This is, of course, not the case for every user, but there’s a large number of users, including myself, who faced this issue.
Luckily, there are a couple of workarounds that will help you resolve this issue.
- Lenovo IdeaCentre is a famous brand of all-in-one PCs.
- The Lenovo recovery partition allows your system to boot in safe mode, in case it cannot boot normally.
- Some users report that the Lenovo recovery partition is not found on their computers.
Use a third-party software
- Download and install RMPrepUSB
- Plug your Windows PC into an external monitor
- Launch the software
- Select Lenovo IdeaCentre 300 from the dropdown menu
- Select the USB drive from the drop-down menu
- Click the button that says Create
- Follow the instructions on the screen
Check the BIOS
- Go to the BIOS of your laptop and check if you have enabled a recovery partition.
- If you don’t have one, you should enable it now.
- Restart your laptop.
- Go to the partition manager
Go to the partition manager and select which partition you want to delete.
- Repeat these steps until all your partitions are gone.
- Go to BIOS
Go to BIOS and navigate to the Security tab.
- Under Security, select UEFI Firmware Security.
- Under UEFI Firmware Security, click on Edit.
- Select Disable UEFI Firmware security.
- Once disabled, click Apply and then OK to save.
- Restart your laptop.
Use an OEM tool
- Download Lenovo’s PC Care tool.
- Open the app and select Update and Recovery from the left-hand pane.
- Click the Create a Recovery Drive button.
- Then select the Create Partition Recovery Drive option.
- Select the partition size, and then click the Create button.
Reset the BIOS
- Power on your computer and boot into BIOS.
- Select the System Configuration option.
- Click the Advanced tab.
- Look for the Boot Order list.
- Change the order of the boot devices by moving the hard drive up.
- Save the changes and exit.
Use third-party software
- Download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.
- Install it.
- Launch the software.
- Click the Damaged Partitions tab.
- Click Start button to scan.
- Select the files you want to recover and click the Recover button.
How can I get rid of Lenovo IdeaCentre Recovery Partition?
- On Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP, a Lenovo IdeaCentre Recovery Partition (formerly known as the Lenovo Recovery Environment) is an additional partition that is automatically installed on your hard drive; this partition allows you to restore your Lenovo IdeaCentre to factory settings in case your computer malfunctions.
- This partition is helpful in the initial setup of your new Lenovo IdeaCentre computer but, once your computer is set up, you can delete the Lenovo Recovery Partition.
- Lenovo IdeaCentre Recovery Partition: What is it?
- Lenovo Recovery Environment contains useful recovery tools that will assist you with the entire recovery process that includes two recovery modes: “Quick Recovery” and “Advanced Recovery”.
- Quick Recovery is the default recovery mode and Lenovo recommends users to use this recovery mode if their Lenovo IdeaCentre computer has encountered a major hardware malfunction.
- Advanced Recovery is an advanced mode that will allow users to recover their Lenovo IdeaCentre computer to factory settings; this is done by restoring the operating system to factory default settings.
- Once the Lenovo Recovery Environment is loaded, you will be prompted with the following screen, which will provide you with two options: “Launch Recovery Environment” and “Exit Recovery Environment”.
- Launch Lenovo Recovery Environment.
- Select “Quick Recovery” or “Advanced Recovery”.