5.2. Using Windows RE
The Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) includes several tools that can be used to troubleshoot and recover a system. The WinRE is an extension of the Windows preinstallation environment (PE) covered in Chapter 2, "Automating the Deployment of Windows 7."
You can access the WinRE using the following methods:
Pressing F8 when booting to a Windows 7 installation
Booting with an installation DVD
Using bootable WinRE media
Once you boot into WinRE, you'll have access to the following tools:
Startup Repair Tool
System Image Recovery
Windows Memory Diagnostic
The methods to access the WinRE and the available tools are described in the following sections.
5.2.1. Accessing the WinRE
The primary method ...