Recovery in Windows 10

In this tutorial, we will discuss the Recovery feature in Windows 10

Windows 10 offers advanced recovery tool that undoes changes made to the system reverting the computer to a previous restore point. Very useful in case of problems with the installation of a driver or application that prevents the normal functioning of the operating system.

How can we access Recovery feature?

1- We can navigate to start menu then click settings and choose update and security, and choose the recovery tab.

2- We can type recovery in the start menu for quick access.


In the recovery tab we will see the below options:

1- Reset this PC: this option has two alternatives.

a- Remove apps and settings, but keeps data in case if there is a problem in installed apps and you needed only to default your settings.

b- Remove all personal files, apps, settings.

2- Advanced Startup: this option allows you to start up from a device or disc (USB device or DVD). To change windows startup settings or restore windows from a system image, you simply can click on restart now and when your PC boots you will be directed to a menu that has multiple options. For now, we will pick troubleshooting option, and there you will find the below buttons:

a- Refresh your PC: a brand new feature with Windows 10 that allow you to fix problems with one click without losing your system files.

b- Reset your PC: this options will remove apps and setting to the point of windows first boot

c- Uninstall preview updates: as it indicates, this will remove any installed updates

d- System Restore: you can find it under advanced options, this will restore your windows to a previously defined point.