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[HELP] How to Restore Windows 8.1 from WindowsImageBackup

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    Windows 8

    [HELP] How to Restore Windows 8.1 from WindowsImageBackup


    so before I tried Windows 10 I made a WindowsImageBackup of my Windows 8.1 .. but I forgot to make a System Rescue Disk (or whatever it was called) .. what I only have is a Folder from that "System Image Backup" I pressed on the lower-right side of File History .. I cant seem to find out how I can restore my system from this folder, nor how can I make it a system repair disk .. hope someone can help me out

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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    The easiest way to back up is: Macrium Reflect Free

    The Video is for backing up Windows 10 and is the same procedure for Windows 8/8.1. To restore Windows, just boot up the Rescue disk made from the Video then select the Image to restore.

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    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by kristiancua View Post
    so before I tried Windows 10 I made a WindowsImageBackup of my Windows 8.1 .. but I forgot to make a System Rescue Disk (or whatever it was called) .. what I only have is a Folder from that "System Image Backup" I pressed on the lower-right side of File History .. I cant seem to find out how I can restore my system from this folder, nor how can I make it a system repair disk .. hope someone can help me out
    This may also help:

    System Image Create and Restore - Edwin000's library

    (Watch from about 1:40 on)
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8


    thanks guys, i managed to restore my Windows .. forgive me for being dumb
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    The East Coast
    Posts : 101
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 9926


    That is an excellent question.

    How do you make a system repair disc in 8, 8.1 or 10 ?

    https://www.winhelp.us/create-a-reco...windows-8.html

    Apparently not possible in 8.1
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  6. #6


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
    That is an excellent question.

    How do you make a system repair disc in 8, 8.1 or 10 ?

    https://www.winhelp.us/create-a-reco...windows-8.html

    Apparently not possible in 8.1
    well i made a "WindowsImageBackup" through File History in Windows 8.1 then restored it back using Recovery Disk
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