Need of Recovery Disk in Microsoft® Windows® 7 System
What is the role of recovery disk in Windows 7?
Microsoft released Windows 7 operating system which is embedded with advanced security features which includes the Internet security, firewall protection and the antivirus software. It is the best recommended OS for the home and business desktops, laptops, Netbooks, tablet PCs, and media center PCs. Windows 7 also comprises of new networking API, features to reduce the application installation time, diminished UAC prompts, improved installation packages and a new Extended Linguistic Services API for improved globalization support.
The following details discuss about Windows 7 recovery disk follows:
- Recovery Disc in Windows 7 System
- Creating a recovery disc in Windows 7
- Tips to use recovery disc in Windows 7
Recovery Disc in Windows 7 System
The recovery disc in Windows 7 is a source that holds a backup of the unique condition or setting of the operating system as configured by the manufacturer. The recovery disc allows you to either reformat the hard drive or reinstall the operating system to a safer and trouble free condition. It also helps you to perform the recovery of the Operating System without losing your personal data stored in the system.
Creating a recovery disc in Windows 7
From the Control Panel, select the ‘Back up your computer’ option available under the System and security option. From the left sidebar of the control panel home window, you should select the “Create a system repair disk”. Now you would be asked to select your CD-R/RW or DVD-R/RW drive from the new dialog window and then press Create Disc button. It would start creating the disc and you have to press OK to finish the process.
Detach all the connections to the peripheral devices and restart the system. Boot the computer from the installed CD-ROM. Then insert the Windows 7 recovery disc in the drive and allow the system to boot from the disc. You should choose the option to recover the system without formatting your hard drive. If it happens then you would lose your personal files saved in the system. After the recovery process, the system would restart and you have to arrange the date, time, computer description and other information.