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How to Create System Repair Disk or Boot Drive for Windows 10/8/7?

2016-07-13 16:55:25 Posted by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Summary:
Microsoft have considered this problem with a foresight solution for it which is to create a Windows recovery drive or system repair disk to boot PC into a health state when unexpected system failure or crush occurs. So how to create a system repair disk or boot drive for Windows 10/8/7 for your PC? Here below, you’ll find wanted answers.

Quite a lot Windows users are not quite familiar with Windows systems and most of then choose to reinstall computer when they meet system failure or system crash problems under Windows 10/8/7. However, reinstalling Windows system may erase some of your important data in PC, causing serious result that you will never find a way to fix. 

Fortunately, Microsoft have considered this problem with a foresight solution for it which is to create a Windows recovery drive or system repair disk to boot PC into a health state when unexpected system failure or crush occurs. So how to create a system repair disk or boot drive for Windows 10/8/7 for your PC? Here below, you’ll find wanted answers.

Tip: backup data into external hard drive

To protect data security and prevent data from losing when system problems occur to your computer, it’s highly recommended for you to create a backup for important data in your PC into an external storage device or non-system hard drive partitions.

If you are ready to create system repair disk or boot drive for PC, you may also need to back up all important data in your PC firstly. 

Method 1. Create system repair disk or boot drive for Windows 10/8/7 within 3 Steps

You may wonder how can it be simply done with 3 steps to create a system repair disk. The reality is that this can be true and you can simply create a system repair disk for fix system error, reboot PC into a previous health state. All you need is to use a professional partition software software. EaseUS Partition Master can help you fix this issue within easy clicks.

You can free download this software to create a WinPE bootable disk as a system repair disk or boot drive so to reboot PC when your computer suddenly dies or system crashes without a signal. Here below are the simple steps for you to create system repair disk or boot drive:

1. Connect a USB drive, SD card, CD or DVD with your PC as a storage media for the system repair disk; 
2. Download and launch EaseUS Partition Master. Click Tool and choose "Create WinPE bootable disk".

Create system repair disk for Windows 10/8/7.

3. Choose to create the bootable disk on USB, CD/DVD or Export ISO.

Select location to create system repair disk or boot drive for PC.

Specify the location where you want to create the system repair disk.
4. Click “Proceed” to finish all process.

After finishing the process, you can boot computer from the system repair disk (WinPE bootable disk) when unexpected system problems occurs in your PC. And EaseUS Partition Master will be launched automatically to help you boot computer into a health state and fix all Windows 10/8/7 system problems for you to continue using the computer again.

Method 2. Create system repair disk or boot drive with Microsoft method

Microsoft also offers relative methods for Windows 10/8/7 users to create a system repair or boot drive under different systems. And it’s called Windows recovery drive in Windows 10 and 8 with a different name called system repair disk in Windows 7. So now let’s see how to create a system repair disk or boot drive with Microsoft solutions under Windows 10/8/7.

For Windows 10/8 users:

If you are a Windows 10 or Windows 8 user, you may follow below steps to create a Windows recovery drive or refer to a Windows recovery drive alternative with ease:

1. Enter "recovery drive" in the search > Choose "create a recovery drive".
You are highly suggested to tick the option of "back up system files to the recovery drive", so that you'll be able to reinstall Windows.
2. Make sure the prepared USB drive, SD card or CD/DVD has at least 2GB (the recovery image size) and insert it to the computer.
3.Select "copy the recovery partition from the PC to the recovery drive" > Go to "create".
4. After the process finishes, you can either choose to keep the recovery image on your PC or remove it all by choose "delete", then eject the USB drive.

For Windows 7 users:

  • Press Windows and type: recdisk and hit Enter to open the disc creation tool;
  • Connect a USB drive, SD card, CD or DVD which you’ll use as the storage media as the system repair disk with PC;
  • Select the disc-burner drive with a writable USB drive, SD card, CD or DVD in it;
  • Click Create disk button to create a system repair (recovery) disk for Windows 7.