Alienware Respawn Failed to Start

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Alienware Respawn Failed to Start

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Tried to run Alienware respawn but had to do the DCL checker. It kicked back saying it could not run respawn due to the fact that Window Recovery Envioronemnt Was not present.

If i might so kindly ask, how do i get this enabled so i can back up to OEM factory settings.

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Daniel

 

Product Area 51
BIOS Version String A11
Service Tag  
Express Service Code  
Operating System
Name Microsoft Windows 7
Ultimate Edition (64-bit)
Service Pack Service Pack
1
Build Number 7601
DirectX Version 11
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20GHz (CPU:0)
Name Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU
960 @ 3.20GHz
Cores 4
Threads 8
System Memory
Total Physical Memory 6.00 GB
Maximum Supported Memory 12.00 GB
Hard Drive - SAMSUNG HM400LI USB
Device
Model Number SAMSUNG
HM400LI
Hard Drive - Hitachi
HDS721010CLA332
Vendor Hitachi
Model Number Hitachi
HDS721010CLA332
Serial Number JP2960HD26T6RD
Firmware Revision JP4OA3FF
Marketed Size 1 TB
Optical Drive - PLDS DVDRWBD DH-6E2S SCSI
CdRom Device
Model Number PLDS DVDRWBD
DH-6E2S
Drive Serial Number CN03TD2H7363908D50D3
Firmware Revision 7D12
Optical Drive - PLDS DVD+-RW DH-24ABS SCSI CdRom Device
Model Number PLDS DVD+-RW
DH-24ABS
Drive Serial Number CN0F4GM87363908D50FOA00
Firmware Revision AD11
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  • Hello Daniel, 

    Alienware Respawn is a part of the Windows Recovery Environment in other words Recovery Partition. If the Windows Recovery Environment is not present in the computer or somehow lost, Alienware Respawn would not work. The only way to re-install windows is performing a clean re-installation of the Operating System from the media (Recovery Disks). Please refer the article on How to Install Windows7 in an Alienware Computer for detailed instructions on re-installing the operating system.  

    **Note: Please ensure to back up all the data from your computer before performing the PC Restore as it would erase everything from your computer.

    After re-installing windows, please ensure to install the drivers in the correct order. It is very important for the computer to function properly. 

    Please try the steps and reply with results; I’d be glad to assist you further.

    Thanks & Regards
    Allan D
    #iworkfordell
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  • Hello,

    To re install the Recovery partition on your computer, follow the steps in the article below:

    How to install AlienRespawn?

    Natalia J
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  • Natalia,

     

    I greatly appreciated your link. I have a problem when trying to install software. I have tried so many ways. When i go and verify that i have a recovery image/partition....its there!! I need your awesome help a few more moments to get me thru this pain...lol

     

    Oh.....Happy Friday!!!

     

    Daniel

     

  • http://en.community.dell.com/owners-club/alienware/f/3746/p/19478208/20241254.aspx#20241254

    please reivew and help if you can....this thing should work!!!!

     

  • Hi Daniel,

    Next step is to delete the factory image in the recovery partition and reinstall it (Alienrespawn should install automatically there) but use this version: www.alienrespawn.com/.../Index.html

    Natalia J
    Dell | Alienware Technical Support Alienware Arena
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