Recovery Drive missing files

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  1. shmu26

    shmu26 Registered Member

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    I tried to make a recovery flash drive in Windows 10, and I got an error message that the recovery drive is missing files, and in fact, I can't boot into the recovery environment from my hard disk.
    I tried restoring to an earlier Macrium Reflect image, and that didn't help. So I am not sure when the problem started. Can I rebuild it or restore it?
    This particular system is 1909, updated from 1903. I have a recovery flash drive with 1903, from a different computer.
     
  2. roger_m

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  3. shmu26

    shmu26 Registered Member

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    It's definitely a good idea to do that, but I do like the convenience of having the recovery options right on my hard drive.
     
  4. imdb

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    do you have a recovery partition on this system?
     
  5. shmu26

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    Yes.
     
  6. imdb

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    ha, now that i reread your post, that's because you're trying to use a recovery drive created for another system.
     
  7. shmu26

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    My real quest is to restore/repair the native recovery partition of this 1909 system. The flash drive that I made from another system is just meant to be a spare flash drive, that's all. It's not really solving my problem and is not meant to.
     
  8. imdb

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    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us...computer/8073b263-2c0d-4361-9a12-4eff270cb98b
     
  9. shmu26

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    I didn't take from the other machine the whole package, just the generic recovery environment.
     
  10. imdb

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    ahh, i see. sorry, my bad. :thumb:
     
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