Recovering the Computer
Computer Recovery Function in Windows 8
If a problem occurs with your computer, the recovery program
allows you to restore your computer to the default settings.
Click the Charms menu > Settings > Change PC Settings >
Click the Start button for Refresh.... or Remove.....
If your PC does not work properly, you can
restore your PC while keeping your media
files such as your photo, video and music
files, etc. as well as your personal documents.
You can remove all items in your PC and
reinstall Windows again.
You should back up the files in the following folders
before using the PC Recovery function since these files
are not kept.
\Windows, \Program files, \Program files(x86), \ProgramData,
OEM Folder (ex) c:\samsung), \User\<user name>\AppData
Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed with the
If the recovery is complete, you can use your computer
You can restore required Samsung software programs
through All Apps
> SW Update.
Since only the minimum amount of restoration storage
has been allocated to ensure computer operations, you
have to additionally install any required applications after
performing a restoration.