Problems with Win8's custom recovery image

By Fred Langa

Win8 lets you place custom recovery images in locations that won't allow for proper restoration. Here are the right locations and methods. Plus: UEFI-related Windows updates on non-UEFI PCs, more questions about Macecraft's jv16 PowerTools, and fixing a flash drive stuck in read-only mode.

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