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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.
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.
Q: What’s the difference between a System Image backup versus a backup of the registry? When should we back up the registry? A: The Windows registry is simply a database: a bunch of text and numbers, as shown to the left. It’s a mighty powerful database, though, because Windows stores thousands of important settings inside […]
Q: My friend sent me a folder with zipped files. When I opened it on my computer, Windows showed the files’ names in green letters, rather than the normal black. And when I tried to copy the zipped folder, Windows sent me this error message: “Confirm Encryption Loss. Do you want to copy this folder […]
Posted: January 30th, 2012 under Email, Error message, Privacy, Safety, Windows 7, Windows Vista.
Tags: _MACOSX, a problem is preventing this folder from being encrypted, apple, confirm encryption loss, do you want to copy this file without encryption, encrypted files, file names in green letters, green file names, zipped files
Q: I tried to create a System Image on my external hard drive, but Windows came up with this message: “This drive cannot be used to store a system image because it is not formatted with NTFS.” The hard drive already has some files. How do I format the drive to NTFS? A: Creating a […]
Posted: December 19th, 2011 under Hardware, Safety, Software, Windows 7.
Tags: NTFS, portable hard drive, system image, This drive cannot be used to store a system image because it is not formatted NTFS