I will continue our System Recovery Options for Windows 7 series with an article about Windows Memory Diagnostic. This handy tool allows you to perform a basic set of memory tests, to help you identify Random Access Memory (RAM) problems. This tutorial will cover how to access Windows Memory Diagnostic and how to use it to diagnose if you have memory problems or not.
How to recover a Windows system from crashes and malfunctions
In the past we've shown how to use Windows Backup to backup your system and your files. Now it is time to show how to use the same tool to restore files or folders from a previously created backup.
In one of our previous tutorials, we've shown How Windows Backup Works and How to Create a System Image using this tool. We will continue the series of articles about Backup and Restore features and show how to restore your system by using a previously created system image with Windows Backup.
System Recovery options for Windows 7 include several tools that can help you recover Windows 7 from a serious error. For example, you can use a system repair disc to access system recovery options if your Windows installation disc is missing or the Windows boot loader is not working.
In this tutorial I will show how to create a Windows 7 system repair disc on a CD or DVD with just a few clicks.
We will continue the System Recovery series with an article about an utility called Windows Backup, part of the Backup and Restore features. This tool allows you to make copies of your data and also create a system image which includes system settings, programs and files. In this article I will show how to access Windows Backup, how to configure it for automatic or manual backup and how to create a System Image.
In our previous articles we have shown What System Restore is, How to Create a Restore Point and How to repair your system using this tool. I will finish the series with an article which shows how to turn System Restore on or off, depending on what you need.
Windows 7 offers by default some interesting tools designed to help you fix certain system problems which were presented in this overview of system recovery options. I will continue the mini-series on this topic and show how to use the Startup Repair tool to scan and fix Windows 7 boot problems.
We will continue our mini-series on System Recovery Options for Windows 7 with an article about System Restore. This tool can be used to restore Windows system files to an earlier state. You can use it when you want to revert to an earlier configuration which you know worked properly. For example, if you installed multiple applications and you are suddenly experiencing random restarts or boot failures, the quickest way to solve the problem is to use System Restore.
In this article I will show you how to access System Restore and use it to create a restore point.
Sooner or later, everyone has problems with their operating system, no matter the version. When the going gets tough, some system recovery tools come in handy. Windows 7 has a few tools available which can help you when the system no longer behaves as it is supposed to. These tools can be used in the following scenarios: boot errors, upgrade failures or reboot loops.
In this article I will share with you the list of available tools, explain what they do and the scenarios when they are helpful.