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Lenovo Win7Pro OEM Recovery Media

#1 Post by Annecy » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:33 pm

There's a TP.c ForumThread offering recovery "media" ~
some for free ... some for a (nominal) fee ...

After about 3days (not consecutively) overcoming obstacles
(e.g.,
Failed DVD MultiBurnerIII, a corrupted/failed recovery burn
& Lenovo's (attempt @) restricting the RecoveryMediaBurn to ONE TIME :BAAAD!:)
I FINALLY/successfully burned the Lenovo Win7 OEM Recovery/Reinstall Media ... from my T61p ...
(There are "workarounds" to Lenovo's attempted 1-time creation restriction
posted around the WWW ...
I, however, came up with my own "work-around" :thumbs-UP:
)

I also/then created/'dubbed" iso files from the burned RecoveryMedia ...

I also/then did a successful/test reinstall ... on the originating T61p ...

Lenovo asserts that the RecoveryMedia will only work on the source/originating machine ... :BAAAD!:
however, that may ... or (maybe) may NOT be the case ...
Eventually I will attempt some test recovery installs ...
on other ThinkPads ... including my T61 14.1"ws ...

Anyway ...
I do not (atm) have the bandwidth/time to upload the iso files ...
I could/would ,,, for a nominal fee of $15+costs (e.g., media/mailing ...)
burn recovery media/discs ...
and mail them out ... to anyone ...
who needs/wants (to try) them :idea: :santa: :beer:
2005: T30 2366-85U (XP)
2015: T43 2686-M7U
2017: T61 14.1"ws
2018: T61p 6457-V9K ¦ T60 2008-4AU & 2613-CTO ¦ T420s 4174-BB4
2017: 2 OtC MS-W7s

(WiP: :help:
~revive T30 XP-install ¦ ~T43 SATA-MOD
~sell T61ws
~Max T61p & T60-2008
~Find Ultimate "ClassicTP"
)

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