How To: Create A Windows 7 Emergency Repair Disk
In Recovery Disc, Windows provides system recovery options, which include several tools that can help you recover Windows from a serious error. You can use a system repair disc to access system recovery options if you don’t have a Windows 7 installation disc, can’t find your Windows installation disc, or can’t access the recovery options provided by your computer manufacturer.
Creating a Recovery Disk in Windows 7
- Type in system repair disc in Windows 7 Start menu search box and hit enter. Alternatively, you can also find Recovery Disc option in Backup and Restore center.
- If you are prompted for an administrator password, just type in the password and hit enter.
- In the wizard window, select your optical drive (if you have more than one) and click Create disc to continue.
- Wait for few minutes to complete the burning process. Once the burning process is finished, just keep the disc in a safe place.
To start the Windows Recovery Environment in Windows 7, place the System Repair Disc into the drive and reboot the PC via the CD/DVD drive (Note: Set CD/DVD as the first boot device in BIOS).
Select your Windows installation from the list when prompted. The System Recovery Options are now displayed. These are the recovery tools available:
- Startup Repair
- System Restore
- System Image Recovery
- Windows Memory Diagnostic
- Command Prompt