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Macrium Win PE Rescue disk booting

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    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP

    Macrium Win PE Rescue disk booting


    My laptop is acer aspire V5-571P-6815 bought recently a few days ago. It has EFI-GPT booting and partition system. It does not give recovery disk making facility from DVDs. I used macrium reflect and taken total disk images in external usb HDD. I also made Macrium Windows PE rescue disk using marium reflect.
    My laptop has two boot modes : 1)UEFI 2)legacy BIOS mode.
    Windows 8 boots only in UEFI mode.
    Where as Macrium Windows PE rescue disk does not boot in UEFI mode, but boots in Legacy bios mode.
    I want to know from experienced users whether this is normal? From there will I be able to recover my windows using Images created?

    In UEFI/GPT system, how to shrink Windows partition which has 686 gb (free 650 gb) and make additional partitions?

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8




    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



    You can download your manual from here:
    Download
    Take a look at page 19 of the manual.

    Acer Recovery

    Click image for larger version
    or
    You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:

    https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer
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    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8




    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



    You can download your manual from here:
    Download
    Take a look at page 19 of the manual.

    Acer Recovery

    Click image for larger version
    or
    You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:

    https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer
    Thanks for the response.
    I have created recovery flash drive as per acer user manual that came with my laptop. It is in page 39.
    Thanks for the other links.
    How to resize partitions.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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


    You are welcome.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Macrium Win PE Rescue disk booting
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