Advertisement

Enable or Disable Windows Recovery Environment in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) in Windows 10

Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) is a set of troubleshooting tools available under advanced startup options in Windows 10. These tools are useful if you have some issue that you cannot fix in the regular Windows 10 environment, for example, you may need to overwrite or delete some in-use files. It is really a good alternative to a bootable DVD or USB stick.

Add Advanced Startup Options Context Menu in Windows 10

You can Add Advanced Startup Options Context Menu in Windows 10 to be able to quickly perform troubleshooting, recovery and boot configuration of your computer.

In Windows 10, there is a way to create a special Desktop context menu to reboot the OS quickly and launch the Advanced Startup Options (troubleshooting options). This is very useful if you have some issue that you cannot fix in the regular Windows 10 environment, for example, you may need to overwrite or delete some in-use files. It is really a good alternative to a bootable DVD or USB stick. Follow the simple instructions in this article to learn how to add this useful command to the Desktop context menu.

How to run Startup Repair manually in Windows 10

Modern Windows versions have a useful feature called Startup Repair. During its startup, Windows 10 runs automatic repair which tries to fix boot related issues if it fails to boot a certain number of times. However, if you want to run Startup Repair manually to check your PC for issues at boot, here is how it can be done.

How to see if last boot of Windows 10 was from fast startup, normal shutdown or hibernation

Ever since Windows 8, Windows is able to perform various types of shutdown operations. In addition to the classic hibernation and shutdown operations, Microsoft added a hybrid shutdown called "Fast Startup". The Fast Startup combines the hibernation of the OS kernel with logoff. So it reduces the next boot time by allowing the operating system to start significantly faster yet logs in to a fresh user session. If you are interested in knowing what your last operating system's shutdown type was (fast startup, normal shutdown or hibernation), here is how you can see that information in Windows 10.

Tip: Boot Windows 10 into Advanced Startup Options quickly

In Windows 10, there is a way to reboot the OS quickly and launch the Advanced Startup Options (troubleshooting options) directly. This is very useful if you have some issue that you cannot fix in the regular Windows 10 environment, for example, you may need to overwrite or delete some in-use files. It is really a good alternative to a bootable DVD or USB stick. Follow the simple instructions in this article to quickly access the Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10.

css.php