1.    19 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Windows 10

    Recovery USB


    Error Message: A problem occurred while creating the recovery drive?
    My recovery Partition: 12.28 GB
    Recovery Utilities: 700MB
    USB Drive: 16 GB
    Windows 10
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  2.    19 Jan 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by RichA View Post
    Error Message: A problem occurred while creating the recovery drive?
    My recovery Partition: 12.28 GB
    Recovery Utilities: 700MB
    USB Drive: 16 GB
    Windows 10
    If you have a 12.28 GB recovery partition, that is from a previous Verdi n of windows.

    Windows 10 recovery partitions are only around 0.5GB containing software to rebuild os from Windows 10 itself.

    To make a recovery usb, you need to do following

    control panel, recovery, create a recovery drive, and chrck box to back up system files to the recovery drive.

    It should easily fit on an 8GB drive (16 GB is fine).

    However some people have reported issue with 10240 with it not working.

    Fortunately, with windows 10, there is not much difference between a clean install usb drive (easy to create) and a recovery usb drive, so a recovery drive is less crtical than with windows 7 for example.
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  3.    19 Jan 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    sounds like you need to be using a 32gig ,different make&model computers require 32 gig
    This is incorrect.
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  4.    19 Jan 2016 #4
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    Thread Starter

    RichA


    I tried without checking system files and got the utilities on the usb drive.
    I've tried to get the system files loaded on the usb drive three times and each time
    the same message appears. Other people are having the same problem.
    Looks like I need to wait till Windows 10 gets the bug fixed.
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  5.    19 Jan 2016 #5
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    Windows 7

    If you hit a brick wall here, I suggest to put an image on the stick.
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  6.    19 Jan 2016 #6
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    RichA


    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    If you hit a brick wall here, I suggest to put an image on the stick.
    Good idea, need to get a larger USB.

    Thanks to everybody for your Help
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  7.    19 Jan 2016 #7
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    This is incorrect.
    yeah,it could be ,but ,I thought they meant there were trying to make the factory recovery usb , there for it wouldn't be ,,sorry for my misunderstanding .
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