For further assistance feel free to post your queries in Microsoft forums. However I am still unsure if I can make a usb with the W10 so that if in the future I can recover to 8. If problems persist, use new discs of a different, high-quality brand that you trust. Select the drive and click Next. How to Restore you Windows 8 or 8. This was easy on windows 7 but seems criptic on 8 as you have to type in commands. Start your computer and quickly start tapping F12 to open the boot menu.
Then several options will come up. Hello there this post is what I am looking for help. Can I still keep old from w8. The option you're looking for is System Image Backup. An unbootable corrupted Windows 8 or 8. Alternatively, you can use Windows own System Image Recovery function to create a recovery image.
I read that you can only make one set. There may be other 3rd party backup programs you can use but that is the method you can use built in to W10. If not, look at the other recovery methods to see which suits you best. I searched the link is below for the free software and documentation can be found. Here I will explain how to use the commandline tools available to create recovery media from an existing Windows installation on another partition on your hard drive and set it as default for Windows to use to refresh or reset Windows.
To learn how you can create a system image, see. You may refer to the following steps: 1. This is usually the way you reset or refresh your Windows installation if you purchase a computer from a brand like Lenovo instead of building one yourself. In the event of system failure, you just need to press A key to start the OneKey Recovery and restore the previously created image of Windows. Installation Media tool: Let us know if it helps. But this is not recommended for the average person in the world, find a geek nearby who can help you with method 4 if you have trouble.
Thank you I have done a restore from recovery usb and also eventually got all the updates to a point that I think I can upgrade to w10. There are also — that work with different versions of Windows. Product details are as follow. If you are selling your computer or giving it away select Fully clean the drive. As you want to create a Windows 8 installation media you may refer the following Microsoft help article and create one.
I've done it before so I know it works. For more information, see Disc compatibility or other software is likely interfering. We will assist you with it. I would like a solution well before I try Win 10. Also, you must have full administrator rights if you want to create one. From Microsoft, you can now download the installation media for Windows 8. Any help will be appreciated.
If you want to do a complete reinstallation of Windows and also clean your user folder in the process then choose Remove everything and reinstall Windows. If it's gone, it's gone. Click that, and the familiar Create a System Image wizard appears. They not only allow to boot up the computer, but also contain valuable tools for trouble-shooting simple problems. Hi: There is only one way that I know of to get W10 back on your machine once you install W10 beside what Dave posted above. So, Windows 10 recovery disk feels like logical step. File history, , hybrid boot , , and are some of the best features of Windows 8.
If you are unsure, select 'No, keep the existing partitions'. The important thing is that system repair disc cannot be used to install a Windows 8 operating system. Click Yes for the User Account Control prompt to launch Create a recovery drive wizard. One problem with recovery drives is that they become effectively obsolete if you do not recreate it each time there is a build upgrade. Here is an excellent article on that. That means nothing you have done in 6 months is on it. I had recently purchased hp pavilion n012tx laptop with win8 preinstalled.