You may be the kind of person who hasn’t bothered to create a system recovery disc yet – or you may not know what a system recovery disc is.
A system recovery disc can recover your operating system if anything should happen to your PC.
For example – Say one day you turned on your computer, and you got a message saying: Missing Operating System.
If you haven’t created a system recovery disc and this happens, basically you’re stuck. You will most probably have to pay to get your PC fixed.
But, if you have created a system recovery disc, then it’s good news for you! All you do is pop the disc in and restart your PC.
The disc will do the rest.
How do I create a system recovery disc?
If you have a Toshiba computer, then we would suggest using the TOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator program. You can usually find this on all toshiba laptops by going to:
Start Menu>Programs>TOSHIBA>TOSHIBA Media Recovery Creator.
Or, if you run windows 7 (or higher) you can just search for TOSHIBA Media Recovery Creator in the Start Menu.
If you don’t have a Toshiba computer/system, then you will either have to download an external program, or use Microsoft’s built in system.
To create a system repair disc in Microsoft-
- Open Backup and Restore by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Backup and Restore.
- In the left pane, click Create a system repair disc, and then follow the steps. If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
- If you’re prompted to insert a Windows installation disc, it means that the files needed to create the system repair disc can’t be found on your computer. Insert a Windows 7 installation disc.