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Sony vaio will not restore from recovery discs after changing hdd

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  • Hard Drives
  • Sony Vaio
  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
December 5, 2011 9:29:47 AM


I changed the hard drive in my Sony Vaio FW51ZF from a 500gb to a 750gb and when I try to restore from the recovery discs I made when I purchased the machine (I made 3 sets just in case!) it restores the recovery partition and I think drive C but when it says remove disc and restart to restore programs to drive C, I get a recurring error message saying "Windows could not complete the installation. To install Windows on this computer , restart the installation" . The only thing that is different is the hard drive size, but I kept the C drive partition to the factory default size . Has anyone else had this problem and did you find an answer to it,
any help please.

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December 5, 2011 8:50:10 PM

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December 5, 2011 8:50:43 PM

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