Below is a list of key commands that you can run through the Windows Recovery Console:

CD and chdir: Utilities to navigate between folders
CHKDSK: Allows you to control the drive specified. You can use the following options:
  • /P: allows for complete control of the unit and correct any errors.
  • /R: Allows you to identify bad sectors and recover readable information.
COPY: Allows you to copy a file, example: copy source destination
DEL and DELETE: Allows you to delete a file
DIR: Show the list of files and subfolders in a folder
DISABLE: Allows you to disable a service or driver, use the listsvc command to display all services or drivers that you can disable. ENABLE rather active service or driver of the system.
DiskPart: Allows management of partitions.
  • /Add: Creates a new partition.
  • /Delete: Deletes an existing partition.
  • Nome_periferica: The name of the device used to create a new partition.
  • Nome_unità: the name of a unit specified by the corresponding letter, for example D:.
  • Nome_partizione: name of the partition used for deleting an existing partition.
  • Size: size of the new partition in MB
example: diskpart /add /delete nome_periferica nome_unità nome_partizione size

Exit: close the Recovery Console.
EXPAND: decoprime and copy the original file system used to replace corrupted files. Example: expand source [/F: filespec] [destination] [/y]
FIXBOOT: You can write the new code of the boot sector on the Windows system partition
FIXMBR: Lets you restore the boot record (MBR) on the boot partition
FORMAT: Format the drive specified by the file system specified, eg format drive: /Q /FS: file system
LOGON: Show the list of all detected installations of Windows, and requires the local administrator password for the copy of Windows that you want to access
MAP: useful to display a list of drive letters, file system types, partition sizes and connections to physical devices
MD and mkdir: Useful for the creation of new folders. RD and rmdir delete a folder.
REN and RENAME: Useful to rename a file.
SYSTEMROOT: Use the command to set the current working folder on the% SystemRoot% the Windows that you are currently connected.
TYPE: Use the command to display a text file

The following error is due after the installation of certain models of HP printers:
Microsoft Visual Studio C++ Runtime Library
Runtime error!
Program: C:/Windows/SMINST/BLService.exe
This application has requested the Runtime to terminate in an unusual way.
Please contact the application’s support team fore more information.


To resolve this error you should install the following patch provided by HP which in practice perform an upgrade of the Microsoft BitLocker.

Ranked number 429 error ActiveX can not create object
In this case, the error indicated above, has been detected for the application of Phaedra, however, can be any program written in Visual Basic.
The solution is very simple just click on Start - Run and type the following line of code:
Regsvr32 \"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Microsoft Shared\\DAO\\DAO360.DLL\"
If the file is not present with the following line to prove otherwise check the path according to your operating system:
Regsvr32 \"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Microsoft Shared\\DAO\\DAO350.DLL\"