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You can use Windows tools to create system restore points and create backups of personal information,
Using Windows tools
on page
If your computer does list the ¹ecovery partition and the Windows partition, you can use HP ¹ecovery
Manager to create recovery media after you successfully set up the computer. HP ¹ecovery media can be
used to perform system recovery if the hard drive becomes corrupted. System recovery reinstalls the
original operating system and software programs that were installed at the factory and then ¸RQƬJX´·Ë
the settings for the programs. HP ¹ecovery media can also be used to customize the system or restore
the factory image if you replace the hard drive.
Only one set of recovery media can be created. Handle these recovery tools carefully, and keep
them in a safe place.
HP ¹ecovery Manager examines the computer and determines the required storage capacity for
the media that will be required.
To create recovery discs, your computer must have an optical drive with DVD writer capability, and
you must use only high-quality blank DVD-¹, DVD+¹, DVD-¹ DL, or DVD+¹ DL discs. Do not use
rewritable discs such as CDÕ¹W, DVDÕ¹W, double-layer DVDÕ¹W, or BD-¹E (rewritable Blu-ray)
discs; they are not compatible with HP ¹ecovery Manager software. Or, instead, you can use a high-
quality blank USB Ʈ±Ë½ drive.
If your computer does not include an integrated optical drive with DVD writer capability, but you
would like to create DVD recovery media, you can use an external optical drive (purchased
separately) to create recovery discs. If you use an external optical drive, it must be connected
directly to a USB port on the computer; the drive cannot be connected to a USB port on an external
device, such as a USB hub. If you cannot create DVD media yourself, you can obtain recovery discs
for your computer from HP. You can ƬQ¶ contact information on the HP website. Go to
, select your country or region, and follow the on-screen instructions.
Be sure that the computer is connected to AC power before you begin creating the recovery media.
The creation process can take an hour or more. Do not interrupt the creation process.
If necessary, you can exit the program before you have ƬQ³Ë½·¶ creating all of the recovery DVDs.
HP ¹ecovery Manager will ƬQ³Ë½ burning the current DVD. The next time you start HP ¹ecovery
Manager, you will be prompted to continue.
To create HP ¹ecovery media:
For a tablet with a detachable keyboard, connect the tablet to the keyboard base before
beginning these steps.
in the taskbar search box, and then select
¸P Recovery Manager
Create recovery media
, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
If you ever need to recover the system, see
¹ecovering using HP ¹ecovery Manager
on page
·sing Windows tools
You can create recovery media, system restore points, and backups of personal information using Windows
If storage is 32 GB or less, Microsoft System ¹estore is disabled by default.
For more information and steps, see the Get help app.
Select the
button, and then select the
Get ¸elp
Chapter 11
Backing up, restoring, and recovering