Asus Recovery Disk – Guide for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8

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Asus Recovery Disk – Guide for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8

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A recovery disc can also be referred to as a restoration disc, repair disc, boot disc, or rescue disc.

Download alternative recovery disk for Asus

If the recovery partition on your Asus computer is no longer available, you can access and backup your contents using an alternate recovery disc.

Our recovery and repair disc, Easy Recovery Essentials, is available for download. It’s an ISO file that can be written to a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive right away.

Easy Recovery Essentials support all Asus machines and the following Windows versions:

  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012

Easy Recovery Essentials for your Asus computer includes the following features:

  • Find and resolve boot issues automatically.
  • Even if you can’t get into Windows, it works.
  • Recover the effects of a viral infection.
  • Restore the functionality of your computer.
  • Your vital data can be accessed and backed up.
  • IT professionals will benefit from advanced tools.
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You can do the following with Easy Recovery Essentials:

  • With Automated Repair, you can automatically find and rectify faults.
  • With the built-in antivirus, you can protect your computer from infestations.
  • Restore the functionality of your computer.
  • Your most crucial data can be accessed and backed up (like documents, pictures, music, videos, and so on).

It works with Asus PCs (laptops, desktops, and other devices) with Windows versions XP, Vista, 7, and 8.

Users of Windows XP

Easy Recovery Essentials can be used as a backup recovery disc for Asus computers running Windows XP, including the following editions of Windows XP with Service Packs:

  • Microsoft Windows XP SP1 (Service Pack 1)
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3 (Service Pack 3)

It’s compatible with both Windows XP Home and Professional editions:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Users of Windows Vista

If you have Windows Vista installed on your Asus PC, you can utilize Easy Recovery Essentials as an alternate recovery CD.

Easy Recovery Essentials is compatible with both x86 and x64 platforms, as well as all versions of Windows Vista, including 32-bit and 64-bit editions:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Starter (32-bit edition; Starter edition doesn’t have a 64-bit edition)

It works with any of the Windows Vista Service Packs that are currently available:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Users of Windows 7

For Asus machines running Windows 7, Easy Recovery Essentials can be used as a backup disc.

Easy Recovery Essentials is compatible with the entire list of Windows 7 editions, including the 32-bit and 64-bit versions, and runs on both x86 and x64 platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit edition) (Starter is available only in 32-bit)

It works with Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1):

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Users of Windows 8

For Asus machines running Windows 8, Easy Recovery Essentials can be used as an alternate recovery disc.

It works with both x86 and x64 systems, as well as all Microsoft Windows 8 editions (8 and 8.1), both 32-bit and 64-bit:

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)

Asus computers can be recovered using the recovery disc or partition

To restore your Windows, you can utilize the “RECOVERY” recovery partition on Asus machines. A recovery DVD is included with some (but not all) Asus models and can be used for the same recovery and restore process.

The recovery partition and how to get to it

Only if your partition is undamaged can you use the recovery partition! Use the recovery DVDs instead if the partition is corrupt.

  1. Your computer should be restarted.
  2. Before the Windows logo shows, and after the Asus logo displays, press F9 repeatedly.
  3. Select Windows Setup [EMS Enabled].
  4. Follow the wizard’s instructions.

How to get your hands on the recovery DVDs

  1. Your computer should be restarted.
  2. By hitting F2, you can enter the BIOS.
  3. Select the Boot tab.
  4. Make sure that Boot Booster is turned off. This feature is available on Eee PC models.
  5. To save your modifications and exit BIOS, press F10.
  6. In the disc tray, place the recovery DVD.
  7. Your computer should be restarted.
  8. Select the DVD when the “Please select boot device:” screen appears. Although it may be labeled “USB:,” it is usually the last item on the list.
  9. To choose the choice, press Enter.
  10. To proceed, press any keyboard key when the “Press any key to boot from CD…” screen appears.
  11. Follow the wizard’s instructions.

