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Creating a Recovery Drive in Windows 8

Windows 8: How to create a Recovery Drive on a flash drive, DVD or CD. Be prepared for when your Windows 8 PC, laptop or tablet refuses to load.

Making a Recovery Drive for the Microsoft Surface RT

One of the first things to do after bringing home your new Surface RT is to create a Recovery Drive: a USB flash drive capable of bringing an ailing Surface RT to life, even if the Surface’s built-in recovery partition is damaged.