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I just purchased and received a new ASUS K75DE laptop. I decided to burn a set of factory recovery disks and low and behold there is no Recovery utility installed. It's not listed in the available downloads either. Not for Windows 8 64 bit. The included manual lists it and tells you how to use it but its MIA. Looks like the manual is written for Windows 7. I e-mailed ASUS and got a link for a download. What I got in that was a utility to shrink the recovery partition and instructions on how to make a Windows Recovery disk and make an image with the "Windows 7 File Recovery" utility in control panel. No explanation as to why you need to shrink the recovery partition either. There are two of those, one 600 MB and one 20 GB. I haven't run the shrink utility yet. I did create a recovery disk, it was about 16 GB. I also made an image of the EUFI partition and OS Partition. Pressing F9 during boot up is supposed to launch the recovery option but all that gets me is the Continue, Troubleshoot, and Turn off options. Troubleshoot just leads me to Advanced options > System Image > System Image Recovery. Which is the Windows System Image recovery utility. I do believe that these are the options you normally get when you press F8 during boot up in windows 8. Pressing F8 does nothing and Windows just bots up normally. I sent another e-mail to ASUS about this and I'm just waiting for a reply. Anybody else run into a similar problem or have any advice?
 

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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.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/5132-recovery-drive-create-usb-flash-drive-windows-8-a.html
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2855-system-repair-disc-create-windows-8-a.html




You can use the ASUS version of
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/5132-recovery-drive-create-usb-flash-drive-windows-8-a.html

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thinkspring said:
I just spoke with a polite & well-informed person at Asus tech support regarding how to create a disk image for my new g75 (which I purchased yesterday) that has Windows 8 on it.

The answer was what I feared- currently there are no Asus-provided recovery tools to create a disk image for the G75VW with Windows 8. This was very surprising to me but right now this is the official word from Asus.
 

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Did that already though Control Panel > Recovery > Create a Recovery drive. It was about 16 GB. I have yet to find the ASUS utility to create the factory recovery disk set.
 

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    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
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    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
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    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
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thinkspring said:
I just spoke with a polite & well-informed person at Asus tech support regarding how to create a disk image for my new g75 (which I purchased yesterday) that has Windows 8 on it.

The answer was what I feared- currently there are no Asus-provided recovery tools to create a disk image for the G75VW with Windows 8. This was very surprising to me but right now this is the official word from Asus.

I saw that and other similar messages in my own Google searches. My first reply from ASUS pretty well confirms that. The instructions I got for making a recovery image are basically what you posted above. What I want to know is how you do the factory restore from the hard drive without any disks. The manual says press F9 but that doesn't jive with what I get on screen when I do that. The instructions after that are useless. Hopefully I get some better info in their next reply.
 

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    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
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    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
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Looking at the manual.

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The srceenshot of the HDD is for Windows 7.

You be able to Restore using the Recovery Partition, with RESET.
 

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Yeah, the manual seems to be for Windows 7. Pressing F9 during boot up does not give the options listed in your screen shot. Right now the best I can do is restore the image I made of my current install. I haven't tried booting from the recovery drive I created yet. I may do that just to see what options come up. It's not that big a deal except I don't have a regular Windows 8 install disk. If I had that I could just do a clean install if windows gets messed up. I guess its time to try and hunt up a reliable source for a Windows 8 ISO file.
 

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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit
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    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
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    Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD and 500 GB WD Blue SATA
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If I understand correctly, if you make a recovery flash drive with the check box checked, the recovery will include the OEM recovery/reinstall files from its OEM recovery partition, hence the 16 GB size.

Have you tried booting to the recovery flash drive you made? If so, what happens?
 

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I Just booted from it. After selecting Language and keyboard layout I got a menu with Continue, Use a Device, Troubleshoot and Turn Off. The Use a device option got me a "Use a USB drive, network connection or Windows Recovery DVD". If I go there it lists the USB drive I booted from. I'm sure it would list other devices if they were plugged in. That's as far as I was brave enough to go. ;) There is a Sources folder with some install.swm files in it on the recovery drive. I probably could have gone one or two more steps and still backed out but didn't want to push my luck. The last e-mail I got from ASUS states that the utility they linked me to will also make a set of recovery disks. It would have been nice if the included instructions had mentioned that. I still don't know how you do a recovery without the disk set. The "Use a Device" menu option is missing from the F9 Boot Menu. The best I can do from there is Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > System Image > System Image Recovery and then it prompts me to "Chose an account". I stopped there. Once I get my hands on a Windows 8 DVD I'll just say to hell with it and clean install when the need arises. It just cheeses me off that something that should be so simple is turning into a pain in the butt.
 

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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit
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    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
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    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
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    Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD and 500 GB WD Blue SATA
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    Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case
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    Stock heatsink fan
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Well, I just ran the AsFixWFR utility ASUS supplied and now my 600 MB Recovery partition is 495 MB and I have 105 MB unallocated. As near as I can tell that's all it did? Also since its a GPT disk Windows Disk Management can't do anything with it. :mad:
 

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    Asus
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    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
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    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD and 500 GB WD Blue SATA
    PSU
    Thermaltake TR 620
    Case
    Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case
    Cooling
    Stock heatsink fan
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wireless K350 Wave
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    80 Mbps Down 30 Mbps Up
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I Just booted from the recovery thumb drive I created again. After selecting Language and keyboard layout I got a menu with Continue, Use a Device, Troubleshoot and Turn Off. The Use a device option got me a "Use a USB drive, network connection or Windows Recovery DVD". If I go there it lists the USB drive I booted from. Instead of bailing out this time I clicked it. FAIL, all it does is reboot from that same thumb drive and start the whole process over again. I have yet to find out from ASUS how you create a set of "factory" recovery disks or even how you restore the PC to the factory state. All of the responses from ASUS have been basically one liners with little or no detailed info. It may sound like I'm making a big deal out of this considering that I do have the know how to just do a clean install and not look back. For me its not a big deal but for the average Joe it might be and IMHO, ASUS needs to get their act together.
 

