Toshiba laptops are shipped with a recovery partition on the hard drive that you can use to recover your laptop in the event of a problem with the machine. Because Toshiba laptops come with a built-in recovery partition, they are not shipped with a recovery disc set. If you feel more comfortable using recovery discs, or if you just want a recovery disc set to have on hand in case the recovery partition fails, you can create a recovery disc set using the Toshiba Recovery Media Creator program.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Click the "Start" icon in the Windows 7 taskbar.
Click "All Programs," "My Toshiba," then "Recovery Media Creator." The Toshiba Recovery Media Creator program window appears on the screen.
Click to check the box to the left of "System Recovery Media," then click the drop-down box to the right of "System Recovery Media" beneath "Media Set." Select "DVD." The number of DVDs required to create the recovery disc set appears beneath "Information."
Insert a blank, writable DVD into the computer's optical drive, then click "Create" in the lower-right corner of the program window.
Remove and insert additional DVDs as prompted. Label the discs you remove in order, such as "Recovery Disc 1," "Recovery Disc 2," "Recovery Disc 3" and so on. Store the discs in a safe place so you will be able to find them when you need them.
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