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How To Create A BlackArmor Recovery CD Or ISO Image?

July 11th, 2009

blackarmor recovery cd I lost my BlackArmor Recovery CD…is there a quick way to create one?

The Seagate BlackArmor Backup software has a utility within it called the Bootable Rescue Media Builder. This utility has the ability to do the following:

  • Create a Seagate BlackArmor Recovery CD.
  • Create an ISO Image of the Seagate BlackArmor Recovery CD that can then be used to create a Recovery CD at a later time.

To Create a BlackArmor Recovery CD

Prerequisite: One (1) blank CD-ROM

  1. Click StartAll ProgramsSeagateBlackArmor BackupBootable Rescue Media Builder.
  2. (For Windows Vista only) A User Account Control (UAC) window opens asking for permission to precede. Click Continue.
    The Welcome to BlackArmor Media Builder window opens.
  3. Click Next. The Rescue Media Contents Selection window opens.
  4. Check the Top-Level, BlackArmor Backup box.
  5. Click Next. The Bootable Media Options window opens.
  6. Click Next. The Rescue Media Selection window opens. Select the CD-ROM drive from the list of options.
  7. Click Next. A Media Parameters/Summary window opens.
  8. At this time (if you have not already done so), insert the blank CD-ROM in your System’s CD/DVD ROM drive bay.
  9. Click Proceed. At this point the Seagate BlackArmor Recovery CD creation starts processing (this may take a few moments to complete).
  10. When finished, an information window opens, notifying you that the process is complete.
  11. Click OK. The BlackArmor Recovery CD is created.

Video Tutorial – Using Bootable Rescue Media Builder to Create a BlackArmor Recovery CD.

To Create an ISO Image of the BlackArmor Recovery CD

  1. Click StartAll ProgramsSeagateBlackArmor BackupBootable Rescue Media Builder.
  2. (For Windows Vista only) A User Account Control (UAC) window opens asking for permission to precede. Click Continue.
    The Welcome to BlackArmor Media Builder window opens.
  3. Click Next. The Rescue Media Contents Selection window opens. Check the Top-Level, BlackArmor Backup box.
  4. Click Next. The Bootable Media Options window opens.
  5. Click Next. The Rescue Media Selection window opens.
  6. Select the ISO Image drive from the list of options.
  7. Click Next. The Destination File Selection window opens.
  8. Browse to the location where you want to save/store the ISO Image.
    Optional – you can opt to change the default filename too.
  9. Click Next. A Media Parameters/Summary window opens.
  10. Click Proceed. At this point the Seagate BlackArmor Recovery CD creation starts processing (this may take a few moments to complete).
  11. When finished, an information window opens, notifying you that the process is complete.
  12. Click OK. The BlackArmor Recovery CD is created.

Video Tutorial – Using Bootable Rescue Media Builder to Create a BlackArmor Recovery ISO Image

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