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Howtogeek shows you how to use the Windows installer disc to backup your files

If Windows won’t boot, recovering your files can be a headache. You do not have to pull the hard drive or use a Linux live CD – you can use a Windows installer disc to quickly back up your files.

We have included steps for both Windows 8 and Windows 7 here – the process is basically the same on each. You can use a Windows 7 disc to back up files from a Windows 8 system or vice versa.
  How to Use a Windows Installer Disc to Back Up Your Files When Your Computer Won't Boot