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Windows 7: What size of USB memory stick should I buy to make a recovery disk?

17 Feb 2016   #1
stanhilliard

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What size of USB memory stick should I buy to make a recovery disk?

What size USB stick should I buy as a recovery disk for Win 7 Pro?


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17 Feb 2016   #2
whs
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4GB would suffice but 8 or 16GB is definitely on the safe side. It is anyhow difficult to find sticks smaller than 16GB.
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