How should you fix this?

One of your clients has deleted a critical system file from the Windows boot partition, and now the operating system won’t start. Which of these options provides you with the best method to replace the files?

A) Windows Recovery Console

B) Safe Mode

C) Automated System Recovery

D) Last Known Good Configuration

E) The Large Hammer

The answer: A) Windows Recovery Console

The Windows Recovery Console starts from the installation media, so you don’t have to worry about booting the system normally. After launching the console, you can copy files, change configurations, modify services, and much more.

Want to know more? Watch “Boot Options.”

Even before Windows starts, there are many options during the boot process. In this video module, you’ll learn how to configure the BIOS, use Safe Mode, and repair your computer with system recovery disks and the Windows Recovery Console.