This may also automatically check the box next to Windows Media Center as well. First you will need some media to write the restore images to. The Surface Pro is by default installed with Windows 8. Next, choose Just remove my files or Fully clean the drive depending on your own need. Maybe this is new with Windows 8. Insert this now and wait for the Dell Backup and Recovery tool to detect it.
Click the Start Menu and then Control Panel. Configure the machine exactly as you would like it. With this driver pack you can include the drivers, by using dism, in the install. Simply click on Next button to continue. So, even though making the image file via the command line seems to be a hassle, it could be worse. You could also use the new Refresh Feature and.
The latter steps are just like when you reset or refresh Windows 8 with installation media or recovery media but you will not be asked to insert an installation media or recovery media any more. If not continue with the next method. All the instructions you need are in. If your computer has more than one drive, you will be asked to select one option to clean your drive. Following, firstly pick a right way depending on whether you can login to Windows 8.
Open Windows Media Player Troubleshooting. And you have no choice but to click on the Cancel button. This will not go well if your laptop runs out of battery and shuts down. If neither of these options work, do the following. Way 2: Factory reset Windows 8 computer on sign-in screen Step 1: Start your computer and get to Windows 8 sign-in screen. With windows 8, use the Search charm to find the Dell Backup and Recovery tool and run it. This method will create an install.
If you use the name Recovery, you may get an error. If you meet the above problems or some other situations, you can choose to factory reset your Windows 8 computer to the original condition when you bought it. For factory reset, Windows 8 has more options than earlier Windows operating system. Your Windows installation or recovery media will provide these files. Update: If you recently updated to Windows 8.
Method three: Use the Reagentc command-line utility This option should certainly solve the problem. While that's a bit annoying, the important thing is your personal files, such as photos, music, Office documents, videos, etc. If you've been hit by malicious software, uninstalling it can also lead to corrupted files that results in a slow and unstable computer. You'll see a series of different screens, like the one below, where Windows lets you know where it's at in the refresh process. Step 5: You are asked if you want to fully clean your drive. Step 4: Now the Command Prompt window opens as administrator privilege.
Because your data cant be recovered from phone if once lost during the reset process. Extract the Surface Pro drivers to E:Update-ImageUpdates, where E: can be any drive letter of your choosing and copy the install. Just like with previous versions, once you've had your Windows 8 computer for a while, chances are it will become unstable or not be as sprightly as it once was. This is what the software giants calls Push Button Reset. Sometimes when people are messing around with the settings in different programs, those programs may no longer work correctly. It may take some time to write out and verify the media 15-20 minutes on my laptop.
Step 4: Windows 8 restarts and your computer logon displays. You can click on Show me the list of drives that will be affected to view all drives that will be affected if you click All drives option. Keep in mind that after the refresh is complete, you'll need to do some system configuration to get everything back to how you had it. The tool will then look for a drive suitable for creating the recovery media. While reset process completes you will see your computer restarts again and your computer logon displays. On the Microsoft download page you can find a.
Before you give, donate, or sell your computer or laptop to someone else, you need to make your computer its factory condition. Essentially what we do here is to provide Windows with all the files needed to successfully complete re-installation and we also tell the operating system where to find those files. I decided to just re-install windows and start fresh, but now I get this new error. Surface Pro drivers There was something else. Once your media has been detected, select it from the list, and click on the Start button. Step 2: Open Metro Control Panel by going to the Start screen and then clicking on the Metro Control Panel tile. Now simply follow few instructions on your screen and you Windows will be like new, without losing your data or Windows settings.
Hi, To Refresh or Reset the computer, you need to have Windows 8 installation media. Click on the Recovery Media icon. I do not have an optical drive. Confirm the settings and click the Next button. On the other hand, factory reset doesn't solve all system problems. This article has also been viewed 53,968 times.