Using the HP Recovery partition to recover a minimized image (select models only)
The HP Recovery partition (select models only) allows you to perform a minimized image recovery
without the need for recovery discs or a recovery USB flash drive. This type of recovery can only be
used if the hard drive is still working.
To start HP Recovery Manager from the HP Recovery partition:
1. Press f11 while the computer boots.
– or –
Press and hold f11 as you press the power button.
2. Choose your keyboard layout.
3. Select Troubleshoot from the boot options menu.
4. Select Recovery Manager, and follow the on-screen instructions.