Windows Recovery Console, ever used it ?

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  1. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

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    I know lots of people have System restore enabled, and some have made use of it. But has anybody ever used WRC, and if so how successful was it, or not ?

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    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307654

    http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/win_xp_rec.htm


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  2. mikisu

    mikisu Registered Member

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    Have used it on many occasions,when attempting to repair Windows,but presumably because Windows was beyond salvation,I have NEVER found it enabled a successful repair:'(

    Mike

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  3. FirePost

    FirePost Registered Member

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    Yes. I have used it successfully a few times to fix the MBR.
     
  4. starfish_001

    starfish_001 Registered Member

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    Yes a few times - MBR / Boot.ini / disable service

    Not as useful as it could be
     
  5. trickyricky

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    I've used it many times, particularly to recover from XP's mysterious habit of losing or corrupting files which make up the registry. It's fine, as long as you can "work" a commandline environment and as long as you know what the DOS commands do. Not friendly at all, but a lifesaver nonetheless.
     
  6. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    Used it after the fabulous Windows Defender undefended the MBR upon uninstall following a superbly unsuccessful use.
    Mrk
     
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