How to Restore Windows® 7?
Do you want to know the different ways to restore Windows 7 operating system in your PC?
System Restore helps you to restore the system files to an earlier point in time. It helps to bring back the system changes to your system. You can also roll back the latest changes on the operating system if you want with the help of System Restore option. It is advisable to reinstall Windows 7 at least once a year even if the computer is working well. This is because the computer may be filled with temporary files and software installation kits that will make the system slow. It is necessary to save the important data and files on external devices as they can get lost after performing this process. System Restore regularly creates and saves restore points on your system. These restore points contain data about registry settings and other system information that the operating system uses. You can also manually create the restore points. In Windows 7 system, recovery options menu contains many tools, such as Startup Repair that can help you to recover Windows from a major error.
The following are some of the ways to restore Windows 7 operating system:
- Restore using system recovery disk
- Restore using the Advanced Boot option
- Restore using System Restore
Restore using system recovery disk
In order to use this option, you should have a system recovery disk with you. You need to insert the system recovery disk into the CD or DVD drive in your computer. Then, restart the system using the power button. If necessary, press any key to boot from the disk. If your system is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, then check the data that came with your system. You may need to change the systems BIOS settings.
Restore using the Advanced Boot option
You should use this option if you do not have the system recovery disk with you. In order to use this option, restart the system using the computer's power button. Next, repeatedly press ‘F8’ to get access to the Advanced Boot options of Windows 7 based computer. If you see the Windows logo, then you need to reboot and retry. You should enter administrator’s username and password to start the recovery process and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process.
This method works only if the system is still working. Go to ‘Start’ and navigate to ‘All Programs’. Then move to ‘Accessories’ and place the cursor on ‘System Tools’. Then, from the menu click on ‘System Restore’ option to start the restoration process. This is the quickest and safest method of restoring Windows 7 based system. Make sure that you have backed up important data.
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