Can't create recovery drive

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  1. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       #1

    Can't create recovery drive


    I could before. Problem possibly an effect of this fix:
    Win 10 losing contact with hard drive

    The previously created recovery drives do not work (I tested them before posting this).



    Note: I do not have an installation disk.
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  2. Posts : 8,126
    windows 10
       #2

    Your best bet is to use free disk clone software that works windows is dodgy
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  3. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Link? More details?
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  4. Posts : 8,126
    windows 10
       #4

    Link to what? There are many free disk imaging this is the one most people on here use Webinar: How to image a disk with Macrium Reflect - Part 1 The Basics - YouTube
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  5. Posts : 4,626
    several
       #5

    Probably because it cant find winre.wim

    at admin cmd prompt type:

    reagentc /info
    (then press enter)
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  6. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       #6

    Thanks.

    Windows RE status: Disabled

    OK then, what next?
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  7. Posts : 4,626
    several
       #7

    try
    reagentc /enable
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  8. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       #8

    OK followed up with another /info

    Code:
        Windows RE status:         Enabled
        Windows RE location:       \\?\GLOBALROOT\device\harddisk0\partition1\Recovery\WindowsRE
        Boot Configuration Data (BCD) identifier: 350013cf-eb73-11ed-860c-a8a159e470b0
        Recovery image location:
        Recovery image index:      0
        Custom image location:
        Custom image index:        0
    I'll be back tomorrow after running some tests.
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  9. Posts : 4,626
    several
       #9

    now see if it will create the recovery drive
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  10. Posts : 2,169
    Windows 11 Pro (latest update ... forever anal)
       #10

    Why are you insisting on using the (flawed) Windows system backup ?

    Create image(s) using either/both
    - Macrium Reflect
    - AOMEI Backupper

    Both freeware, more stable and more universal.
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