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How to Create a System Repair Disc in Windows 7

With Windows 7, you can use a system repair disc to boot your computer when all else fails. It is one of several recovery tools you may need in order to restore your computer. A system repair disc can be used if there is any hope at all of saving your files.

Your PC manufacturer most likely included its branded version of a system recovery disc with your computer, and you can also use your Windows 7 DVD to boot your computer. Having a system repair disc provides additional insurance in case you encounter problems with other recovery tools.

1

Open the Windows Control Panel, and then click System and Security.

The System and Security window appears.

2

Click Backup and Restore.

The Backup and Restore window appears.

3

In the left pane, click Create a System Repair Disc.

The Create a System Repair Disc dialog box appears.

4

Select the writeable CD/DVD drive that will be used to create the system repair disc, insert a blank disc, and click Create Disc.

Windows 7 begins creating your system repair disc. Be sure to clearly label your system repair disc, so you can easily find it when you need to.

   
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