The brain freeze is sometimes painful

Performance-based question: Which command would you use at the Windows 7 System Recovery Options Command Prompt to repair a volume boot record?

The answer: BOOTREC /fixboot

The A+ certification exam may require you to operate at the command line, and you could be asked to complete any troubleshooting scenario. The BOOTREC command is used in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8/8.1 to troubleshoot and repair a number of issues with boot records.

Want to know more? Watch “Using the Windows Recovery Console and Command Prompt.”

If you have a Windows computer that won’t boot, you may still be able to manage the OS through the Windows Recovery Console or the Windows Command Prompt. In this video, you’ll learn about these recovery tools and some commands that can help get your system running when all else fails.