Creating Windows 8.1 Recovery Discs

  Novice Wizard2 17:00 28 Feb 14
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Tried to burn recovery discs for a new Dell laptop. It only allowed 1 DVD disk before it was ejected before it had completed. Using an 8GB datastick the recovery download was completed. Why does it not allow additional discs for completion of the download?

  rdave13 17:20 28 Feb 14

Did you get an error report when it rejected the DVD? Might have been a bad disk. It won't accept RW disks only Write once disks.

  Novice Wizard2 17:34 03 Mar 14

Novice Wizard2 rdave13

I used a Verbatim DVD-R 4.7GB .disc. I was going to try a RW next, so thanks for the warning,

  Novice Wizard2 17:50 06 Mar 14

rdave13

I phoned Dell support,they are sending recovery discs to me. It may be a known problem awaiting a solution.

  rdave13 18:42 06 Mar 14

Thanks for the feedback. Did you try to burn the recovery program to a flash drive in stead of DVDs?

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