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Don't know what to do with manufacturer's RAR (not iso) recovery?

phantomeye 34 10 March 23, 2016 at 04:23 AM
I'm having problems with a laptop I just got. I was given a link by the manufacturer to a couple of RAR files that extracted into the picture below. I know how to burn ISo files to USB through Rufus or Unetbootin, and I've even used poweriso to get some files like below onto a bootable USB (Windows 7), but when I tried to do the same thing, it actually didn't have etfsboot.bin or the equivalent. I then tried copying then straight onto a USB, and surprise! I could actually boot from it. But then it just started running through a couple of CMDs and then ended in a command prompt asking to reboot.

Just note in the images file there is a 6GB+ WIM file that I extracted and it seems like it's a Windows 8 or Windows 10 image as the file explorer icon is the new flat style.

I'm at a complete loss here, and was wondering if you guys could help.



Also here are the files that the manufacturer provided me if anyone wants to take a poke at it:
http://pan.baidu.com/s/1c1kAqy8

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I'm having problems with a laptop I just got. I was given a link by the manufacturer to a couple of RAR files that extracted into the picture below. I know how to burn ISo files to USB through Rufus or Unetbootin, and I've even used poweriso to get some files like below onto a bootable USB (Windows 7), but when I tried to do the same thing, it actually didn't have etfsboot.bin or the equivalent. I then tried copying then straight onto a USB, and surprise! I could actually boot from it. But then it just started running through a couple of CMDs and then ended in a command prompt asking to reboot.

Just note in the images file there is a 6GB+ WIM file that I extracted and it seems like it's a Windows 8 or Windows 10 image as the file explorer icon is the new flat style.

I'm at a complete loss here, and was wondering if you guys could help.



Also here are the files that the manufacturer provided me if anyone wants to take a poke at it:
http://pan.baidu.com/s/1c1kAqy8
Who is the manufacturer?
Your link doesn't work error 404
open the "bat" file in notepad and post it's contents here.
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i don't know.
try this shit, start menu search recovery, then choose "advanced recovery methods", then "use an image", see if it will ask you to choose the WIM file after restart.
i never tried this.
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Quote from phantomeye View Post :
I'm having problems with a laptop I just got. I was given a link by the manufacturer to a couple of RAR files that extracted into the picture below. I know how to burn ISo files to USB through Rufus or Unetbootin, and I've even used poweriso to get some files like below onto a bootable USB (Windows 7), but when I tried to do the same thing, it actually didn't have etfsboot.bin or the equivalent. I then tried copying then straight onto a USB, and surprise! I could actually boot from it. But then it just started running through a couple of CMDs and then ended in a command prompt asking to reboot.

Just note in the images file there is a 6GB+ WIM file that I extracted and it seems like it's a Windows 8 or Windows 10 image as the file explorer icon is the new flat style.

I'm at a complete loss here, and was wondering if you guys could help.



Also here are the files that the manufacturer provided me if anyone wants to take a poke at it:
http://pan.baidu.com/s/1c1kAqy8
Did you by any chance look at the file called "Readme.txt" and see if it gave you any instructions?
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Did you by any chance look at the file called "Readme.txt" and see if it gave you any instructions?
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Did you by any chance look at the file called "Readme.txt" and see if it gave you any instructions?
I think you mean did you ream the reamde.txt file.

Happy to help!
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Do these look like language packs to anyone else?
go in the en-us one and see what's in there
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