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Making a restore point from an external drive

  1. #11

    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    Hi Robbster,

    I see that you have yet to receive help. Now the reason may be that no one has any idea has to how to help you, but after reading your post it would appear that you have a good hand on the situation. Personally I am at a loss as to what you need to do so I am sorry that help will not be coming from me.

    It is good to have new people, and especially those who know how to work out a problem. So please feel free to help others if you can.

    BTW, "Welcome to the Eight Forums." . . .

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  2. #12

    Posts : 7
    Windows 8

    Well, I could have fixed it if I spent hours and hours for about a week. I've been trying to fix this fir 3 days and have given up. Just got a fresh install of windows 7. I got my files easily by hooking up drive to a docking station and copying important files. You can also get them by a live boot of linux. To be honest I hate this new boot EFI & UEFI, I don't understand this GUIDED partition scheme, this GPT. It makes no sense and not many people are familiar with it as it's new. So sorry to anyone who also has this issue but the soulution is this: Find a way to run a .exe in linux and run BOOTICE, it will fix it and restore it's MBR.

    I just grew tired of spending hours and gave up! Thanks anyway guys
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