Troubleshooting hp pcs, how to recover an hp laptop


HPhường Recovery Manager is a Windows software program designed for HP.. consumers. It provides a recovery environment so that we can restore damaged or normal HPhường. computers to lớn the desired previous state. Here MiniTool tells how lớn use these recovery options.

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What Exactly Is HP. Recovery Manager

Simply put, HP.. Recovery Manager is a Windows software program. Obviously, only HP.. computer users can install & use it.

To get into lớn HP.. Recovery Manager, turn on HPhường computer and continuously press F11 key once every second until it says Windows is loading files. Then the Recovery Manager opens.

From the official introduction, we can see that HP Recovery Manager provides 9 useful features, which are categories into 4 sections: Help, Precautions, Maintenance, & Support.


Key Features of HPhường Recovery Manager

#1 Reinstall drivers and/or applications

It helps us reinstall the software & hardware drivers that were originally installed on the computer. For commercial computers, the recovery option may no longer be feasible.

If there is not enough disk space on the computer lớn reinstall the program, choose a method from the 10 ways to miễn phí up disk space in Windows 10.

Note: For custom computers, we should try khổng lồ reinstall the original programs by using the specific software installation CD/DVD which comes with our computers.

#2 Windows System Reset

We can use this feature when we need khổng lồ remix our computer. It repairs the computer by reinstalling the operating system. And we can choose to keep our files or remove sầu everything during the operation.

How to factory remix HPhường laptop? Follow these steps to reset HP laptop:

Step 1. Restart the computer và enter “Choose an option”.

Step 2. Cliông xã “Troubleshoot” và cliông chồng “Remix you PC” in the next page.

Step 3. Make a choice.

Keep my files: delete all preinstalled HPhường apps, apps & drivers install by ourselves; save sầu our personal files intact & rephối the system lớn factory.Remove sầu everything: delete all preinstalled HPhường apps, apps & drivers we install include our personal files và then rephối the system khổng lồ factory.

Step 4. Choose lớn delete the files only in system drive sầu or in all drives.

Step 5. Choose to lớn “Just remove my files” or “Fully clean the drive”. Then cliông chồng “Reset” & wait for it to lớn complete.

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#3 HP Recovery Environment

In addition lớn factory reset HP.. máy tính xách tay, HP.. Recovery Environment allows us to lớn perform File Backup, System Recovery, Minimized Image Recovery (restore OS, drives and select software only) & show liên hệ information.

The following are the specific steps to lớn enter the recovery environment (The steps are for HPhường. Omen 15 máy tính users only):

Step 1. Type “HP. Recovery Manager” in Start screen, & press “Enter” lớn tìm kiếm.

Step 2. Cliông xã “HP Recovery Manager” in the window and then choose “Windows Recovery Environment”.

Step 3. Cliông xã “OK” in the pop-up window to lớn continue, and wait for the computer to restart.


Step 4. When we are in the recovery environment, we can choose the features we need by following the instructions on the screen.

System Recovery: restore our computer lớn its original factory condition.File Backup: baông xã up our data on the computer.Minimized Image Recovery: reinstall all hardware-related drivers and software and the OS, but not including other software applications.Show contact information: show the information we tương tác with the HP Customer Support.Run Computer Checkup: use the hardware diagnostics toll khổng lồ diagnose our computer’s memory, HD, etc...


#4 Create recovery media

This helps us save sầu the computer"s software image on a Disc or USB flash drive sầu. If a serious software/hardware failure occurs, the recovery disk can fully restore the computer.

How to save sầu the recovery image on the truyền thông (USB hard drives/discs) by HPhường Recovery Media Creation, so that we can use it to restore the computer khổng lồ its original state in the sự kiện of a serious problem happen lớn the computer?

Here are the steps for to lớn HPhường notebook computer (scan desktop computer) & Compaq computers that came with Windows 8 to lớn create recovery media on USB drive:

We need lớn pay attention lớn it before we start:

The size of the USB flash drive sầu must be less than 32 GB.We are allowed to create only one recovery image. If we had created a recovery image on other truyền thông media previously, we cannot create a recovery image on the USB drive.The creation process takes about half an hour. If we are performing an operation that requires reboot of the computer, we may not be able khổng lồ successfully create a recovery media. We need to lớn arrange our time properly.