Windows XP can be recovered using the disc or partition

Windows XP users can use the “RECOVERY” partition on their hard drive or the recovery DVD to repair their Asus PC. If the “RECOVERY” partition is no longer intact.

When using the recovery partition, follow these instructions:

  1. Your computer should be restarted.
  2. F9 should be pressed before or after the Asus logo shows.
  3. Select Windows Setup from the Windows Boot Manager screen.
  4. When the Recovery System window appears, select Recovery.
  5. Follow the wizard’s instructions.

When using the recovery DVD, follow these instructions:

  1. Your computer should be restarted.
  2. To enter BIOS, press F2 several times.
  3. Select the Boot tab.
  4. Check to see if a “Boot Booster” option is available. Select it and ensure it’s [Disabled] if your machine has this option.
  5. If any changes are made, press F10 to save them.
  6. Place the recovery DVD in the drive.
  7. Your computer should be restarted.
  8. Pick your DVD drive from the list when the “Please select boot device” dialogue appears. Usually, it’s the last one on the list.
  9. When the “Press any key to boot from CD…” screen appears, press any key.
  10. The Asus Recovery CD/DVD window will open with two options: restore the system to a partition or restore the approach to the complete hard drive.
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You can keep other partitions and erase the one you pick if you choose the Recover system to a partition option.

All partitions on your hard disc will be deleted if you select Recover system to full HD.

11. Select it if you choose to install the recovery system on a partition.

12. Click Next.

13. To finish the process, follow the steps.

14. When the “Recovering” process is completed. When the screen “Please remove the DVD from the DVD-ROM” appears, click OK to restart your computer.

Windows Vista can be recovered using the disc or partition

Users with Windows Vista on their Asus machines can use the recovery partition or the recovery DVD. Go to Download an alternative recovery disc for Asus if you no longer have the “RECOVERY” partition or the DVD.

When using the recovery partition, follow these instructions:

  1. Your computer should be restarted.
  2. During booting, press F9 either before or after the Asus logo displays on your monitor.
  3. Select Windows Setup [EMS Enabled] by pressing Enter.
  4. Click Next on the ASUS Preload Wizard screen.
  5. Then click Next after selecting a partition.

At this point, you have three options:

  • Restore Windows to the first partition only.
  • Convert Windows to full HD.
  • Restore Windows to the entire HD with two partitions.

The option to Recover Windows to the first partition alone will destroy only the first partition, leaving the remaining partitions intact.

All of your partitions will be deleted if you choose to Recover Windows to the Entire Hard Drive.

The option to Recover Windows to the Entire Hard Drive with Two Partitions will wipe all partitions and create two new ones: C and D.

6. To finish the process, follow the directions on the next screen.

When using the recovery DVD, follow these instructions:

Before you begin, make sure to:

  • Remove any supplementary hard disc drives from your computer. Windows Vista may be installed on the incorrect disc drive.

The instructions are as follows:

  1. In the disc tray, place the recovery DVD.
  2. Your computer should be restarted.
  3. Press Esc and choose your optical device to boot from CD/DVD during booting.
  4. Enter when the CD/DVD option is selected.
  5. After that, select your option and click Next.

You have three options at this point, similar to the recovery partition instructions above:

  • Recover Windows to the first partition only: this choice will remove the first partition, leaving the others intact.
  • Recover Windows to entire HD: this option will delete all your partitions.
  • Recover Windows to the whole hard drive using two partitions: All partitions will be deleted, and two new partitions, C and D, will be created.

6. Complete the procedure by following the next steps.

Windows 7 can be recovered using the disc or partition

Windows 7 users can utilize the recovery partition or the recovery DVD to recover an Asus PC. Go to Download an alternative recovery disc for Asus if you no longer have the “RECOVERY” partition or the DVD.

When using the recovery partition, follow these instructions:

  1. Start your PC and hit F9 during the boot process.
  2. Select Windows Setup [EMS Enabled].
  3. Choose a language.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Next when the ASUS Preload Wizard appears.
  6. Click Next after selecting the partition you want to erase and use for the recovery operation.

