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Solved: Can't Create System Repair Disk in Windows 10/8/7

Updated on Dec 12, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Cannot create system repair disk after trying again and again? Don’t bother anymore. If you fail to create Windows repair disk in your PC, relax and follow this tutorial article to find solution to fix this issue with ease now.

Can't create a system repair disk

"I tried to make a system repair disk in Windows 7, but it kept warning me that System repair disk could not be created since the parameter is incorrect (0x80070057). I updated all drivers in my PC but still not work. How to create the system repair disk then?"

"I planned to create a Windows system repair disk so that I can create a system restore point with my Windows file backup. But I failed. The Windows will not allow me to create a system repair disk. I don't know why. Does there exist any alternative methods to solve this problem?"

The reasons why Windows system won't or fail to create a recovery disk or system repair disk are enormous. But this doesn't mean that there will be no solution to fix such a problem. Here below, you'll find effective methods to solve Windows cannot create system repair disk error. Follow and find the solutions now. 

Note: Create a system backup image first

To avoid unexpected system error when Windows cannot create system repair disk error, remember to create a system backup image first.
A professional Windows backup software will work and you may try EaseUS Todo Backup to free backup system with ease.

Method 1. Use partition manager software to fix Windows can't create system repair disk error

Professional partition manager software can be an alternative method to help you create a system bootable disk which works the same as a system repair disk. System repair disk is also called system bootable disk. Therefore, when you cannot directly create a Windows 10/8/7 system repair disk, you can directly apply a partition manager software to create the bootable disk.

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 Windows 10 is supported

EaseUS Partition Master will make it easy for you to fix this error. Free download it and follow below steps to create a Windows system bootable disk now:


Step 1: Prepare a disc or drive

To create a bootable disk of EaseUS Partition Master, you should prepare a storage media, like a USB drive, flash drive or a CD/DVD disc. Correctly connect the drive to your computer.

Launch EaseUS Partition Master, go to the "WinPE Creator" feature on the top. Click on it.

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Step 2: Create EaseUS Partition Master bootable drive

You can choose the USB or CD/DVD when the drive is available. However, if you do not have a storage device at hand, you can also save the ISO file to a local drive, and later burn it to a storage media. Once made the option, click "Proceed".

create easeus partition master bootable disk

You have created an EaseUS Partition Master WinPE bootable disk now. You can manage your hard disks and partitions through the bootable drive whenever the computer fails to boot normally.

If you have RAID drives, load the RAID driver first by clicking Add Driver from the menu bar, which can help you add the driver of your device under WinPE environment, as some specific device cannot be recognized under WinPE environment without drivers installed, such as RAID or some specific hard disk.

Now you've successfully created a WinPE bootable disk for your present system and you can boot PC from the bootable disk whenever you need to fix and repair existing file system errors and rebuild MBR on system disk to resolve system boot issues. 

Method 2. Run SFC command to repair system files 

When system files corrupt or unexpected errors occurred to system files in Windows, you may not be able to create a system repair disk then manually. Here now you may try to run sfc command:

  • Press "Windows + R" to open "Command Prompt".
  • Type: sfc /scannow and hit Enter.

Leave the Command Prompt window open until the command completes. Wait for a while and then you'll see the message "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations". Then you can retry to make a Windows recovery drive in your PC.

Method 3. Create system recovery disk from Windows installation disk

This requires you to have a Windows installation disk first and you shall be very familiar with Windows system operation. Now let's see how to do the job now:

  • Connect Windows installation disk with PC and boot PC from the disk.
  • In the startup window, click "Repair" and select "Command Prompt" from the Repair menu.
  • Type: recdisc in Command and hit Enter.
  • Select which drive letter to create the "Recovery disc" to.
  • You can also choose a clean DVD or USB drive to create and click "Start".
  • Then you'll be able to get a system repair disk created in your Windows 10/8/7 PC.