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Windows 7: Create system repair disk, stuck

06 Dec 2011   #1
Pogue

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Create system repair disk, stuck

I bought a new laptop yesterday and today decided to create a system repair disk. I inserted a blank DVD RW and started the process the progress bar went to about 60-70% (estimate, douse not give actual progress %) in half an hour and has now been at that exact same point for the last 5 hours. I have had no errors and the widow still says "creating disk..." and it still sounds as though the DVD drive is still writing onto the dvd.

I Wouldn't think it would take this long to create especially with no progress.
Any help would be very much appreciated.

Pogue


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06 Dec 2011   #2
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

try dvd+r or dvd-r instead of dvd/rw. Or try just another dvd.
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06 Dec 2011   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

I agree with Kaktussoft, DVD-R discs seem to be the best option.

Also, check this tutorial, which also points the way to a system repair USB drive as well.

System Repair Disc - Create
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