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MAC Recovery Partition Gone...

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Last Modified: 2015-10-12
I have a MacBook Pro 2012 I am working on for a client... I grabbed all data & just copied it to a external hard drive... I did NOT do a time machine backup - it wanted to take 6hrs... so I opted not to do... I know first mistake...

I went into disk utility & had an issue erasing the Macintosh HD, it finally went but then it didn't show the drive so I partitioned the drive... I think at this point maybe I somehow deleted the recovery partition...

Now I CANNOT get back into the recovery options, where it says to Reinstall OSX - El Capitan... I was going to do a FRESH Install & then drop all her data back in & rebuild ONLY the programs she needed...

What Can I do... I have another MAC, is there any way to copy the recovery utilities over from my MAC to her MAC??  

I have an OLD install disc Mac OSX Install Disc 1, will this get me where I need to go?

How do I get back the recovery partition??

I need to finish by tomorrow Morning... OMGOSHHHH I AM STRESSED!!!  I hope there is something you guys can do to point me in the right direction!!

Thanks for ur help!
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