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Restart-->Thinkvantage ---> Option F11(RNR) Disappear

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Restart-->Thinkvantage ---> Option F11(RNR) Disappear

#1 Post by waikinng » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:46 am

Hi, My T60 has used for 14 months.

Owing to some upgrading problem, I follow the guide to restore factory settings and press Thinkvantage when starting the NB. I remember there is F11 appear in the past. However, I could not find option F11 RNR last night.

I get into myt XP Pro and check that HPA is still here and it's about 4.XGb. I repeat several times and this problem still cannot be solved.

Anyone faced same problem? How to let it appears again?

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#2 Post by ryengineer » Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:13 pm

Try the following two possible solutions:

1. Either (re)install latest version of Rescue and Recovery:

Rescue and Recovery™ 4.2 for Windows XP and 2000.


2. Repair the boot sector:

Rescue and Recovery - Recovery repair diskette.

You would require a floppy disk drive for this.
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#3 Post by alacrityathome » Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:36 pm


yes, somewhere along the line, you changed the boot sector. Did you add another software program like Acronis or Ghost? Or did you add a dual boot with another o/s?

One thing you might do is to take a hard drive image of your present C drive. Then, use the prior posters recommendations or... go thru the RnR with your CD/DVD disks which will put the F11 capability back into place. Then, re image your hard drive.


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#4 Post by r. aster » Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:55 pm

Perhaps the OP has just lost the prompt message, not the actual function?

After a BIOS upgrade a while back, the prompt message listing the actions for PF1, PF11, and PF12 went away, but the actions still work fine. I have toggled the BIOS option that is supposed to control this but there is no effect.

Any ideas?


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#5 Post by qmp198596 » Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:06 pm

do you use rnr 3.1?just use the button "thinkvantage"

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