How to create a Recovery Drive in Windows 8

Description: This article shows the user how to create a Recovery Drive in Windows 8.

  1. From the Start Screen:
    • Type recovery then click on the Settings. This searches the computer for the recovery app.
    • Please choose Create a recovery drive.

  2. User account control should pop up. Click Yes to continue.
  3. This takes you to a desktop program to create the media. Click Next to continue.

  4. The next step will prompt you to Connect a USB flash drive. Insert this now and click Next to continue.

  5. Follow any prompts that follow.
  6. You have now created your Recovery Drive.

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