Windows 10 has the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE), which plays a vital role in the Microsoft strategy to keep your system up and running. I'll continue my overview of this important facet of the operating system.
- [Voiceover] In this video I continue my introduction…to the Windows recovery environment from the previous video.…Access Windows Recovery from the Boot Options menu…which can be launched from Windows in two different ways.…First way is to select Start, Settings,…and then choose Update and Security from the Settings app.…Here in the left hand side choose Recovery,…and then under Advanced Startup, choose Restart Now.…Second method is to reboot to recovery media.…
You can configure a hardware recovery button…or a button combination to run a secondary…boot path that includes WinRE.…Either way, once you're in WinRE,…you'll see a blue Choose an option screen.…From this screen here, choose Troubleshoot.…From this Troubleshoot screen,…you can then run refresh or reset directly.…You can also choose advanced options here…which brings you to several interesting…if little-used options as shown here.…
By the way, you can also get to this screen…by opening the Start menu, holding down the shift key,…press the Power button and then click Restart.…
Note: The course maps to the Manage Updates and Recovery domain from the Configuring Windows Devices exam (70-697).
- Configuring system restore points
- Completing a system restore
- Performing a Windows refresh or reset
- Creating a system image
- Working with Windows Recovery Environment
- Configuring File History
- Recording files
- Configuring and managing updates