How to restore a pc with the recovery disk?

my pc crashed, wouldn't boot up.pressed f10 it restored until I knew it .i could kick myself for that, because I lost all my pix and my pc seems to be missing something, because I can't get some of my programs to work.i think my recovery disk is corrupted and I need to recover my pc using the disc.can install someone shed some light on this for me?


a recovery of the system is the same as the factory restore.  If your computer is shipped with the OS pre-installed, then it is likely, that you have the opportunity to do a factory restore, which will wipe the drive clean of all data and restore the default OS and programs with which the computer originally provided.

However, if you can borrow a cd of win xp, you can try to repair your current installation via the recovery console.  There are some commands that you can run that can fix and adjust some things in order to stabilize the operating system.

either said by the way, don't be a system restore confused with a system recovery or factory restore.   I know it seems a little confused.

However, a system restore is the feature offered by the built in windows system restore feature, and it is not the same as a system recovery or factory restore.

just some info.

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