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    system partition won't boot


    hello i have a sony vaio vaio F11 (model 2010) with preinstalled win7 home os.i have upgrade to win 8prox64 and after that update to win8.1 pro x64.i start to cretae an image backup yesterday with acronis true image but i noticed( except cdrive and system reserved that find them acronis) that system recovery wasn't visible from acronis!!in disk management i saw the message that this partition(system recovery) not assigned.i try to add letter ,change a letter and the status is in the attachement file.but i can't anymore boot with F10 the vaio recovery!!so i if want to restore factory settings (with win7) i can't!!i don't delete -format anything.it looks like pc ''lost'' or ''can't find partition recovery''...while reboot...so when i reboot and put F10 simply boot the curernt version(win 8.1).any help please?i'm not anchius if win 7 or preinstalled old sofwtares (by sony) can be loaded.i'affraid if my hard disk is bad....










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    Check out this link for repair:
    If you don't have an installation disk, see if you can borrow one.

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