Maintenance Patch for ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery v3.0x
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Maintenance Patch for ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery v3.0x
58.85 MB
3.01.0042 11 Sep 2006
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4.82 KB
3.01.0042 11 Sep 2006
This package will update Rescue and Recovery version 3.00.0025 or 3.00.0027 to version 3.01.0042. Rescue and Recovery version 3.00.0025 or 3.00.0027 must be installed on your system for this update to work.

If your system already has version 3.01.0037 installed, uninstall version 3.01.0037 and install the main package. Do not use this maintenance patch.
Additional information
Summary of changes

The following information provides details of problems which have been corrected in this version of the software:

  1. Rescue and Recovery now successfully performs a backup to USB hard drive after the USB memory key has been removed and the operating system has re-enumerated the devices.
  2. Rescue and Recovery now successfully boots to the Rescue and Recovery workspace after completing a restore operation to a previous version and then overinstalling with the current version.
  3. During installation and during backup and restore procedures, Rescue and Recovery no longer removes registry keys in the "Shell folder" path.
  4. Rescue and Recovery no longer has an installation hang on OEM systems.
  5. Rescue and Recovery environment now supports network connectivity for Z61 and R60 ThinkPad computers.
  6. Rescue and Recovery now supports writing to and reading from dual-layer DVDs.
Downloading the package
  1. Click the file links to download the files from the Web page.
  2. When prompted, select a drive and directory in which to save the downloaded files.
Installing the package

Note: This maintenance patch is meant to be applied only to officially released builds of Rescue and Recovery versions 3.00.0025, 3.00.0027 and, 3.01.0037. If an administrative install (install using msiexec.exe and .msi file) was used to install versions 3.00.0025, 3.00.0027 or, 3.01.0037, the uncompressed source must be available on the system in order for the patch to be applied. Please use the following instructions to run the patch. The instructions below assume that version 3.00.0025, 3.00.0027 or, 3.01.0037 is already installed on the target system.

  1. Close all open applications.
  2. Click Start, select Find or Search, then click Files and folders.
  3. Type rnr30webupdate042.exe in the search field, then click Find Now. This will locate the file you just downloaded.
  4. Double-click the rnr30webupdate042.exe icon.
  5. Click Next, then read the license agreement.
  6. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement.
  7. Click Next.
  8. The necessary files will extract to the C:\SWTOOLS\APPS\RnR30\webupdate042 directory and the installation should start automatically.
  9. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
Uninstalling the package

If Rescue and Recovery version 3.00.0025,3.00.0027 or, 3.01.0037 and the Web update were installed using Windows Installer 3.0 or greater, the Web update can be uninstalled using the following commands. If version 3.00.0025, 3.00.0027, or 3.01.0037 were installed with a previous version of Windows Installer, then the Web update cannot be uninstalled. Windows Installer 3.0 or greater is included in Windows XP SP2. If you installed version 3.00.0025, 3.00.0027, or 3.01.0037 using setup.exe (non-administrative install), then Windows Installer 3.0 is installed automatically. If version 3.00.0025, 3.00.0027, or 3.01.0037 was installed using msiexec.exe and the .msi file with a user interface (non-silent), you will be warned that you will not be able to uninstall future updates if Windows Installer is not 3.0 or greater.

  1. Click Start, then click Run.
  2. Type Msiexec /I {BF90215F-2D7B-4C84-8A24-A03BC41B95DD} MSIPATCHREMOVE={27BD642E-BF7F-45E9-8767-3DF535CD5522} /qb
  3. Click OK.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions, if any, to complete the uninstallation.

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Document ID : DS003702
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-65795
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