Earlier when our system gets older the first thought that comes to our mind is to Format our system through Re-installation of Windows. The formatting process takes a lot of time for that either you waste 6-7 hrs on your system or handover your system to some Network and Hardware agent to format it for you and this results you with total ‘Data Loss’.
Now with Windows 8 which adds two new features ‘Refresh’ & ‘Reset’. These two features shall let users fix your system problems without formatting it. These features not only time but also the important Datas on your system. These two functions require your Windows 8 Installation CD.
What is the function of ‘REFRESH’ feature of Windows 8?
This feature of the Windows 8 User Interface settings lets you to bring your system to factory settings without losing your valuable files, applications, music and videos. This is the first procedure that one should opt to while he/she faces some kind of error while using Windows 8.
How to start the REFRESH feature in Windows 8?
Step 1- To begin the refresh process you need to first insert your Windows 8 Installation CD.
Step 2- Then launch the Start Screen then Search Reset. After the search is finished then Reset your PC under Settings to launch the Metro Control Panel.
Step 3- Then go through the General Settings.
Step 4- Then Click upon Get Started option under the Refresh Your PC option.
Step 5- Then a message window showing what changes windows will bring to your computer after refreshing your system. Just click on Next to begin the Refresh process.
If the problem still persist then you should opt to its ‘Reset’ feature. Now lets check out Actually ‘what is the Function of the ‘RESET’ Feature of Windows 8?’
This feature in Windows 8 User Interface shall reset all your settings and shall delete all your files, applications and music & video files. This feature lets your system as if it had a fresh installation. This feature requires your Windows 8 product key to begin.
How to start the ‘RESET’ feature in Windows 8
Step 1- To begin the Reset feature first insert the Windows 8 installation CD
Step 2- Then select the Get Started button under the Reset Your PC option.
Step 3- Then a message window showing what changes windows will bring to your computer after resetting your system. Then Windows will ask you whether you want Hard Reset or Soft reset. The Hard Reset consumes more time in a way that all your data is deleted so that none of your files can get recovered by any file recovery applications. The Soft Reset option will quickly reset your system by deleting all your data on your Hard disk.
Step 4- After selecting the type of Reset, you prefer. Then click on the Reset button. After clicking on the Reset button your system will reboot to start the process.
Step 5- After successfully resetting your system, you have to enter your product key and then you have to complete all the post installation steps.
These are the process to sort out your problems of your Windows 8 system.