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RecoveryDisk Creator does not offer any disk selections to create

\015 After trying to find a way to create a Recovery Disk set on flash drives and a USB hard drive, I finally "bit the bullet" and bought a USB DVD writer. Running the Recovery Disk Creator program (version 1.0.0.6), the program comes up but does not offer any disk selections to create. There is a hidden partition out there (Acronis shows a FAT32 partition named (HDDRecovery), but for some reason it looks like the Toshiba utility does not recognize it. Any suggestions as to how to get the Recovery Disk Creator to do its job? ...and, ever wonder why you have to buy DVD writer hardware to make recovery disks when the main idea of a Netbook was to eliminate the DVD writer?\015

Answers :

To access the recovery partition you need to boot up on a DVD with a partition manager on it, then set the hidden partition as "ACTIVE" and un-Active, the existing partition, then remove DVD and reboot, then the laptop will boot from the recovery partition and should autorun start the recovery procedure.
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