Revert W7 back to Vista using recovery drive

March 4, 2011 at 01:56:57
Specs: Windows Vista
Im trying to put my comp back to windows vista after having win7 on it.
i have the recovery partition but im not sure how to run it??
when i start the comp hand hit F10 or F11 it comes up in dos. i try get a pic of it soon

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March 4, 2011 at 03:08:46
What is the make and model of your pc?

Usually finding out hot to run the recovery option is not hard to find out with this info.

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March 4, 2011 at 10:47:56
On systems that came with an OS like Vista you would be able to access the recovery partition unless major changes to the disk structure occur. The installation of Win 7 is one of the major changes, it modifies the boot structure of the drive and after that the ability to boot with the recovery partition is normally lost. If you do not have the factory install disks you would need to contact them to rebuild the system to out of the box condition.


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