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Lenovo Thinkpads - Making recovery CDs

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Does the first media on the set have to be a CDr and there after DVDs ?
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If your machine has a DVD writer, they will all be DVD's. The first one is bootable. Older thinkpads used CDr's.

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First one bootable - ok.

But ... There is a message at the start of creating the set which says DIsk 1 cant be a dvd - did I read that wrong then?  All can be DVDr you say?
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Perhaps they (Lenovo) have done something with their setup. A DVD writer will write both CD and DVD, so get a blank CD and try that.  ... Thinkpads_User
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I checked the Lenovo support site, and it indeed looks like you need 1 CD and 1 or more DVD's. Please check this Lenovo information link.

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-68317.html

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Thank you. I was pleased to help out. ... Thinkpads_User
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