Reinstalling Windows 8

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    IF your PC isn't running well, you can refresh it without losing photos, music, videos, and other personal files. To Refresh Windows 8, follow these steps:

    1) Press Windows key + I to launch the Charms Menu

    2) Click "Change PC Settings"

    3) Click "General" in the left pane

    4) Click "Refresh Your PC Without Affecting Your Files"

    If you want to recycle your PC or start over completely, you can reset it to the factory settings.To completely reinstall (Reset & Refresh) Windows 8, follow these steps:

    1) Press Windows key + I to launch the Charms Menu (If using touch, swipe from the right hand side of the screen to access the Charms Menu)

    2) Click "Change PC Settings"

    3) Click "General" in the left pane

    4) Click "Remove Everything and Reinstall Windows"

    Keywords: Windows 8, Reinstalling, Reset, Refresh, Default, Factory

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      Jeremy Burnett

      What if the recovery partition is corrupt or if the hard drive has failed?

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      Jeremy Burnett

      So how do we reinstall Windows if the recovery partition is corrupt or if the hard drive has failed?