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Windows 8 Recovery Media

  Taff™ 16:14 03 Nov 2012
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Just managed to mess up my first Win 8 setup and can't access the Windows system. Can someone point me to a download for recovery media. (64 bit)?

  Taff™ 21:53 03 Nov 2012

Done it so many times that I couldn't believe Win8 was a risk. Got complacent I guess. Up till now so many PC's and laptops with 500 Gb HDD's are split 50/50 so data can be stored on the "D" drive. This Lenovo is one partition (Apart from the various minute partitions outlined above which amount to 1 GB)

I think it's going back to PCW tomorrow and see if their techies can give me a Win8 recovery media. Otherwise a straight replacement.

  Taff™ 23:00 03 Nov 2012

Glug! Thanks rdave13, thought I was on my own for a minute although I shall as Brumas says "retire for the night" shortly. I didn't use Ubuntu to redefine the partitions. Like you I used a Windows environment partition manager. As you say Windows 8 works slightly differently - give me Vista every time! (Glug!)

  Taff™ 08:42 05 Nov 2012

Well I gave up on this setup and the machine went back to PCW. Techguys didn't have a rescue disk or USB memory stick rescue device. Simply exchanged the tower. Very courteous service with no fuss at all.

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