How to refresh, reset, or restore your PC
Resolving Blue Screen errors in Windows
Create a USB recovery drive
Set up a drive for File History
Restore files or folders using File History
What if something goes wrong in File History?
Windows Startup Settings (including safe mode)
How to make a new PC like an old one
Using System Configuration (msconfig)
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What are the system recovery options in Windows 7?
Start your computer in safe mode
Recover lost or deleted files
Create a system repair disc
Back up your programs, system settings, and files
Back up and restore: frequently asked questions
Restore files from a backup
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Turn back time on your PC: Undo system changes with System Restore
Startup Repair: frequently asked questions
Demo: Restore an old version of a file
Recover files from the Recycle Bin
What to do if Windows won't start correctly
Picking up the pieces after a computer crash
Corrupted files: frequently asked questions
Check your hard disk for errors
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As of April 8, 2014, support and updates for Windows XP are no longer available. Find out how to stay protected.
How to fix a computer that won't start
Maintenance tasks that improve performance
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