Recovery Partition in Win8

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by maras, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    Hello,

    How can i create a recovery partition in Windows 8 so i can use to restore the system when it fails for some reason to boot?
     
  2. jayblok

    jayblok MDL Guru

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    Get a new computer already,WTF bro?? :)
     
  3. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    Thanks but it says: This IS NOT a backup software. It should NOT be used to backup a full install of Windows 7/8 with your personnal files.


    What is better using a recovery partition or creating a backup imsgae file with Acronis True Image?
     
  4. jayblok

    jayblok MDL Guru

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    Delete your windows folder,might help
    :Lighten:
     
  5. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    Delete yours.
     
  6. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    Samsung screens are far batter than the old retina screens.

    Now about my question....
     
  7. jayblok

    jayblok MDL Guru

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    i'm done feeding the troll,good bye :D
     
  8. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    Yes, i'am interesting in restoring my system but i dont know which is better.

    a) a recovery partition
    b) a backup image (not with Acronis if its not good, but with another app)
     
  9. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    What troll? You are the one trollign the thread posting about your MacBook Pro, not me.
     
  10. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    W8 has a build in recovery system which can be used out of the box by restoring system to original if something went wrong. In that case all additional data are gone and you are like having installed from scratch. Using a backup software allows you to totally preserve everything which was on your machine and you can do a playback after a desaster
     
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  11. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    I see. So, how i can use Win8's embedded recovery system to have my system like it was when installed?
     
  12. PaulDesmond

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    se here: Screenshot (5).jpg
     
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  13. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    I see.

    Is the recovery partition a different thing that Win8's embedded recovery system PaulDesomnt mentioned?
     
  14. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    #15 PaulDesmond, Feb 3, 2013
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    W8 sets up a recovery partition by default which you cannot see. So there is no need to produce a separate one which does the same and consumes extra disc space.
     
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  15. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    I think it's falsely name Recoverym Partition, in real, it's a System Reserved Partition, which is normally not accessible for normal operation. That partition didn't has any Recovery Image in it! That's also directly to see while the size of 350MB is just enough for a few file but recovery.

    Recovery Partitions are available mainly on Laptops. Those having the whole bunch of software, which are installed by the factory, in it for the case of Reset to Factory Default. Those partitions mainly not viewable and need to accessed via the BIOS.

    Personally I use HDClone for to imaging or cloning a HDD. But is free, it's Payware and cost money! If the OP like to create his personal Recovery Partition, like it's done in Laptops, he could do that. Just google for the How To..... and get all required infos first hand!
     
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  16. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    System Restore ans System Image Recovery confuses me. Arent they both for the same thing?
     
  17. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    If you google for it, you'll get all answers very detailed! Just do that!
     
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  18. PaulDesmond

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  19. maras

    maras MDL Novice

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    GParted is better in my opinion.