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Windows 8 OEM can't refresh/reinstall

  1. #11


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Yup Turkish SL will possibly be impossible to find..the only one I found was ** REMOVED ** in case you interested.

    You may wanna try EaseUs Partition Recovery.
    I am downloading it atm. But I will also try to merge WinRE and C:/. I have one other friend who has the same PC as me and he told me there is a folder called WinRE in C:/Windows/system32/recovery/. So yes I will merge it and move that WinRE folder to there.

    EDIT: The core version you found, I might download it but will my Turkish key work with it? I can use the OS English no problem for me if it works.
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Aug 2013 at 16:57. Reason: removed link

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  2. #12


    It should, keys are edition specific only...
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  3. #13


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    For some reason I cannot merge WinRE partition and C:/. Actually, I can't merge WinRE with any other partitions. I have requested ReAgent file from my friend. The first one is his file. Second is mine. There are few differences maybe someone can understand few things?

    <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
    <WindowsRE version="1.0">
    <WinreBCD id="{6278aae3-3ffc-11e2-89c2-920abefa6c91}"/>
    <WinreLocation path="\Recovery\6278aae3-3ffc-11e2-89c2-920abefa6c91" id="0" offset="1048576" guid="{c982f599-d029-4205-9154-b7fccc315f3d}"/>
    <ImageLocation path="\WinRE" id="0" offset="1048576" guid="{c982f599-d029-4205-9154-b7fccc315f3d}"/>
    <OsInstallLocation path="\RecoveryImage" id="0" offset="739775610880" guid="{c982f599-d029-4205-9154-b7fccc315f3d}" index="1"/>
    <CustomImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" guid="{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}" index="0"/>
    <InstallState state="1"/>
    <OsInstallAvailable state="1"/>
    <CustomImageAvailable state="0"/>
    <IsAutoRepairOn state="1"/>
    <WinREStaged state="0"/>
    <OperationParam path=""/>
    <OsBuildVersion path="9200.16442.amd64fre.win8_gdr.121023-1503"/>
    <OemTool state="0"/>
    <BootKey state="15616"/>
    <IsServer state="0"/>
    <ScheduledOperation state="5"/>
    </WindowsRE>

    <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?><WindowsRE version="1.0">
    <WinreBCD id="{cd5a2eec-db8f-11e2-97d1-cc3d1d4c755b}"/>
    <WinreLocation path="\Recovery\cd5a2eec-db8f-11e2-97d1-cc3d1d4c755b" id="0" offset="1048576" guid="{c982f599-d029-4205-9154-b7fccc315f3d}"/>
    <ImageLocation path="\WinRE" id="0" offset="1048576" guid="{c982f599-d029-4205-9154-b7fccc315f3d}"/>
    <OsInstallLocation path="\WinRE" id="0" offset="1078984704" guid="{c982f599-d029-4205-9154-b7fccc315f3d}" index="1"/>
    <CustomImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" guid="{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}" index="0"/>
    <InstallState state="0"/>
    <OsInstallAvailable state="1"/>
    <CustomImageAvailable state="0"/>
    <IsAutoRepairOn state="1"/>
    <WinREStaged state="0"/>
    <OperationParam path=""/>
    <OsBuildVersion path="9200.16442.amd64fre.win8_gdr.121023-1503"/>
    <OemTool state="0"/>
    <BootKey state="15616"/>
    <IsServer state="0"/>
    <ScheduledOperation state="5"/>
    </WindowsRE>

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  4. #14


    I assume you have tried this? How to fix "Insert media": Some files are missing... in Windows 8 | Pureinfotech

    sfc/scannow should tell you of any corrupt files...
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