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Posted on 2012-03-15
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I have a recovery partion on a vista pc. But when i do a reboot its not in the startup
where you useally prees F11 i tried to change the boot order but that does not work
any ideas would be helpfull

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Question by:davy999
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You have not mention here which machine are you using?
for access recovery partion
before using the below key to enter the System recovery partition make sure any USB devices and drives are disconnected and that no CD or other disc is in the computer.

1. Alt + F10 - Access Acer disk-to-disk (D2D) recovery partition. Note: you may need to  
    enable the D2D option in CMOS setup.
2. F9 - Access ASUS EEE PC hidden partition.
3. F10 or F11 - Access the Compaq (Hewlett Packard) recovery partition.
4. Ctrl + F11 or F8 - Access Dell computers Dell System Restore (DSR) partition on many  different models.
 5. F11 - Access eMachine option to restore backup copy.
 6. F11 - Access Gateway hidden restore partition
 7. F11 - Access Lenovo hidden recovery partition.
 8. F10 - Access Sony hidden restore partition.
 9. (zero key) or F8 - Access Toshiba hidden partition
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