How to Integrate AOMEI Software to the Recovery Environment (RE) in Your System?
What Is "Integrate to Recovery Environment"?
"Integrate to Recovery Environment" is a step-by-step wizard in AOMEI Partition Assistant, which aims to add AOMEI software installed on computer into Windows operating system equipped recovery environment (RE). After integration is completed, you can directly make use of the AOMEI software under the recovery environment. The AOMEI software available to be added into RE include AOMEI Partition Assistant and AOMEI Backupper.
This wizard makes it more convenient to use AOMEI Partition Assistant and/or AOMEI Backupper to fix some computer problems and protect data under recovery environment. When using partition software, some operations need to restart computer to boot into recovery environment (PreOS Mode) to finish, such as migrate OS to SSD and shrink system partition. As for AOMEI Backupper, it's very easy to restore original system back from backup image file in recovery environment without bootable media.
Integrate AOMEI Partition Assistant and/or AOMEI Backupper to Recovery Environment
Before you do, please make sure that:
- Your operating system is Windows 7 or later version, Windows 8/8.1/10 or Windows Server 2008 R2/2011/2012/2012 R2/2016, because only these systems have recovery environment.
- The recovery environment is good and complete, and the computer can boot into RE normally.
- The AOMEI software you want to add into RE is not been using by another process.
Step1: Open "Integrate to Recovery Environment" wizard in AOMEI Partition Assistant main interface.
Step2: A notification will pop up informing what the operation will do and what you can do after integration is completed.
Step3: Choose which AOMEI software to integrate into recovery environment, AOMEI Partition Assistant or AOMEI Backupper, or both of them. If you haven't installed AOMEI Backupper on this computer, of course you can't integrate it.
Step4: Click "Proceed" to start integrate to recovery environment. When it is complete, click "Finish" to exit.
Then, you can use AOMEI Backupper and AOMEI Partition Assistant in your system recovery environment.
How to Use AOMEI Software in Recovery Environment?
To get into RE, different operating system has unlike procedures. In the following content, Windows 10 and Windows 7 will be described as examples.
For Windows 10
Step1: To get into RE, you need to press "Shift" while clicking "Restart". Then, you will see the interface below. Choose "Troubleshoot" to get to the next screen.
Step2: Choose "AMBooter" in this step, and you will see the AOMEI software you integrate to recovery environment.
Step3: Choose the program you want to use.
Step4: When you finish using AOMEI software, just close it to get back to the screen in step1. Then, just click the first "Continue" option to boot from normal system.
For Windows 7
Step1: To enter Windows 7 recovery environment, you need to continuously press "F8" when computer starts and then you will see the following screen. Press "Enter" to choose default option "Repair Your Computer".
Step2: Choose a kind of language to continue.
Step3: Enter your username and password to log on to access recovery options.
Step4: In System Recovery Option window, select "AOMEI Booter" as recovery tool.
Step5: Then, choose which AOMEI software you want to use.
Integrate to Recovery Environment is a very useful feature. To integrate AOMEI Partition Assistant and AOMEI Backupper into Windows recovery environment in advance, when it comes to some operations which need to be finished under PreOS mode, you can directly enter RE and carry out those procedures.
"Integrate to Recovery Environment" is very similar to "Make Bootable Media", both of them aim to manage your disk partition under micro-system or when your computer cannot boot. However, there are diferences between them.
- To make bootable media, you need to prepare a USB drive or CD/DVD. Besides, you can only add AOMEI Partition Assistant into Windows PE bootable media.
- Integrate to Recovery Environment can be only used on your current computer. However, the bootable USB drive or CD created with "Make Bootable Media" can be used on current computer and other computers.