Check out Tom's Guide's latest story on Windows rescue discs.
While you hope to never have to use it, it's always smart to cover your bases should anything ever go wrong with your computer. That includes having an adequate rescue plan in place should you require one. The Tom's Guide team has put together a 'How To' guide on creating your own rescue disc just in case you don't already have one and need a little advice on how to proceed.
We've recently featured back up and data recovery tools, as well as some basic things you can try when you've got a buggy system, but neglected to mention that Windows also includes its own backup and recovery tools built right into the system. Today, we're going to do a run through of creating a system image and system restore disc or drive for Windows 7 and 8.