Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: System Restore USB?

14 Jun 2010   #1
currysteph

Win 7
 
 
System Restore USB?

I know you can create system restore Disc (DVD) but is it possible to do the same to a 4G USB stick drive?

Seems it would be a lot easier to care for than a potentially scratching up a DVD over time.

Why this isnt an option in Win 7 is beyond me....I think the whole world is moving away from optical discs....

anyone direct me or give me step by step guidelines?

thanks in advance
Steph


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

14 Jun 2010   #2
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Here you go Steph. Hope this helps.

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create[2]=General Tips
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2010   #3
currysteph

Win 7
 
 

OK now I feel stupid

Thanks for the link....I guess I just didnt do enough digging on the forum.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


14 Jun 2010   #4
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

No worries Steph. You can get lost in those tutorials.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 System Restore USB?




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
System Restore isn't creating (or saving?) restore points properly
For some reason my System Restore function isn't automatically creating (or isn't showing) System Restore points as it should be doing for "major" system events (e.g., isn't automatically creating restore points before/after Windows Updates and software/driver updates). I'm not sure if it isn't...
Backup and Restore
Allocated System Restore space holds far fewer restore points now
I have 8gb of space allocated to System Restore, all monitoring my C partition only. This space is always at least 85-90% used according to the System Protection screen. In the past I have had at least 15 restore points to choose from after ticking "show more restore points." But today I went to...
Backup and Restore
System Restore Has Stopped Automatically Creating Restore Points
My last automatically System Restore Point automatically created by the passage of time was created 2013-01-23. No further automatic system restore points are being created (that means not ever, not daily, not weekly, simply no longer created automatically by the passage of time since last...
Backup and Restore
System Restore - Restore system settings and previous versions of file
estore system settings and previous versions of file is greyed out on my system, I may have disabled a required service for this, can anyone point me to the right direction for this? As I'm about to try the X-Fi MB2 mod again as the last time I tried it my system was messed up that it wont even...
Backup and Restore
Can I Pause/Turn off System Restore WITHOUT losing restore points?
I work with a large software suite. The installer for this suite is really just a collection of many stand-alone installers. If SR is on when I run the installation, it takes a very long time. Additionally, since this is a collection of other installers, SR is somewhat useless to use as a...
Backup and Restore
System Restore how to set to show every past restore point inc/manual
I am having difficulties with this. 1. Does Win 7 limit the quantity of past restore points it shows upon user request? 2. If stored elsewhere where do I find them? 3. Is there a way to set it up to show at least the last 10 restore pointsd created, or is there a smaller limit. Right now the...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:24.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App