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      Lenovo Solution Center shows CD/DVD recovery media for Microsoft Windows 8 - ThinkCentre, ThinkStation, ThinkPad, IdeaPad, IdeaCentre

      Symptom

      When running Lenovo Solution Center in Microsoft Windows 8, a graphic text appears that suggests it is possible to create a factory recovery media CD or DVD.  This action is not possible and the only way to create recovery media on Microsoft Windows 8 is by using a USB memory key.

      Affected configurations

      The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

      • ThinkCentre
      • ThinkStation
      • ThinkPad
      • IdeaPad
      • IdeaCentre

      System is configured with:

      Lenovo Solution Center

      Applies To:

      • Microsoft Windows 8

      Solution

      The only way to create recovery media on Microsoft Windows 8 is by using a USB memory key.  For instructions on creating recovery media running Microsoft Windows 8, go to one of the following:

       

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      • Alias ID: SF13-D0030
      • Document ID: HT076692
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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