Create a system repair disc

Is van toepassing op: Windows 7

System recovery options can help you repair Windows if a serious error occurs. To use system recovery options, you'll need a Windows installation disc or access to the recovery options provided by your computer manufacturer. If you don't have either of those choices, you can create a system repair disc to access system recovery options.

To create a system repair disc
  1. Open Backup and Restore by clicking the Start  button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Backup and Restore.
  2. In the left pane, click Create a system repair disc, and then follow the steps. 
    Administrator permission required
     If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.



Start your computer from a Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive

You might need to start, or boot, your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or a USB flash drive if you want to:
  • Install or reinstall Windows 7.
  • Recover Windows 7 from a serious error. If your computer won't start Windows at all, you can access Startup Repair and other tools in the System Recovery Options menu from the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive. These tools can help you get Windows 7 running again.

To start Windows 7 from an installation disc or USB flash drive
  1. Turn on your computer, insert the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive, and then turn off your computer.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. Press any key when prompted to do so, and then follow any instructions that appear.
  4. When the Install Windows page appears, click Install now to begin the installation process or click Repair your computer to access system recovery options.
  5. Follow the instructions.