Data Recovery Services : How To Best System Repair Drive
First, you have to make sure you have a blank DVD or CD for System Repair Disc though this option is available in Windows also 10 and 8 only or a 256MB or above USB drive for Windows 7 or 8 Data Recovery Services Drive.
You need a 4GB USB stick for 32-bit Windows 10 recovery drive, or an 8 GB for 64-bit Windows but Make sure your DVD or CD is blank, if it’s a USB drive, it must also be blank. so also Check if your USB stick is bootable by booting your computer from the USB stick after creating the recovery drive.
If your computer or laptop has both also USB 3.0 or 3.1 or USB 2.0 or newer ports, connect the Data Recovery Services Drive to the older USB 2.0 port as this resolves many booting problems.
- Creating a bootable USB Recovery Drive
- Connect the USB drive.
- In Windows 7 or 8 or 10, open the control panel and search for recovery and create a recovery drive.
Create a recovery drive window opens. Tick the Copy contents to the recovery drive for windows 7 or 8 or back up system files to the Data Recovery Services drive check box for windows 10. Then click Next. If you can’t enable the Copy contents or back up system files while creating a Recovery Drive in Windows 7, 8 or 10, copy the Windows install. wim file onto an SSD or hard drive though this may raise the Recovery Drive space requirements.
Click the correct drive letter in the USB flash drive window. Then click Next. Then click create that is if your Data Recovery Services drive is blank. The copy process will start after the drive has been formatted. After the copying process has finished click finish.
- Now test if your computer can boot from the Recovery Drive.
- Creating a bootable DVD or CD System Repair Disc in Windows 10 and 8
- This is only possible only possible on windows 8 and 10.
- In Windows 8, open the control panel, search for recovery, click Windows 7 File Recovery.
In Windows 10, open the control panel, search for backup, click windows 7 Backup and Restore or you can press the windows key plus R, type sdclt.exe and then press Enter key. Click Create a system repair disc. Select the correct drive and click Create disc. This will take a few minutes. After the whole process is finished, label the disc as directed and click Close.