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Deleted Vista Recovery Partition. Now XP installer can't read HDD
\015 I deleted the Vista Recovery Partition in my HDD using the WinXP SP3 bootable installer. My laptop came with a vista os, and I was able to change it to xp sp3 without any problem. But I needed to reformat my hd for some other reason so I run the XP bootable installer as usual, but decided to delete the recovery partition so I can could use the extra space it was using. After deleting it using the winxp bootable cd installer, the system went to a halt. So I decided to reboot the pc. Now, whenever I reboot it and let the bootable xp installer do its job, I get the usual ''error blue screen''. I hope to hear from you guys, soonest. Thanks in advance!\015
If you have created recovery disk before the deleting of the recovery partition u can format the drive from your bios and create a new recovery partition using the recovery disk if not if your pc has crashed and your recovery partition is gone u will have to get a new operating system software but if your pc is still stable just run the recovery manager and restore to factory settings and it will put recover partition back on your hard disk
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