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Windows 7: what discs type/size

09 Jan 2013   #1
longshanks

windows 7
 
 
what discs type/size

Morning .i need to create a backup recoverey disc for windows 8.but i am not sure what type or size to get.can you help.

thank you.


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09 Jan 2013   #2
Saurabh A

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi longshanks,

1. You may want to refer to the following tutorial; provides 'step-by-step' instructions to create 'Recovery Media' in 'Windows 8': Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8

You may use any blank 'USB drive' with a minimum of 256mb storage capacity. You may also use an 'optical disk' (However, i recommend the use of a 'USB drive' for better reliability) Note: A recovery USB flash drive cannot be used to install Windows 8; it can be used to boot to the 'system recovery options' for Windows 8 recovery.

2. If you intend to backup the complete 'system image', please refer to this 'tutorial' to 'create a system image' in 'Windows 8': System Image - Create in Windows 8

You may check the size of the 'System Image' and get a 'USB Media' that is large enough to hold it.

3. If you have a computer with a 'pre-installed copy of Windows' (OEM), you may want to check for a 'dedicated application' to create a 'back of system image'. The size of backup drive in this case will be determined by the size of 'System Image' created by the manufacturer. (These computers are generally pre-loaded with a proprietary 'Recovery System Image' and a 'Backup and Recovery Software')

Hope this answers your question. Do reply if you have any further questions; would be glad to assist.


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10 Jan 2013   #3
longshanks

windows 7
 
 
what type disc and size

Thank you Saurabh. that is exactly what i wanted to know.
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10 Jan 2013   #4
Saurabh A

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi longshanks,

Glad that you got a satisfactory answer; thank you for confirming.
Glad to assist
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