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How do I create a Rebit recovery disk?

In the event of a hard drive failure or if you need to recover your entire computer, you will need a Full System Recovery Disk containing the Rebit Backup recovery software. We recommend that you create the recovery disk after installation.

In the event of a full system recovery, you will need a recovery disk containing the Rebit boot software. This page allows you to create the recovery media required for the full system recovery.

Types of Recovery Media Supported

  • CD-R, CD-RW
  • DVD-R, DVD-RW
  • USB Flash Drive – It is recommended that the entire flash drive be dedicated to the recovery media. Do not store any other files or data on the flash drive.

Creating the Recovery Media

  1. Prepare the recovery media by one of the following methods:
    1. Insert the CD or DVD into your computer’s CD or DVD drive, or
    2. Connect the USB drive to your computer.
  2. On the Settings page, click Recovery Disk.
  3. On the Creating Recovery Disk page, click the appropriate button for the type of media you are using: CD or DVD or USB Drive.
  4. On the next window, select the drive you want to use to create the recovery disk.
  5. Click Start.
  6. Once the recovery media has been created, label it “Rebit Full System Recovery.”
  7. If you want to make sure the recovery media is working, boot your computer from the CD, DVD or USB drive. The start-up screen will be displayed. On the language selection screen, click Cancel to reboot back to your normal PC.
  8. Store the recovery media in a safe place.

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