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new HP notebook recovery disk

  1. #1


    Posts : 13
    windows 8.1

    new HP notebook recovery disk


    hey guys and gals,

    I have an HP Envy notebook. bought it 3 months ago. made recovery disk (actually it's on a flash drive).
    had troubles with the notebook. HP support walked me through factory reset. twice.

    never used the flash drive. used whatever was on the computer.
    any thoughts on whether or not to keep the recovery stuff I put on the flash drive?
    just wondering if its a waste of a perfectly good flash drive, seeing as I never used it when I reset.

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  2. #2


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    I would highly recommend you keep it. There are posts here where the person accidentally trashed/deleted their recovery partition.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 13
    windows 8.1


    thank you so much!!!
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  5. #5


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    You may want to make a duplicate copy of what is on the flash drive to a cloud drive, or on a CD or DVD, that you can keep somewhere safe.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 13
    windows 8.1


    thats a smart idea. thank you very much.
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