ASUS ROG G501JW - Recovering your system

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Recovering your system

Using recovery options on your Notebook PC allows you to restore the

system to its original state or simply refresh its settings to help improve



Back up all your data files before doing any recovery option on your

Notebook PC.

Note down important customized settings such as network settings,

user names, and passwords to avoid data loss.

Ensure that your Notebook PC is plugged in to a power source before

resetting your system.

Windows® 8.1 allows you to do any of the following recovery options:

Refresh your PC without affecting your files - This option allows

you refresh your Notebook PC without affecting personal files

(photos, music, videos, documents) and apps from the Windows®


Using this option, you can restore your Notebook PC to its default

settings and delete other installed apps.

Remove everything and reinstall Windows - This option resets

your Notebook PC to its factory settings. You must back up your

data before doing this option.

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Advanced startup - Using this option allows you to perform

other advanced recovery options on your Notebook PC such as:


Using a USB drive, network connection or Windows recovery

DVD to startup your Notebook PC.

- Using

Troubleshoot to enable any of these advanced

recovery options: System Restore, System Image Recovery,

Startup Repair, Command Prompt, UEFI Firmware Settings,

Startup Settings.

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Notebook PC E-Manual