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Boot Drive Selection Help 8.1?

  1. #11


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by theshwartz View Post
    I have an ASUS q550lf. doesn it matter what type of pc it is? I tried hitting f9-f12 at startup. None of them work. I have to get to my boot options by going through windows and selecting the advanced uefi restart optiin.
    To make ASUS Recovery disk download BACKTRACKER. (For Windows 8)

    http://www.asus.com/supportonly/ASUS...rt_Download_36

    Quote Originally Posted by ASUS
    Using the Support DVD to restore system recovery.

    About the Support DVD :
    The Support DVD includes an image of the operating system, installed on your system at the factory.
    or

    You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the ASUS OEM manufacturer's website.
    Essentio Recovery Software
    Notebook Recovery Software

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  2. #12


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Looking on ASUS web site BACKTRACKER has been removed, my have big problems with Windows 8/8.1.

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  3. #13


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    You could use Macrium Reflect to make a full backup of all local drives.

    Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download

    I'll describe the process mainly with pictures.

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    This will appear if you choose Yes:

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    After that:

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    It might take 2 or 3 hours to finish.

    You should do this also:

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    That's it.
    Last edited by David Bailey; 01 Jan 2014 at 13:17.
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