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    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
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    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
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    Stock heatsink fan
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    80 Mbps Down 30 Mbps Up
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    Internet Explorer 11
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    Windows Defender
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Yes, that is the menu I get. I was only just wondering if that might be the way to do the factory restore. I've only ever done it once or twice in the past and that was with the CP version. All I have been getting from ASUS is useless information. If it restores the ASUS installed Metro Apps and programs that's great. It wasn't and still isn't obvious to me that that is how you do the factory restore. I wouldn't consider myself a nube but I am new to Windows 8.
 

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    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
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    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
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    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
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    Stock heatsink fan
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RESET should find the INSTALL.WIM in the Recovery Partition.
 

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That sounds like it should work. I have hopes of getting an SSD for this laptop so that will be the time I test it out. My plan is to do a clean install on SSD and move the spinner to the second bay for data. It's got a separate Data partition on it anyway and all my stuff is there. Its all backed up anyway. I've asked ASUS several times how do you do the factory restore and the guy I'm talking to either doesn't have a clue or is just evading the question. He just passed the buck and told me to call a service center so I'll likely not hear from him again. It just cheesed me off that the documentation was for Windows 7 and pretty well useless. I really wasn't expecting this to drag on like it did. A clean install isn't a big deal for me other than finding a reliable source for a Windows 8 DVD or ISO. Anyway thanks for the help and input on this. Hopefully it helps anyone else that gets stuck in this situation.
 

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    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD and 500 GB WD Blue SATA
    PSU
    Thermaltake TR 620
    Case
    Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case
    Cooling
    Stock heatsink fan
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wireless K350 Wave
    Mouse
    Logitech M570 Trackball and T650 TouchPad
    Internet Speed
    80 Mbps Down 30 Mbps Up
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
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    HP DVD1040e Lightscribe - External USB2

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I was thinking a clean install was the best option to get the best performance. Then I can also use all the latest drivers and only install the ASUS utilities I actually use. I'll do the reset just before I open up the laptop for the drive swap install, just to see if it works and does in fact restore it to the factory state it was when I took it out of the box. Lots of time yet to decide on a plan of action.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit
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    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Asus
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD and 500 GB WD Blue SATA
    PSU
    Thermaltake TR 620
    Case
    Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case
    Cooling
    Stock heatsink fan
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wireless K350 Wave
    Mouse
    Logitech M570 Trackball and T650 TouchPad
    Internet Speed
    80 Mbps Down 30 Mbps Up
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
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    HP DVD1040e Lightscribe - External USB2

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If your computer is up and running why not MANUALLY take an image copy of the OS using one of those Disk imaging programs like Free Macrium. Backup the image on to an external HDD or even USB device if it's large enough -- for W8 a 32 GB USB stick should be large enough before you add too many applications to your system.

I use Acronis but that's a paid for product. I would suggest whatever you do with ANY computer or OS is ALWAYS to have a decent backup program --it will save a LOT of time and tears later.

Cheers
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I made a system image with the Windows 7 File Recovery utility. It's saved to an external drive. I made a repair disk and recovery disk too. This thread was meant to more about the fact that there were no instructions or utility to make a recovery disk set on my brand new laptop. That and the very poor response to this issue by the manufacturer. If morphed a bit from that though. If things get messed up I'll try doing the reset and see where that leads. If need be I'll just do a clean install. It's no big deal now.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Asus
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard
    Memory
    8GB 4GBx2 Kingston PC10600 DDR3 1333 Memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA Geforce GT640 2 Gig DDR3 PCIe
    Sound Card
    VIA VT1708s High Definition Audio 8-channel Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    22" LG E2242 1080p and 2 19" I-INC AG191D
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 - 1920x1080 - 1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD and 500 GB WD Blue SATA
    PSU
    Thermaltake TR 620
    Case
    Power Up Black ATX Mid-Tower Case
    Cooling
    Stock heatsink fan
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wireless K350 Wave
    Mouse
    Logitech M570 Trackball and T650 TouchPad
    Internet Speed
    80 Mbps Down 30 Mbps Up
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
    Other Info
    HP DVD1040e Lightscribe - External USB2

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There is a Windows 8 user manual for that computer. It appears to be written for a system upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8. But on the last page it states to use the PC Settings, General, Remove everything and reinstall Windows....

I know you want to boot to the media, and I will assume the above process will have you do that eventually.

Edit: I was checking Dell to see how they handle the recovery and they seem to have an App for it... It is used to make the recovery media and do backups.
 
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    i7 3770K
    Motherboard
    ASUS P8Z77 -v Pro, Z87-Expert
    Memory
    16 G
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GTX 680 Classified (2)
    Hard Drives
    Kingston SSD 240 GB

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