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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby Brian K » Sat May 04, 2019 2:15 pm

AGH1965 wrote:
>l, I always use BIBM's
> "One Time Option > Next BIOS Device" with the next BIOS device being the
> Windows 10 installation media.

AGH1965,

My BIOS won't let me do that. I can see the UFD in the BIOS Boot Menu but not in Boot Priority. I tried "One Time Option > Next BIOS Device" anyway, but the computer booted to BIBM.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby Brian K » Sat May 04, 2019 2:17 pm

>
> Or just delete it and expand the Windows partition to its original
> size.
> --

DrT,

You don't want the Recovery Environment? You delete it. Can you make a TBWinRE?
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby Bob Coleman » Sat May 04, 2019 3:58 pm

For quite a while I had a separate Recovery partition present as I installed later versions of Windows 10. I don't actually know if the installations of these versions used that partition or not. Eventually, I deleted the partition and was still able to create a bootable TBWinRE USB drive.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby Brian K » Sat May 04, 2019 4:49 pm

Bob, thanks for the info. Can you run (from Admin Command Prompt)...

reagentc /info

That will tell you if the RE is enabled and the location of the RE.

Edit... In my UEFI Win10 I just deleted the RE partition and tried to make a TBWinRE. I received...

Status
Error: Unable to locate WinRE.

You must be using the old WinRE in the Win10 partition. Prior to the updated RE which you deleted.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby DrTeeth » Sat May 04, 2019 5:56 pm

On Sat, 4 May 2019 14:17:49 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>You don't want the Recovery Environment? You delete it. Can you make a TBWinRE?

I do not need TBWinRE. I have daily backups and use system restore and
have never failed to get out of deep faeces.
--
Cheers,

DrT

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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Sat May 04, 2019 7:26 pm

Brian K wrote:
> Edit... In my UEFI Win10 I just deleted the RE partition and tried to make
> a TBWinRE. I received...
>
> Status
> Error: Unable to locate WinRE.

If you want to keep the file available it's best to disable WinRE first before deleting the partition. That way the file gets moved to the Windows partition (where it can be enabled again later) and can be found for TBWinRE builds. Otherwise, the build would be based on the backup of WinRE if it exists from a prior build.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby Brian K » Sat May 04, 2019 7:43 pm

Thanks Paul. I was just testing. Then I restored the RE partition. I like the RE.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby Brian K » Sat May 04, 2019 11:15 pm

AGH1965,

Do you use a DVD or USB flash drive to install Win10? I looked at another computer and a UFD is not Boot Priority either.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby AGH1965 » Sun May 05, 2019 1:58 am

Brian, I use a DVD. I know I am old fashioned, but I would get crazy if I would need as many USB drives as I have DVDs now, especially since I have all DVDs twice just in case one gets unusable.
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Re: Windows 10 Recovery Environment

Postby AGH1965 » Sun May 05, 2019 5:28 am

DrTeeth wrote:
> Or just delete it and expand the Windows partition to its original
> size.

DrTeeth wrote:
> I do not need TBWinRE. I have daily backups and use system restore and
> have never failed to get out of deep faeces.

Without the second reply, the first one is a very dangerous advice. Please keep in mind that most other users don't make daily backups.

Making a full backup of all important partitions takes me at least 4 hours. Therefore I do that only once a month. So I may get in the situation that I need the Recovery Environment. Therefore I don't want to delete it.
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