Windows 10: Does the USB recovery drive require credentials?

  1.    02 Jul 2016 #1

    Does the USB recovery drive require credentials?


    If you boot into the on-disk recovery environment, it needs credentials to do anything. What about if you make a recovery USB key and boot from that instead? Would you have access to the HDD and the tools without logging in?
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       02 Jul 2016 #2

    Not that I've seen so far. :)

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