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Windows 7: How to create a repair disc

07 Dec 2012   #1

Win7, home premium, 64 bit
How to create a repair disc

I recently purchased a used Toshiba laptop with Win 7 premium home edition. One of the first things I wanted to do is to create a repair disc. I clicked on start and typed in system repair. I got the following list;

Control Panel (5)
Review your computer's status and resolve issues
Restore your computer to an earlier time
View reliability history
Fix problems with your computer
Restore your computer or reinstall Windows

I can't find the repair app. Any suggestions?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Dec 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Bill,

If you just wanted to create a System Repair disc, then the tutorial below can help show you how to. Note that this disc is not able to reinstall Windows. It only boots to "System Recovery Options".
System Repair Disc - Create
If you wanted to create a Toshiba factory recovery DVD that does reinstall Windows back to factory conditions, then the link below from Toshiba can help show you how to.
How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility
Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Dec 2012   #3

Win7, home premium, 64 bit

Wow!!. Thanks very very much Shawn. I will do it. I never expected to get this valuable a response. You're a genius.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

07 Dec 2012   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Bill.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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