Chris Ripkey

Using a USB Flash Drive to Recover Windows Vista

Here is something that we have found extremely valuable during our Vista deployment— the ability to boot into the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) from a USB Flash Drive. This is especially helpful for our Home Office users at Penton. From there they can perform a variety of tasks, like running Startup Repair and restoring their PC using the Complete PC Restore Wizard.

Welcome to the We're In IT Blog 4

Welcome to the We're in IT Blog
My name is Chris Ripkey; I am a Senior Network Engineer with the Penton Media IT Department. I and some of my colleagues are going to write about our experiences with implementing various Technologies throughout our company.

Here are some of the products and technologies that we are currently in the process of implementing within Penton Media:

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