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Windows 8.1 failed to reset PC because required partition is missing

Hi, I have a legitimate Window 8.1. Someday I played with partition software and then my recovery partition is lost.
Someday after that, I want to restore my Windows 8.1 to factory reset condition but it won't because a required drive partition is missing and my laptop is don't have DVD/CD ROM.

What should I do please help.

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Please post images or share links of any error messages or codes.


For all steps please post images and or share links using one drive, drop box, or google drive.


1) Please post an image of disk management:

a) widen these columns: Volume and Status > make sure that no characters are cut off
b) widen these rows: Disk 0, disk 1, etc. > make sure that no characters are cut off


2) Download and install: Minitool partition wizard:

https://www.partitionwizard.com/

Click launch > post an image into this thread


3) Open administrative command prompt and type or copy and paste: (all at one time)

bcdedit /enum all
reagentc /info
diskpart
lis dis
lis vol
sel dis 0
det dis
lis par
sel par 1
det par
sel par 2
det par
sel par 3
det par
sel par 4
det par
sel par 5
det par
sel par 6
det par
sel dis 1
det dis
lis par
sel par 1
det par
sel par 2
det par
sel par 3
det par
sel par 4
det par
sel par 5
det par
sel par 6
det par

Post images or share links displaying the commands with results.


4) Indicate whether you want to remain using Windows 8.1 or perform a free upgrade to Windows 10.


5) Find a flash drive that you can format (> or = 8 GB)


6) Create a bootable Windows 10 iso:

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2376-create-bootable-usb-flash-drive-install-windows-10-a.html

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9230-download-windows-10-iso-file.html

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10


7) List any of these installed or recently uninstalled non-Microsoft software

a) antivirus
b) firewall
c) drive encryption


8) Run the DM log collector and post a share link into this thread:

https://www.tenforums.com/bsod-crashes-debugging/2198-bsod-posting-instructions.html

https://www.elevenforum.com/t/bsod-posting-instructions.103/


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Just checking if there's any progress or updates?

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