the current Windows installation on the hard disk and replace any missing or corrupt system files that are preventing Windows from booting. System restore can be used to revert the system to a previous restore point. This is useful in situations where a buggy driver or a misconfigured setting is preventing the system from booting.Choose a restore point that was created prior to the appearance of the problem. System image recovery can be used to restore a system image that you created previously. This is useful in situations where the hard disk malfunctioned and had to be replaced. Windows memory diagnostic can be used to verify that your memory modules are working correctly.Command prompt can be used to open a command window, where you can manually implement fixes to operating system problems. Recovery Partition 4:01-5:06 Another tool that you might be able to use is a recovery partition. A recovery partition is a special partition created during the installation of Windows on the computer that includes all the files necessary to recover or restore the system. This is typically a system image that was created by the system manufacturer. Commonly, you'll see two partitions on the hard disk. One partition is the main partition where Windows is installed and the second partition is the recovery partition. The recovery partition takes the place of the installation disk and includes a complete system backupthat was created when the system was initially assembled. Depending on the manufacturer, the recovery partition may or may not have a drive letter assigned to it so you might not even be awarethat it exists. To access the recovery partition in a recovery scenario, boot the computer and access the advanced boot options menu using the F8 key. You should see an option displayed that lets you boot from the recovery partition. Obviously, this recovery method won't work if the hard disk itself has failed. To use the recovery partition, at least a part of the hard drive must still be accessible.
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