Learn the difference between refreshing, resetting, and recycling a Windows computer. Open Charms and explore the available recovery options. Learn when to apply which option, when recovery is necessary, or when you're ready to sell, donate or discard your computer. Finally, learn how to perform a PC reset or refresh using the tools offered by Windows.
- [Instructor] Sometimes there's nothing you can do…to get an unstable computer in good working order again.…No matter how hard you try,…when you come to this realization,…you want to explore the recovery options.…To get there click start,…click settings,…click update and recovery,…and then click recovery in the left pane.…What you see here depends on your…operating system version and update history.…You'll see reset this PC at the very least,…but you may also see an option to…return to a previous build of Windows…if you've updated the OS.…
You might also see advance start up.…This let's you enter the Windows recovery environment.…Finally, you might see a link to…install a clean copy of Windows.…What I want to talk about here is resetting the PC…because this option is always available.…Resetting the PC installs the Windows operating system…which fixes problems that have to do with Windows.…Sometimes operating system files get corrupt…or go missing, and reinstalling them…is the only way to repair a system.…This process also uninstalls applications.…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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