Many systems have a recovery partition built in to the factory setup. This would contain the file you are looking for, and might be what they are referencing (making the assumption that you do not have a recovery CD). However, if you boot off the recovery CD the results are similar, even if involving more step and processes to get to the same result.
Is there a specific reason you are wanting to duplicate/access/create that file? If this is to snapshot your computer so you can recover it at the point you specify there are many different ways to do this, many are much more effective than the windows/microsoft process.
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