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Windows 7: Creating system recovery media

01 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 
Creating system recovery media

Is there any use in Creating system recovery media after the system is attacked by the Virus ? Will the disk created after the attack works fine , to restore the system to factory settings ?

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01 Mar 2011   #2
whs

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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

The system recovery disk is created from the recovery partition (from which you can also reinstall the system). A virus attack on your system is most likely not going to affect the recovery partition. So the answer is that your recovery disk will (most likely) be OK.
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01 Mar 2011   #3
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

If you can burn factory restore disks you should be able to directly access the restore/recovery option through the manufacturers utility.
Preferably though with a virus on board I'd find out the special function key which gets you into factory restore at boot time.
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