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Recovery Disc Necessary ? ?

I just bought an HP p7-1446s desktop PC.    I've already spent two evenings figuring out/playing with Windows 8

(but that's another story , isn't it ? )  

I assume that is a good idea to create a Recovery Disc, but have had no luck finding out how to do it?     It's been 7 years since my HP Desktop XP.

Anyone have any direction for me  ?

Thanks in Advance.

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Re: Recovery Disc Necessary ? ?

Please see this HP document entitled "Creating Recovery Discs or Saving a Recovery Image to a USB Flash Drive (Windows 7)". While the document is for Windows 7, it should also work for Windows 8. The key is to locate and use the HP Recovery Manager program.

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Re: Recovery Disc Necessary ? ?



you can do one thing..


if you want to creat a recovery disk or image to use in future, you can do one thing..


use Acronics True Image software to make a complete Image of your Windows or drive.


its very simple and usefull.


Make an Image of your Windows Partition drive and save it in flash drive or any external hard drive for further use.


format your drive completely and install new OS which you want to use. if you want your old OS again then use Acronics True Image software and you will get all you things back in your machine agin.


Hope this helps!

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Re: Recovery Disc Necessary ? ?

While running Windows 8, press F1 to invoke "Help".

Search through the help information, i.e., "create system recovery" or "create system restore".

It should lead you to a "click here to run" (the utility) hyperlink.


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