At this point, you have three options:

Recover Windows to the first partition (only the first partition will be deleted; the other partitions will remain), Recover Windows to entire HD (all partitions on the hard drive will be deleted), and Recover Windows to complete HD with 2 partitions (all partitions on the hard drive will be deleted) (this will delete all your hard drive partitions and create 2 new ones: C and D).

7. To finish the process, follow the directions on the screen.

When using the recovery DVD, follow these instructions:

  1. Place the Recovery DVD in the optical drive of your computer.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. Press Esc during booting and select the CD/DVD option to boot from the DVD.
  4. Press Enter once the CD/DVD choice has been selected.
  5. To begin the restoration procedure, click OK.
  6. Click OK to complete the transaction (the process will overwrite your hard drive and remove all personal files).
  7. To finish the recovery process, follow the on-screen instructions.

If you don’t have an Asus Recovery DVD for Windows Vista, you can make one if you:

  • The recovery partition is still intact.
  • On your desktop, you have the AI Recovery Burner icon.

If you have the AI Recovery Burner installed on your computer, you can produce a Recovery DVD by following these steps:

  1. Any external hard discs should be removed from your computer.
  2. Select AI Recovery Burner from the drop-down menu.
  3. Insert your blank DVD and choose it from the list when it displays.
  4. Click the OK button.
  5. Complete the procedure by following the next steps.

Windows 8 can be recovered using a disc or partition

Windows 8 users can utilize the recovery partition or the recovery DVD to recover an Asus PC. Go to Download an alternative recovery disc for Asus if you no longer have the “RECOVERY” partition or the DVD.

When using the recovery partition, follow these instructions:

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. During the boot process, press F9.
  3. When the Windows 8 “Choose an option” screen appears, select Troubleshoot.
  4. Click on Advanced Options.
  5. Select System Image Recovery.
  6. Select a user account to use.
  7. Fill in the password for the account.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Click Next after selecting Use the latest available system image (recommended).
  10. To finish the process, follow the wizard’s instructions.

When using the recovery DVD, follow these instructions:

  1. Restart your computer and begin tapping the F9 key during the boot process.
  2. Wait for the screen to appear with the options to choose from.
  3. Go to Troubleshoot
  4. Click on Advanced Options
  5. Select System Image Recovery
  6. Select a user account to use and enter the password.
  7. Continue by pressing the Enter key.
  8. As you have the Recovery DVD, choose a Select a system image. Use the alternative option if you don’t have the DVD.
  9. To finish the process, follow the wizard’s instructions.

Conclusion

I hope this information was helpful. If you have anything to add, please do so in the comments.

User Questions

1. What is the procedure for using the ASUS recovery disc?

  • Place the Recovery DVD in the optical drive of your computer.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Press Esc during booting and select the CD/DVD option to boot from the DVD.
  • Press Enter once the CD/DVD choice has been selected.
  • To begin the restoration procedure, click OK.

2. How do I revert my Asus laptop to its original Windows Vista factory settings?

  • Step 1:Tturning on your ASUS laptop.
  • Step 2: A screen titled “Choose an option” will appear.
  • Step 3: Restart your computer.
  • Step 4: To begin the factory reset procedure, click “Reset.”
  • Step 1: Turn your ASUS laptop on or restart it.
  • Step 2: Select Windows Boot Manager from the drop-down menu.

3. What happened to my ASUS recovery key?

When the ROG (or ASUS) logo appears on the screen during bootup, repeatedly press the F9 or F12 key on the keyboard to enter the Windows RE (Windows Recovery Environment).

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4. Asus won’t give me a recovery disk for my legally puchased laptop.

Asus won’t give me a recovery disk for my legally puchased laptop. from pcmasterrace

5. Is there anyway I could get the asus recovery on a new ssd?

Is there anyway I could get the asus recovery on a new ssd? from ZephyrusG14