Step 1. Search “HP Recovery Manager” in Start screen & then press “Enter. Clichồng “Recovery Media Creation” in the main thực đơn.


Note: In the process of creating recovery truyền thông, we may receive the following error prompts. This shows that we have sầu created recovery truyền thông media, so we can"t create another one. If the first recovery truyền thông is not intact but we still receive sầu this message, try to lớn use other ways to get a new recovery image.


Step 2. Cheông xã “I Accept” and then cliông xã Continue.


Step 3. If the system prompts us khổng lồ enter an administrator password or make a confirmation, just bởi as required. When the "User Account Control" window asks if we want the program khổng lồ change the computer, click "Yes".

Step 4.

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Connect the USB flash drive sầu khổng lồ the computer & choose “USB Flash Drive” from the three options.


Step 5. Follow the instructions on the screen khổng lồ save sầu the recovery truyền thông media to the USB flash drive và then cliông chồng “Finish”. Pull off the USB flash drive sầu and keep it safe.

#5 Windows System Restore

If we use HP. Recovery Manager lớn baông chồng up files on our computer, then we can restore these files by using the same program

Tip: The recovery process may take trăng tròn lớn 40 minutes khổng lồ start. Do not cthất bại the restore window during restoring.

Step 1. xuất hiện the location where the backup file is stored. Insert the USB flash drive sầu if we save the backup in it.

Step 2. Open the backup folder and double-cliông xã to open the executable that was created during the backup process. Then click “Yes” in the pop-up window khổng lồ continue.

Step 3. Cliông xã “Next” in the welcome window.


Step 4. Cheông chồng the tệp tin types which we want khổng lồ restore. Then clichồng “Next”.


Step 5. The window will show our files will restore khổng lồ which location. Click “Next”.


Step 6. Wait for the restore progress to lớn complete. Cliông xã “Finish” when HP Recovery Manager restores successfully.

#6 Windows File History

We can baông xã up in the File History so that files can be restored in time when the original files are lost. At the same time, it also provides the function of restore.

Windows File History helps us create a backup or restore files from an existing backup. Read the detailed steps (for HP & Compaq desktop computer and máy vi tính that came with Windows 10 or Windows 8):

Step 1. Restart the computer & press “F11” button enter “Choose an option”.

Step 2. Cliông chồng “Troubleshoot” and clichồng “Recovery Manager” in the next page. Then select “File Backup”.


Step 3. Choose the backup method.

Auto Selection: bachồng up a certain type of file, for instance: pictures, videos, music, movie, emails, etc.User Selection: select individual files by ourselves. Then cliông chồng “Next”.

Step 4. Choose a location to lớn save the backup files và cliông xã “Next”.


Step 5. Make sure the location and clichồng “Next” to lớn continue.


Step 6. Wait for HP Recovery Manager lớn create the backup. Clichồng “Next” when it successfully created the backup.

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#7 Perform computer maintenance

This feature helps troubleshoot HP.. computer issues, computer updates, and gets us learn more about our own computers.

#8 Remove sầu recovery partition

delete the factory installed software backup image khổng lồ không lấy phí up available hard drive space.

When facing the problem of hard drive is full, we can no longer save more new files to lớn it. At this point, we need khổng lồ clean up or extover partition to create some available space. We can also không lấy phí up disk space by removing recovery partition.

The HP computer is previously installed with some software backup images on the recovery partition of a hard drive sầu. So we can remove the recovery partition khổng lồ không lấy phí up hard drive sầu space.

Step 1. xuất hiện “HPhường Recovery Manager” and then click “Remove recovery partition”.

Step 2. Delete the specific partition according to lớn its instructions.



#9 Get Assistance from HP

We can tương tác the HP.. customer tư vấn khổng lồ help us solve the problem that we can’t fix.

How khổng lồ use HPhường. Recovery Manager? View this article, you’ll get solutions. Cliông xã to lớn tweet

Bottom Line

As you can see, HP.. Recovery Manager is a practical system backup và restore software to lớn HP users in the aspect of factory rephối HP máy tính, restore HP. máy vi tính to previous state, backup files, etc. For non-HPhường users, we recommkết thúc using MiniTool software to manage hard drive sầu space and keep data safe.



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