ReSet your Windows 8.1 installation Windows 8.1


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Resetting your Windows 8.1 installation

If you're a longtime Windows user familiar with previous versions of Microsoft Windows, you may have experienced something known as PC rot. And that's where, over time, as you continue to install various types of software and download things from the internet, work on files; things seem to get bogged down. Your system slows right down. It's chugging away, working hard to do the simplest of tasks. Well, in those cases in the old days, you would probably uninstall Windows and re-install to start over. You have a backup of all your files, get those back onto your computer.

A big hassle, but at least your computer would be running more efficiently in the end. There are a couple of options here in Windows 8.1, that allow you to get the same results without all that work. Let's take a look now from our PC settings. Windows > I on the keyboard brings up our settings pane, and we'll click Change PC Settings. Next we'll go to Update and Recovery. We've been here for file history an...

Resetting your Windows 8.1 installation
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Resetting your Windows 8.1 installation provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 8.1 Essential Training

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