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  1. Joined : Dec 2015
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       02 Sep 2016 #31

    Kbird said: View Post
    1.) Yes the MCT Boot USB is for Installing Windows only ..... Use another USB Key or CD to make the MR Boot Disk

    2.) Correct , you don't want to save anything , so no need till you have it all correct.
    Obviously be certain the existing c drive is backed up before reinstalling OS.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Posts : 1,316
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       02 Sep 2016 #32

    When you clean install Windows 10 and it updates to the latest version, I recommend archiving that clean install image in case you need to restore that in the event of serious system problems. Obviously, also keep periodic backup images of the fully installed system as well.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2016
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       02 Sep 2016 #33

    Great idea

    Thank you very much
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  4. Joined : Aug 2016
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    Posts : 51
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       02 Sep 2016 #34

    Hi

    i'm about to create Macrium Reflect bootable rescue media, on a CD, is it OK or should i do it on USB?
    If it doesn't matter, then i prefer on a CD.
    Do i leave the option " Enable multiboot MBR/UEFI....selected, or do i untick it?
    See the photo attached

    thank you
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails ..JPG   ....JPG  
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       02 Sep 2016 #35

    You can use DVD or USB, but USB is faster. Check you can actually boot from the media you create. I'd keep the multiboot box ticked as recommended. I do that and the recovery drive boots fine.
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  6. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,385
    Win10 1607
       02 Sep 2016 #36

    m3mpower said: View Post
    Great idea

    Thank you very much
    m3mpower said: View Post
    Hi

    i'm about to create Macrium Reflect bootable rescue media, on a CD, is it OK or should i do it on USB?
    If it doesn't matter, then i prefer on a CD.
    Do i leave the option " Enable multiboot MBR/UEFI....selected, or do i untick it?
    See the photo attached

    thank you
    Yep the backup is part of the Plan ............after the Clean install and then again after running Windows Update...

    and yes leave the Defaults enabled a CD is fine as long as your computer will boot from it.....test it after you make it please.

    KB
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  7. Joined : Aug 2016
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       02 Sep 2016 #37

    Hi

    OK, so using Media Creation Tool, i prepared the Windows 10 USB, please see photos of the contents of the USB.
    Is this correct? am i on the right way ?
    So now i should reinstall W10 with this USB following the instructions above ?

    Thanks
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails W10 USB contents.JPG   W10 USB.JPG   W10.JPG  
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  8. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,385
    Win10 1607
       02 Sep 2016 #38

    yes that looks good so far

    make sure you CLEAN the SSD during Win10 install this time , did you note Topgun's instructions to use?

    KB
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  9. Joined : Aug 2016
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    Posts : 51
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       02 Sep 2016 #39

    Regarding MR rescue media, in the end i did it on a USB.
    And i booted my PC from the USB, by changing the BIOS boot order, and it booted to MR interface whre it says repair windows...
    I did take photos with my phone as i coundnt use W10 snipping tool, but i can't upload those photos here.

    Does it mean the MR rescue media is good?
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  10. Joined : Aug 2016
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       02 Sep 2016 #40

    Kbird said: View Post
    yes that looks good so far

    make sure you CLEAN the SSD during Win10 install this time , did you note Topgun's instructions to use?

    KB
    No not yet, i will print the instructions now, hopefully i won't mess up
    Thanks
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