Windows 8 contain alarm Buttons, to support Reinstall Process:-

 Microsoft has announced it will include two single-button options in Windows 8 to help users to deal with a serious computer break down or stop working. Both buttons will use to reinstall Windows, including one button option that allows users to save some data.

The buttons will be open within normal Windows operations. But if problems with Windows 8 become serious and user unable get into the boot process to access operating system, then also, the two buttons are available in windows recovery environment.

Those Available buttons are as follows:

  • Reset
  • Refresh


This button works effectively wash out the hard disk drive and reinstall Windows 8. This will destroy all user data previously stored on the hard drive, and is therefore considered a last option solution. Microsoft has also suggested this option could be used by people planning to pass their computer on to a new user, who are therefore seeking an easy way to make it “like new,” and completely from scratch.


This button is designed to reduce the loss of user data. It carries out a more difficult operation: copying some data to unused drive space before reinstalling Windows, then making the saved data available within the restored system. The saved user data will include Windows passwords and user accounts as well as most Windows settings, personal data, and documents. The Windows 8 equivalent to a Smartphone app store.

Second Option Allow to Boot from USB stick:

Windows 8 user will also be able to pack a USB memory stick with the Windows recovery environment (WRE), so that if the computer collapse and is not bootable from the hard disk drive, so users can  able to start their systems from the USB stick and promptly access the two new recovery buttons.

Here, both the buttons are used to reinstall the OS when system met the serious hard drive crashes.

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