Windows 10: I cannot create the recovery drive. Solved

  1.    08 Sep 2015 #1

    I cannot create the recovery drive.


    Having recently upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 I have tried to create a recovery drive to go on a USB flash drive. All I get, however, is the message " We can't create the recovery drive. A problem occurred while creating the recovery drive". I have tried a few times without success.

    I looked at the Event Log and saw the following which, I believe, is related to the problem: Microsoft-Windows-CAP12. I.D.513. Meaningless to me I'm afraid.

    Can anyone shed light on the problem please and show me the way through?
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  2. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       08 Sep 2015 #2

    Hello Gordon, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could create a Windows 10 installation USB instead. It'll also contain windows recovery.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    08 Sep 2015 #3

    Thanks Brink, I will take your advice. I think the problem I am experiencing has been around for some time and an easy solution, other than the one you suggest, may never materialize.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       08 Sep 2015 #4

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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