How to download the new Surface Pro (2017) Recovery Image

Microsoft finally unveiled its latest generation of the Surface Pro lines with significant updates. The new Surface Pro comes with 800 new custom parts including a bigger battery, new kickstand, new heatsink design, onboard NVMe SSD and so on. Microsoft started shipping the new Surface Pro on June 15, 2017, with Windows 10 Pro Build 1703 (Creators Update) installed.

Every Microsoft Surface PCs also comes with a recovery partition easy for you to reset your Surface back to factory settings if you needed. However, in case you can’t reset your Surface Pro (2017) with existing recovery partition, you can use a recovery drive instead. To create a recovery drive, you will need to download recovery image for your Surface Pro (2017) from Microsoft Support website.

Important All USB recovery drives must be formatted to FAT32 prior to loading a recovery image. For the new Surface Pro (2017), you will need at least 16 GB USB drive for loading the image.

Table of contents

  1. Download Surface Pro (2017) Recovery Image
  2. Creating a recovery drive using the downloaded recovery image