How to Use a System Repair Disc in Windows 8, 7, and Vista – wintips.org

In the previous one article, we mention the importance of creating a system repair disc to troubleshoot system problems if your computer won’t boot. In this article, we will explain how you can use a system repair disc to fix problems with your computer.

Step 1. Change Bios to boot from CD/DVD.

How to change BIOS boot order to boot from CD/DVD.

1. Enter the BIOS settings by pressing the buttonDEL” or “F1” or “F2” or “F10“. *

* The method of accessing the BIOS settings depends on the computer manufacturer.

Note: If your computer supports UEFI, click the appropriate button according to your computer manufacturer’s instructions.

2. “Find” in the bios menuDownload procedure” setting. This setting is usually found in the “Advanced settings“.

Change the boot order to test the boot the first from “CD/DVD” drive.

3. Save the bios settings and exit.

Step 2. Place System Repair Disc in your CD/DVD drive.

Press any button to boot from CD, when a corresponding message appears on the screen.

Step 3. Start repairing your system.

Tip: The safest way to repair your computer is to restore it to its previous working condition.

Windows 7 or Vista

1. Select a keyboard layout and click “Next”.

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2. In the System Recovery Options window, click the button “Next”.

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3. Options for recovery tools:

a. Startup repair, solves problems when your computer won’t start.

b. system restore, helps restore your computer to a previous working point.

c. System Image Recovery, restores your computer using a previously created image.

d. Windows Memory Diagnostics, detects system memory problems.

e. command line, helps to troubleshoot system problems using commands.

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Make your favorite choice and start troubleshooting your computer.

Windows 8.

1. Choose a keyboard layout: for example “WE”

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2. Select the “Troubleshooting” item.

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3.Troubleshooting” Options:

Troubleshooting; DEFECTS“Available options:

a. Upgrade your PC without losing your filesor

b. Restore it to its original state, or

c: Advanced options”.

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4. Advanced options menu:

a. System Restore: Restores your computer to its previous working state.

b. Restore the system image: Restore your PC using a previous backup.

c. Auto repair: Let Windows repair the system automatically.

d. Command line: Troubleshoot system problems using the command line.

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Make your favorite choice and start troubleshooting your computer.

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