Reg. HP recovery partition

By shankar_0426
May 23, 2009
  1. Hi all,
    1)I have recently purchased HDX1155CA Laptop.I got 280 gb single partition.I want to make repartition the hard drive.Whether i can use recovery software located recovery drive to restore the original OS into repartitioned drive using recovery drive present in laptop.

    2)I want to install windows 7.whether i can recover to original vista using recovery partition available with system.

  2. fastco

    fastco TS Rookie Posts: 1,118

    Leave the partitions the way they are, upgrade to Windows 7 but leave the restore partition intact. Then when and if you want to restore back to factory specs then just do a system restore.
    You can also make recovery disks for you computer then you can do whatever you want to the partitions.
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