Can't create a system repair disk

spodeworld

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Hi,

I just tried to create a system repair disk via the control panel and was told that it can't do it because files are missing. Has anyone else experienced this? And, any suggestions?

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Colif

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that is different

see if this can fix it:
right click start button
choose command prompt (admin)
type SFC /scannow and press enter
once SFC is complete, copy/paste the below command into window (needs to be exact)
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and press enter

SFC cleans and fixes system files, DISM cleans and fixes Image files which is likely the source of the files System repair uses. If SFC had problems it couldn't fix, rerun it after DISM and restart PC and try making disk again
 

spodeworld

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I tried, but this didn't seem to work. It didn't find any problems.

Thanks...



 

spodeworld

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I have one of those (created for my laptop), but the recovery drive for the PC would have its system files on it.

I was on the phone with NCIX, who build the system. They couldn't figure it out. They are suggesting that it might be due to a Windows update (the PC is only about two weeks old!) which might have caused corruption of the recovery drive. I'm skeptical, but they could be right.




 

Colif

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that is why i got you to run DISM, it fixes the image that is stored on the recovery drive

why did you want a recovery drive? Are you trying to fix something or just as a precaution?

what version of win 10 are you on?
right click start button
choose run...
type winver and press enter

what version/build numbers do you have?
 

spodeworld

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I did run DISM, so it is probably not that the recovery drive is corrupted, as they suggested (but they were out of ideas).

I wanted to create a system repair disk, just in case. I don't have any problems, but my last PC died and I would like to have the tools ready in case a problem comes up.

winver - Version 1607/ OS build 14393.693





 

Colif

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The installer has the same tools on it I believe. I would just download it and save it for when/if you need it.