Windows 8

Slideshow: Use System Image Recovery tool to restore your hard disk

When you are prompted to choose and option, select the Troubleshoot tile

 

Launching System Image Recovery

In the case of a hard drive failure, you can restore Windows 8 by running the System Image Recovery tool from the Recovery Drive. While I am booting from a USB Recovery Drive, you can just as easily boot the Recovery Drive from the optical disc. (As a part of my research for this article, I ran the System Image Recovery tool after booting from an optical disc and the procedure is basically identical.)

After your system boots from the Recovery Drive and you are prompted to choose an option, select the Troubleshoot tile as shown in Figure H.

Credit: Images by Greg Shultz for TechRepublic

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