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Windows 7: System repair disk problem

01 Aug 2010   #1
The Master

Windows 7 Ultimate (Build 7600)
 
 
System repair disk problem

well i want to create a system repair disk but i want to create it on a memory stick


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01 Aug 2010   #2
theog

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01 Aug 2010   #3
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Master View Post
well i want to create a system repair disk but i want to create it on a memory stick
1. Prepare a USB stick
2. Copy the System Repair disk to the USB stick.

Step 1. Prepare a USB Stick
Insert USB stick.
WIN | type CMD.EXE | no NOT hit Enter |
Right-click on CMD.EXE in the resulting list | Select Run as Administrator
Enter following Commands:
Diskpart
list disk
select disk 2 (2 is an example-use the number that corresponds to the usb drive)
detail disk (just to make sure you got the correct one)
clean
create partition primary
select partition 1
format fs=ntfs
active
assign
exit
exit

Now the USB stick is prepared.

2. Insert your System Repair disk
With Windows Explorer copy everything from the disk to the usb stick

That's it. You now have the System Repair disk on a USB.
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01 Aug 2010   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

You will only need a 256 MB usb stick. Of course, you can use one much larger.
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01 Aug 2010   #5
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
You will only need a 256 MB usb stick. Of course, you can use one much larger.
If you go that small you need to use fat or fat32.
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01 Aug 2010   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Absolutely false.

Before I posted I made one again.

Remember you are putting the System Repair disk on to the USB.
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01 Aug 2010   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

What you can do is insert a system repair disk into an optical drive and then with Windows Explorer you can see how many bytes are actually used.
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01 Aug 2010   #8
theog

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Small size USB sticks do not support NTFS format.
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01 Aug 2010   #9
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

The actual used space on the usb stick is: 197,914,624 bytes
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01 Aug 2010   #10
theog

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The actual used space on the usb stick is not the format type.
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