Slideshow: Windows 8 Refresh your PC tool in action

Once the operation recognized your installation disc, you're ready to begin

Once you insert the Windows 8 installation DVD, the system will immediately recognize it and after a few moments display the screen shown in Figure E. If you are refreshing a laptop, you will want to make sure that it is plugged in and not running on battery because the next phase of the refresh takes a while and you don't want the system to shut down in the middle of it.

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