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"Some Files are Missing"-can't get ASUS recovery partition

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    By adding (creating) the "D" partition you bumped back your recovery partition from 5 to 6

    This is ALSO what happens when you update windows 8 to windows 8.1 (an extra partition is created)

    You need to re-register the new recovery partition..

    Please open command prompt(admin)

    Type> reagentc /info

    you will notice a line>

    Recovery image location: \\?\GLOBALROOT\device\harddisk0\partition5\RecoveryImage

    that line needs to read like this >

    Recovery image location: \\?\GLOBALROOT\device\harddisk0\partition6\RecoveryImage

    to re-register the proper location would type>

    Reagentc /setosimage /path \\?\GLOBALROOT\device\harddisk0\partition6\RecoveryImage /index 1

    Note: Your Folder may not be "RecoveryImage" so just replace your folder name instead of "RecoveryImage"
    It is usually easier to Copy and Paste your location from cmd prompt and edit the partition number
    After I set the id for the two partitions, this is what I have now - 2 partitions designated as recovery. Is this correct?

    Click image for larger version

    Honestly, at this point I am afraid to reboot - I am so lost....thanks for all your help.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    Yes. you should have two recovery partitions - one is the tools and the other is the image..

    what concerns me is the INDEX being #2

    But go into control panel > recovery > create a recovery drive

    now that you have registered the image
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  3. #13


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    Yes. you should have two recovery partitions - one is the tools and the other is the image..

    what concerns me is the INDEX being #2

    But go into control panel > recovery > create a recovery drive

    now that you have registered the image
    Well, I was able to create a flash drive with the recovery environment on it, so I guess everything is working. I also created a custom refresh image, which is partition #5, see below.

    Click image for larger version

    I am going to reboot now....I hope everything is okay. If you think this indexing is a problem, please let me know, as I am supposed to take this computer back to my friend tomorrow and I won't be able to do any more on it after that.
    Thanks for your help!

    *EDIT: I have a couple more days, if we need to get this INDEXING issue corrected.
    Last edited by simrick; 01 Mar 2015 at 23:24.
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