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Refresh vs Reset Your PC


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Refresh vs Reset Your PC - What is the difference

Windows 8 brings two new (kind of) functions: Reset and Refresh Your PC

There are two key differences between these settings. Refresh your PC is like a Repair Install. Reset your PC is like reformatting your drive and reinstalling the Operating System.

When refreshing a PC in Windows 8, Windows will preserve the following data and preferences:

  • Your personalizations such as backgrounds, wallpapers, etc.
  • Your downloads, documents, data, music, pictures, videos, etc. Basically...
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