How to Create a Repair Disk for Windows 7

Create a system repair disc 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.

Are you worried about what to do if your Windows 7 installation goes bad? Well, there is a way to create a system repair disk for Windows 7 and use it in the chance that you have a messed up Windows installation and you cannot figure out how to get it fixed. This article will show you how to create the disk and then how to use the disk if you cannot connect or if you cannot reach the desktop on your Windows computer after you already have a disk.

In order to create the disk, all you have to do is go to the Start menu, click on Control Panel, go to System and Security, then go to Backup and Restore, and click on Create a System Repair Disk. After you select a CD/DVD drive and insert blank media into the drive, you can click create disk and you will have a disc that is created for being able to fix your Windows installation if it ever goes bad.

To fix issues on your computer, you would restart your computer with the Windows 7 installation repair disk in the disk drive. It would automatically pop up with something that looks a little bit like an installation prompt. You would click Next on that and there would be two more little things after that you would click on, and then you would go to System Recovery Options which would land you on a page with Startup Repair, System Restore, System Image Recovery, Windows Memory Diagnostic, and other options.

If you want to run the startup repair right from here, windows will automatically try to fix problems that are stopping windows or you can go to the command prompt. This line of text right here into command prompt if you’re not safe for doing command prompt find somebody who is but it’s really fairly simple. You would click command prompt right here on the system recovery options and then type in “FSC space backslash scan now space backslash off boot dir.”

If your disk drive is letter D, you would type D: forwards slash space backslash so it creates a V and then you put off win directory equals: / or /when dos. This will automatically run to try to complete repairs on your windows system disk and it will keep running this check of the disk until it figures out some problems. Usually 99% of the time, this will fix all your problems.

Now you know how to create a repair disk for Windows 7 and use it to fix problems with your Windows installation. This might be a little too technical for some people but it will help if you’re unable to reach your desktop. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave a comment below.


How to run Windows 7 startup repair without CD?
Start the computer.Press and hold down "F8".Then the Advanced Boot Options screen will pop up. Select Repair Your Computer to run Startup Repair.
How do I make a repair drive?
In the search box next to the Start button, search for Create a recovery drive and then select it. ... When the tool opens, make sure Back up system files to the recovery drive is selected and then select Next.Connect a USB drive to your PC, select it, and then select Next.More items...