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System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

  1. #21

    Thanks for answering, Shawn. Yes, it is a blank unformatted DVD RW. The installation disc is on DVD-R 16x, of which I'm out of.

    I didn't realize the installation disc could be used to recover. I just didn't want to go on without some kind of recovery. I've been installing programs and realized I should some.

    Any ideas what that error is? Just would like to know and learn. Thanks again.

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  2. #22

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Yeah, really no need for one if you have a installation disc.

    It's a bit of a general error that it could not use what you selected to create the disc on. It could be a issue with the DVD-RW. If the blank DVD-RW was not seen by Windows in the Computer window before trying to create the repair disc, then that will give you this error.
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  3. #23

    Yea, no need to get excited over this....It's Beta. I have what I need now. Thank you so much for your help!
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  4. #24

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    64-bit Windows 10

    You're most welcome.
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  5. #25

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    xp , 7Pro, 8RP, Android phone, Tablet

    Brink not a great problem, as stated you can use an installation disc, but I still cant create a repair disc even following your tutorial.
    The error changed from 8007002 with the original recdisc.exe to 80004005 with the downloaded 64 bit version.
    I checked the versions and the downloaded one was created 17/02/2012 with version no. 6.2.8250.0 is this correct.
    The original installed version was 19/05/2012 6.2.8400.0 i.e. when i installed rp.
    Last edited by besb; 27 Jun 2012 at 15:06. Reason: My error in version number
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  6. #26

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Besb,

    The older version number for the download is correct since we must use that one from a previous verion of Windows 8 since the one in RP no longer works.

    I just double checked, and it works fine on a new setup of Windows 8 64-bit RP using the tutorial's 64-bit download.

    You might temporarily disable or uninstall any 3rd party security program and try again to see if it may be causing the error. In addition, triple check the steps to make sure that you did them exactly.
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  7. #27

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Is F8 working for you to get winre to boot?

    Have a look at system32\recovery\reagent.xml

    see what the path is , something like this:

    <WinreBCD id="{58638d55-bc11-11e1-a5d9-001966657855}"/>
    <WinreLocation path="\Recovery\58638d55-bc11-11e1-a5d9-001966657855" id="377265" offset="1048576" guid="{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}"/>
    <ImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" guid="{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}"/>
    <OsInstallLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" guid="{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}" index="0"/>
    <CustomImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" guid="{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}" index="0"/>
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  8. #28

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    xp , 7Pro, 8RP, Android phone, Tablet

    Brink, I was happy I had followed the tutorial correctly as I could see the older version required.
    Uninstalled Avast (still installed as I done an upgrade from 7 )and repeated from step 4 onwards disc created with no problems.
    Thanks again.
    xml below (note I have not created an image with this system as yet just testing creation of the recovery disc will try recovery and f8 later)
    <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8' standalone='yes'?>
    <WindowsRE version="1.0">
    <WinreBCD id=""></WinreBCD>
    <WinreLocation path="" id="0" offset="0"></WinreLocation>
    <ImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0"></ImageLocation>
    <OsInstallLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" index="0"></OsInstallLocation>
    <CustomImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" index="0"></CustomImageLocation>
    <InstallState state="0"></InstallState>
    <OsInstallAvailable state="0"></OsInstallAvailable>
    <CustomImageAvailable state="0"></CustomImageAvailable>
    <IsAutoRepairOn state="1"></IsAutoRepairOn>
    <WinREStaged state="0"></WinREStaged>
    <ScheduledOperation state="4"></ScheduledOperation>
    <OperationParam path=""></OperationParam>
    <OsBuildVersion path=""></OsBuildVersion>
    <OemTool state="0"></OemTool>
    <BootKey state="0"></BootKey>
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  9. #29

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    OK, try this:

    Open an elevated command and type

    reagentc /disable

    (press enter )

    reagentc /enable

    (press enter)
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  10. #30

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    64-bit Windows 10


    I'm happy to hear that you got it created. I hope the system image will go smoothly.
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