You will need
- - a blank DVD.
In an alternative restore Windows operating system use a pre-created image. Open the control panel of your computer and navigate to "System and security" (this method is described for OS Windows 7). Now open the submenu "Backup and restore". Click on "Create system image".
Advise to prepare an external hard drive, because such a device will allow more likely to keep the operating system image. In the menu that opens, select the location where you want to save the system image. It is better not to use the network computer, because it can be difficult to access the created image. Click "Next".
The following menu will be displayed disk partitions included in the image. Click "Archive" to start the process of creating the system files. Note that it will include all the programs installed at the moment in the Program Files folder. If you use other partitions to install some utilities, these programs will not be restored.
To use the files of the operating system you will need an installation disk or recovery drive. Return to the menu "Backup and restore". Click on "Create disk" system restore. After installation blank DVD in drive click "Create disk".
In the event of a failure of the OS, install recovery disc in the drive. Turn on the computer and hold the F8 key. Assign the DVD drive the device to continue booting. In the menu "recovery Methods", select "Restore system image".
In the next menu, enter the previously created backup image of the operating system. Wait until the procedure is completed, reactivate Windows 7.
Advice 2: How to repair Windows XP without data loss
Windows XP includes several features that enable you to restore its working condition. In any situation it is important to choose the method that will allow you to keep the required information located on the hard disk.
You will need
- disk with Windows XP.
There are two varieties of system restore in Windows XP. The first type includes the configuration change the boot sector and the second – a return to a specific checkpoint. If Windows gives an error during startup, use the first specified type.
Insert the startup disk in the drive. Turn on your laptop or desktop computer. Open the quick launch menu and select boot from DVD drive. Wait, you run the Windows setup.
Press R to open recovery console system. Select from the available options need a copy of Windows by pressing the corresponding number. After some time, the command line will be run.
Enter the command fixboot, and press Enter. Verify it run this function by typing the letter Y. Wait until the utility. Enter the command fixmbr and re-confirm the procedure. Restart the computer by typing exit in the recovery console.
If you want to perform a system rollback, boot your system in safe mode. To do this, wait until the Windows OS and press F8. Select "Windows Safe mode".
Go to "start" and open the folder "All programs." Select the subdirectory "Standard" and open the "System utilities". Select "system Restore". Select "Restore the previous state of the computer."
Go to list of active breakpoints. Select the one that was created later than the others. Make sure that the recovery process will not be affected important programs. All user files will be preserved during recovery.
Click "Next" and wait until the computer is restarted. Check the safety of the important files.