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       04 Oct 2015 #90

    chun96 said: View Post
    If I create a Windows 10 USB flash drive using option 2 (Rufus) here:
    USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    It still gives the same functionality as this recovery drive right?

    Hello Tan,

    Windows recovery would be included in an installation USB as well.

    You just won't have the Back up system files to the recovery drive option like a recovery drive, but this is mostly for OEM factory recovery.
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       07 Oct 2015 #91

    acmanten said: View Post
    I may try making a recovery drive tonight, and just see how it works. Thanks Cliff M.
    I did a Clean Install this past Sunday, and working well now. tks to all. cliff M.
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  3.    12 Oct 2015 #92

    When I get to Stage 5 and click Next the following is what I get wether or not I click the box. Any help with what problem I have.

    Many thanks for any help.

    Name:  Recovery.PNG
Views: 672
Size:  5.4 KB
    Last edited by solpuerto; 13 Oct 2015 at 05:52.
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  4. Posts : 20,887
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       12 Oct 2015 #93

    Hello solpuerto,

    I'm afraid that your image is broken. Please upload and attach it again.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
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  5.    13 Oct 2015 #94

    Thanks for pointing the problem out. I have now edited my post to include the image I thought I had inserted.
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       13 Oct 2015 #95

    It appears that you have missing or corrupted system files causing this.

    You could run a SFC /SCANNOW command to see if it may be able to repair them.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  7.    15 Oct 2015 #96

    Hi Brink

    I ran the SFC /SCANNOW command and got the message about not being able to repair some problems, tried again but no change. I then decided to do a REPAIR INSTALL and that allowed me to create a recovery USB but only if I unticked the box. If I left it ticked it failed.

    Does this mean I still have a problem?

    Many thanks for your help. I must say I find your Tutorials very clear, most helpful and amazing. Great Stuff and I hope you keep up the good work.

    Ian
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
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       15 Oct 2015 #97

    Ian,

    You're good to go. Not being able to check the box means that you just won't have that option available with the recovery drive.

    Personally, I would recommend to create a Windows 10 USB from a Windows 10 Pro ISO. This way you will also have the option to be able to reinstall Windows 10 if ever needed.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  9.    16 Oct 2015 #98

    Hi Brink

    Thanks for response.

    I now have a Recovery USB for Win 10 to go with a Win 10 ISO USB and a Win 10 .exe USB together with backup of my Data on an external HDD. I hope that should be enough!!!
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       16 Oct 2015 #99

    Should be.
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