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How to Refresh Windows 8 with large images

What's Required for this guide: A Windows 8 DVD or installation key. A computer.

To start this Windows 8 reset, insert the DVD/install key and boot/reboot your computer, it should automatically begin to run. If not then make sure the drive is set to first boot in the BIOS, see this Windows 8 BIOS guide for more info.

Windows 8 Developer Preview System Requirements, minimal specifications and hardware requirements

Once your booting continue with this guide.

If booting of A USB key, you will skip this screen, if DVD then this is the next screen you will see, press "Any Key" to continue.

Two things may happen at this point (click on image to view it full size.), auto detection of problem (Left) or not (right)

Auto detection of a problemNo Problem detected
If Windows detects a problem it will attempt to diagnose it for you.....If Windows doesn't detect a problem it will just load as below

and also attempt repairs (You have no option but to follow this)Now click on "Repair your computer"
The Automatic Repair failure menu will eventually appear, click on "Advanced Options" to continue. 
Go to next step

Now the Options Menu, select "Troubleshoot".... 


Now select "Refresh your PC"

You will now be warned about what is going to happen, if your OK to continue click "Next" 

Now select the "Target" operating system, you can click the left arrow to go back, otherwise click on the operating system to be refreshed to continue.

Your computer will begin refreshing...


Your system is ready to go, click "Refresh" to continue, or "Cancel" for main menu.

The Refreshing process has now begun, no turning back now, be warned this process takes sometime and does not require you input until the end.


Eventually the process nears an end


 Windows 8 Requirements

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 Recovery Environment?

Click here
 Windows 8 Guides

Click here

Your system will now reboot..


Ignore this...

Windows will ready devices...


It will now "Get Ready"


Then reboot again


Ignore this again


Windows will start loading...


Windows will "Prepare" itself


Windows will "Ready" devices

Windows will "Get Ready"

Windows will "Welcome" you

Windows will tell you some information while it does other things....

Install more stuff


 and finally back to the start menu



The End

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