Creating windows XP repair disc

  Molly_Don 13:43 18 Oct 2010
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Hi

I have windows XP, but do not have any operating System CD or system Restore CD, how do I create an operating / repair CD in the event of any system crashes.

  The Kestrel 13:50 18 Oct 2010

If your PC did not come with a recovery CD, it usually means that there is a partition on your hard drive which contains the necessary files to recover from any crashes. On 'My Computer' you should be able to see any recovery partition.

  Molly_Don 14:16 18 Oct 2010

Thanks for the help, this is what's listed under "My Computer"

  Molly_Don 14:16 18 Oct 2010

[IMG]click here[/IMG]

  Terry Brown 14:21 18 Oct 2010

I suggest you get a backup program, here are a few (untested by me) that may help.

For a more reliable backup use a USB or another harddrive to connected to you macking.
click here

Terry

  birdface 14:25 18 Oct 2010

This one free for today but cannot find anyone that has used it before for any comments.

click here

  onthelimit 14:44 18 Oct 2010

Some more ideas click here

  Molly_Don 14:45 18 Oct 2010

Thx for all the help, my computer knowledge is very basic, can I just confirm if I download one of those programmes and my computer crashes / breaks, do I simply install the CD with a programme above to repair / fix it?

  woodchip 15:17 18 Oct 2010

Best way is while system is working as it should, Create a Image with Acronis True Image save to a external drive so it can be restored if you have any problems with the drive including virus

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