Windows Recovery Environment
Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) is used primarily to help save or salvage your Windows operating system. It is available on the Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 DVD's and was a replacement for the Windows XP and 2000 recovery console.
The following features are available in WinRE:
Note - Although WinRE is run from the install DVD of 8, Vista, 7 or server 2008, it can be installed on some OEM computers through the F8 menu on boot.
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How to access WinRE menu - how to access the Windows Recovery Environment.
Startup Repair - used to fix boot and startup problems.
System Restore - used to fix a multitude of problems by restoring the system to a state prior to the issues.
PC Restore - used to restore Windows to a pre-made system backup. How to create a backup for WinRE
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool - used to analysis your computer for hardware faults in its physical memory sticks.
Command Prompt - used to give you access to files and your system via the command-line
How to do a Refresh of Windows 8 - You can Refresh Windows 8 and this will save your personal files, so if you have problems using or accessing Windows then you should try this first.
How to do a Reset of Windows 8 - Resetting Windows 8 can cause the loss of your personal files, so try this when only all else fails.
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