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Urgent! Help On 0ne Key Recovery


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#1 eggway

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 10:00 AM

I am using lenovo 3000 Y300 notebook,


i have re sized the C drive partition from 30GB to 60GB as 30GB for windows vista is not enough.
Because after i install all the required program, 10GB of free disk space, this is before vista SP1 is installed.
But vista SP1 just wont installed as it required a free space of 15GB to install ( during installation only required 15GB).


Now, i format the C drive (60GB) with XP home SP2, installed SP3..
My school application only works with windows vista OS.

i need to install the application and do my project. Thankz in advance



The problem is how do i do a one key recovery to restore my PC back to vista.
There is a eisa partition in my hard disk, about 11GB.
The lenovo one key recovery will not work in a re-sized partition.
I contact lenovo support asking about this issue, but they insist on me bringing my notebook to the service center and pay a fee to get
the one key recovery working.
The step they told is to do a one key recovery installation using DOS from a system disc only at lenovo service center. And than do a one key recovery to
get the eisa configuration back to C drive. This time, the C drive will not be limited to 30GB due to the version of the recovery key. The higher the bigger the C drive supported.


Can anyone using lenovo 3000 Y300 let me know their default C partition size, all 5 number like 12345MB and all let me know the size of the D partition.
Or, anyone know to run a eisa configuration without the one key recovery button pressed.

Notes, lenovo eisa configuration partition contain OS and driver.

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#2 smurfgod

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 12:34 PM

What program do you need to install for school?
ok, well i'm not so sure on the one key recovery thing. did they give you a system restore disk? I know that you're supposed to burn a couple of disks from inside vista in order to restore it. At least that's what mine kept barking at me when i first got it.

#3 eggway

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 07:20 PM

Nono... this feature in lenovo- one key recovery
does not required to create a recovery disc.
The recovery can be launch by pressing a button design to run the eisa configuration partition.

But the recovery known as the one key recovery button wont run if the C partition is re-sized other than the default size when the one key recovery is working.


Anyone know the size of the C partition, all 5 number required like 12345MB.



Or is there another way to do a partition restore to the default or able to run the recovery on a re-sized partition?

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 01:11 PM

partition magic might do it. never used it, but seen it reccommended a few times on here.




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