How to Use a Recovery Disc

While Windows 8.1 doesn't provide a way to create a repair disc, either on CD or DVD drives, you can use a USB flash drive.

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/create-a-system-repair-disc

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/system-recovery-overview

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-usb-recovery-drive

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-usb-recovery-drive

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/pro-tip-use-an-optical-recovery-drive-in-windows-81/

Creating a Recovery Drive

Insert a blank USB flash drive into your computer.

Type "recovery drive" from the Windows 8.1 Start screen and select "Create a Recovery Drive" from the list of search results. The onscreen instructions will guide you through the steps. Click "Finish" and then put your recovery drive in a safe place.