Two mode of system repair tool has been added in windows 8, and these are recognized as Refresh and Reset. It is used to perform repair and recovery actions. Whenever you find numerous system problems in windows 8 and unable to access these in simple way, use both repair tools to reset your computer.
Difference among Reset and Refresh in windows 8 PC-
- System Refresh is used to fix window 8 unwanted fatal errors and try back in previous modes. But there is no effect on your windows 8 and personal file
- System Reset is recognized as hard action. when it is used in your windows 8 then entire saved settings and system files will be deleted and turn back like first screen of windows 8 Installation.
How to use Refresh in Windows 8 –
- Press shortcut (Windows Key + C ) to launch Charms bar.
- Click on settings button in charms tab.
- Now click on More PC settings button from underneath.
- Now PC Settings window is displaying several settings menu in drop down lists .
- Here Click on General options.
- Click on Get Started button in General Options and select Refresh Your PC without affecting Your Files.
- Insert Windows 8 bootable disc in Optical drive and hit Next button.
- Now Process of Refreshing Windows 8 PC will start.
- After few minutes , your windows 8 will across from refresh process.
- As soon as Refresh Process of windows 8 will complete, your computer will display fresh windows screen.
Suppose your windows 8 PC does not solve earlier problems by refresh tool, then you can try to another tool Reset your PC.
How to perform Reset Your PC in windows 8 -
Reset your PC is used to perform complete restore of your windows 8. It is not only changes complete system configuration, but also restore it without delete partition and format.
- Open PC settings Window and Click on More PC settings in Charms bar panel.
- Click on this link Get started in Reset your PC option.
- Just new window is showing - Reset Your PC and Click on Next button.
- Next window ask to select hard disk partition, So best option for you choose this option – Only the drive where windows is installed.
- A next window is coming with both cleanup actions – Thoroughly or Quickly.
This action allow you to delete entire data from hard disk . if you run it, then recovery is not possible in recovery procedure.
This action is used to remove only stored files and installed software.
Best ideas for you to select quickly option to run normal reset of windows 8 without more hurdles.
- Now your Windows 8 will restart and process of reset has been started. It will happen in few minutes according to system performances.
- If Process of reset Windows 8 will complete , next window will request you to insert valid Product Key ( 25 digit key ) and click on Next button. If you have not kept product Key this time so click on Skip.
- New window is showing license terms and accept it. Now Windows 8 is loading, and you will find personalize window. Here follow instructions one by one and enter PC name . Click on Next Button.
- And now windows 8 will show fresh desktop screen in front of you.
- Log on Windows account and access fresh windows 8 with smile…..