How to Make Windows 8 System Recovery Drive step by step

Besides Metro start screen windows 8 is equipped with a lot of supporting tools. Refresh PC, Reset PC, Charms bar etc make this operating system easy and safe.

System Recovery Drive is also a feature of Windows 8, and this feature allows to get it in USB or DVD. Here we will discuss the process of preparing System Recovery Drive.

Make Windows 8 System Recovery Drive step by step

At first, you have to start Windows 8 Recovery Media creator software. Actually, It is windows 8 inbuilt software.

  • Press shortcut (windows key + C) to launch search panel. Here, type Recover word in search box.
  • Now search results are shown with recover-related settings options in left panel. Here, you have to select the option Create a recovery drive.

windows 8 create a recovery drive option

  • Insert blank and fresh USB Pen drive in your computer of at least having 4 GB memory.
  • You get create a recovery drive related window. Click Next button.
windows 8 create recovery drive wizard
  • It then shows message like available drives (your insert pen drive). Click Next button.
windows 8 recovery drive
  • Now click on create button. It performs format actions of your pen drive in few minutes.
windows 8 recovery drive message
  • As soon as format process completes, next wizard will copy automatically entire recovery files.
windows 8 copying recovery files
  • You may also create a system recovery drive in form of DVD disc from the same window. For this, click on the link – Create a System repair disc with a CD or DVD instead.
windows 8 create system repair disc

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Topics:  Windows 8