Sometimes you need to know the disk drives GUID. We show how to get the GUID of volumes on Windows Operating Systems.
To perform bare metal recovery, you need to open a CMD command prompt in Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE). If you cannot boot into WinRE, you can use a Windows installation disc or recovery drive used for disaster recovery.
Generally to create a backup that is capable of performing a bare metal recovery to the same or dissimilar hardware requires a paid third party application per machine or expensive licenses for multiple machines in the same organisation or even more expensive licenses for technicians. However this article shows how you can perform a backup based on the WBAdmin command available in the Windows operating system.