|My guess is that when you boot to the live disk it creates a faux set of drives. The problem may be that what you think of as C is not what the disk thinks of as C:.|
This recovery disk is using a live vista PE to help you with do diags. It may also allow you to recover your system.
To be sure, you need to follow the owners manual.
1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.