Microsoft has thought about every aspect of Windows 8 and the day to day operations on not only the desktop, but the startup, shutdown and even the trouble shooting phases.
Windows 8 features a lot of enhancements on not only the desktop experience, but the trouble shooting experience too. With super fast boot and shut down times, Windows 8 will get the user to a useable desktop in as little as 10 seconds.
Every user has at one point in time experienced a system crash, boot errors, or just wished they could take all their documents and settings, clean windows and have a fresh desktop without the hours it takes to backup and transfer all their files.
Windows 8 will solve all those problems. Microsoft has added a new Metro boot menu for troubled PCs and tablets to perform system restores, image system recovery, a repair tool, command prompt for advanced users and a new refresh option.
Refresh is a brand new tool that gives the users two options. The first option is a completely clean install of your Windows 8 desktop, revitalizing the entire desktop to its roots. The feature will restore your Windows 8 machine to the same state it was originally and remove all of your personal files, essentially wiping out all corrupt files and viruses.
The second options refreshes the entire machine, lifting your photos, documents, media and even your background wallpapers, keep these files safe. The process then performs a clean up of all your Windows files, repairing all your system files to their original state. Once the process is completed, the refresh places your personal files back, giving the end user a completely new installation with all their files.