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Restore Windows 8 operating system: Using this option, all data, images, documents, movies, videos, and files on the system drive where Windows 8 is installed (usually drive C:\) will be deleted.

However, there remain the following::

If you purchased your computer with Windows pre-installed, and it has other pre-installed programs (eg. Office 2010, Photoshop, Nero, etc) are on a separate partition, so that they will not be overwritten, not affected by resettlement.

If you have a supplementary unit (for example D:\ or E:\), they remain unaffected. The end result is that after the repair Windows, the system will function as the first installation. In this case, after repair, all programs and applications must be reinstalled:

  • 1.) - Windows system pre-installed.

  • 2.) - Pre-installed programs purchased Office 2010, Photoshop, Nero, etc.

  • 3.) - Applications purchased and installed from the Windows Store.

  • 4.) - Data stored on a separate partition (eg. D:\ or E:\).

Microsoft -How to restore Windows 8, PC resets ...

I did it so:

After starting the computer (immediately after booting), the system send an error message and restart the system. To eliminate this error, I restored my system to basic settings.

System repair disc, previously prepared, I introduced in the DVD-Rom drive. (Create repair disk...)

  • 1.) - I restarted my PC, and pressed a button on keyboard to start booting from disk.

  • 2.) - Launched the Windows logo and a progress indicator show copying system files.

  • 3.) - In the new window I chose English (US) language.

  • 4.) - In the next window, I chose Troubleshooting.

  • 5.) - Information window appears, which displays effective operations. I clicked on the button Next.

  • 6.) - It started installing the system.

  • 7.) - Meanwhile, the computer has restarted several times.

  • 8.) - Once done with the installation of Windows 8, I reinstalled all my favorite programs and again, I made ​​the original settings.

  • 9.) - With this I also finished system restoration. Windows 8 has worked perfectly again. It did not take more than 20 minutes (without installer).

More details

If the crash still occurs (constant problems) while using the PC, proceed as follows: (I hope that this operation will not be necessary). Enter, previously prepared system repair disc, in the DVD-Rom. (Create Repair Disk...)

  • 1.) - Appear first boot window, where required to press a button on the keyboard for boot from the repair disk.

- Attention: - Only now, first times, press a button on the keyboard. If Restart, do not press any buttons, because it will stop renovation, start the task again.

Boot window appears

  • 2.) - Windows 8 logo appears. Be patient. A progress bar show during file copy.

Windows 8 logo

  • 3.) - After copying, the background turns blue. Choose language English, US.

language English

  • 4.) - In the next window click on the link Troubleshoot.


  • 5.) - You can choose from three options to next step. In this description it is reset system, then click on the Reset your PC.

Reset your PC

  • 6.) - Click on button Next.

button Next

  • 7.) - After collecting the necessary data, during copying files, a progress indicator appears that shows the time course.

start system reset

After data collection is finished, start system reset. Finally, restart computer and it will load Windows 8, you can re-adjust system settings and install your favorite programs. With that we also finished resetting the system. Windows 8 works perfectly again


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