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Windows 8.1 Recovery - Could not find recovery environment

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    ok. This is exactly the same problem that I helped this gentleman last week. You need to open the Admin Command prompt
    1. Type: diskpart
    2. Type: Select disk 0
    3. Type list partition

    And look for the partition with "Recovery" label, Take a note of the size of the partition then follow the instruction from this post:
    Could not find recovery environment
    None of my partitions is named "Recovery" (see pictures that I posted above)...
    And, before I came here to ask for help, I have searched in this forum, but nothing helped me out, including your link.

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  2. #12


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Not from the desktop, from the OEM Recovery USB/DVD,
    If I'm getting it right, I cannot do that either, because I cannot use "Recovery Drive" option. Watch the screen shots above.
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  3. #13


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    I don't see the other commands topgundcp told you to run in the previous post he linked to.

    They have your named OEM instead of Recovery.
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  4. #14


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    I don't see the other commands topgundcp told you to run in the previous post he linked to.

    They have your named OEM instead of Recovery.
    Here they are:

    Click image for larger version
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  5. #15


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    Did you use some kind of partitioning software to get that 49GB partition?
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Did you use some kind of partitioning software to get that 49GB partition?
    Yes, I used "EaseUs Partition Master"!
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  7. #17


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    Afraid of that, you may have buggered up your recovery. At this point I would try to assign 6 as your recovery and see what happens.
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  8. #18


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Afraid of that, you may have buggered up your recovery. At this point I would try to assign 6 as your recovery and see what happens.
    I tried, it says the same thing; "There is no volume specified. Please select a volume and try again."
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  9. #19


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    Quote Originally Posted by philbyk View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Afraid of that, you may have buggered up your recovery. At this point I would try to assign 6 as your recovery and see what happens.
    I tried, it says the same thing; "There is no volume specified. Please select a volume and try again."
    I would say time to order recovery media from Packard Bell: Packard Bell Recovery Media
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    Quote Originally Posted by philbyk View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Did you use some kind of partitioning software to get that 49GB partition?
    Yes, I used "EaseUs Partition Master"!
    (EaseUs Partition Master) again.
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