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(Solved) - How can I make a recovery disk for my laptop?

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  • Started 1 year ago by Ara
  • Latest reply from vistual
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Ara
Ara
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Got a new Windows laptop from Lenovo, and did a system recovery disk by the one key recovery option.
Did this program copy my ORIGINAL WINDOWS into 4 DVDs + needed software, and when I format using those disks, if my windows original and still licensed?
Thanks

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vistamike
vistamike
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Ara, unless you physically put 4 DVDs in, then no!
One key recovery will still be in the recovery environment on the HDD.
However, in the startup menu you should find the option to burn the disks, fully licensed. This is the original OEM recovery option should the drive go down.

This is quite important to do.

When you have the system up and running to your liking then you should think of imaging, a much better way of restoring your system.

We are fond users of this for imaging: http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx

Mike

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vistual
vistual
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yes the ORIGINAL (as when you first purchased it) and yes it will still be legit.

see some instructions here: http://support.lenovo.com/en_U.....MIGR-74040

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