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Need help with Recovery!!

  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Need help with Recovery!!

    Hi guys,

    I need help creating a recovery image of my system. I would like to create an image recovery drive with just the barebones needed for Windows 8 to run. I all ready have a recovery partition created. I just don't know how to create a recovery image for usage whenever something happens to the system.


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  2. #2

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

    For a REFRESH image:
    Refresh Windows 8 - Create and Use Custom Recovery Image
    Refresh Windows 8 - Set a Custom Recovery Image as Active
    Refresh Windows 8

    For a full System image:

    You can use the Windows system image. (May be removed in Windows 8.1)
    System Image - Create in Windows 8
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8
    System Image Recovery - Restore Image on Computer in Windows 8
    I would look for a 3rd party Partitioning,Backup & Cloning software, which fully supports Windows 8, uEFI, GPT & Secure Boot.
    Which is signed by Microsoft.

    PARAGON Software Group - partition manager, drive backup, hard disk partitioning

    or could consider SSR Desktop Edition

    * Now Released * Symantec System Recovery 2013 | Symantec Connect Community
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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