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Forum Thread: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition

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Rex Henderson Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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I have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on my Win XP computer which has PPT 2007. Secunia shows I have this (dangerously?)outdated MSO PPT Viewer 2003 file in my HP Recovery Partition D:\. How do I get into this recovery partition to remove it??

Thanks in advance,

Rex Henderson

wr RE: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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I don't know of a way to access the recovery disc, but it's really easy to use the Advanced mode & create an ignore rule, that way you want be nagged about the insecurity.
Open Settings
Scroll down to Ignore Rules box.
Under Rule Name type Backup
Under Rule type d:\
Click save ignore rule & then close
Hope this helps. Regards, wr

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Rex Henderson RE: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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Thanksz for your help - most appreciated.
Rex
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wr RE: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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you're welcome-hope everything is OK now.
Regards, wr

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token114 RE: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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Last edited on 3rd Jul, 2009 15:43
on 18th Mar, 2009 19:06, wr wrote:
I don't know of a way to access the recovery disc, but it's really easy to use the Advanced mode & create an ignore rule, that way you want be nagged about the insecurity.
Open Settings
Scroll down to Ignore Rules box.
Under Rule Name type Backup
Under Rule type d:\
Click save ignore rule & then close
Hope this helps. Regards, wr


I have Win Vista Home Premium (loath to update to SP1), with no MS Office(2003 -07 or otherwise) application installed. I utilize the viewer for work purposes from our company's server. This goes through a Citrix program & portal.

I also have this file (d:\hp\apps\APP06432\src\MSWORKS\PFILES\OFFICE\PPV \PPTVIEW.EXE ) installed on my recovery partition for my HP Pavilion desktop. I don't think that setting an "Ignore Rule" actually will benefit, especially if the "D" drive that is set for "Recovery" somehow gets corrupted because of the presence of this file and becomes unusable. Is "ignoring" the problem an actual solution? I am certain of one thing. I don't want this file on my recovery partition.

Is there a way to safely delete the file from the "D" drive without corrupting the recovery function?

Thanks,
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Maurice Joyce RE: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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Leave the recovery drive intact. PSI will continue to scan it but will not report on it.

The recovery drive has no access to anything nasty. If U ever use it that will be the time to remove/update the offending file.

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liujing RE: Cannot remove From D: (Recovery Partition
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Hey guys! Iíve found a free 64 bit Windows partition manager by accident. I downloaded it and used it. This software was amazing and easy to use. The most important is that it is free here I would like to share it with you. Following are copied from the website:

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