Win 7 Backup and Restore does not recognize the USB flash drives.

Win 7 Backup and Restore does not recognize the USB flash drives for a backup image or a recovery disc.  Given that Windows 7 Starter Edition is used in many, if not most of the netbooks and netbooks have no optical drive, support for flash (thumb) drives would be very handy, especially for repair and recovery.

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Back up and restore: frequently asked questions
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/back-up-and-restore-frequently-asked-questions

You can't save backups to a flash drive, you need an external USB hard drive.

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