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Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies by Woody Leonhard

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Book VIII

Maintaining Windows 8

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Contents at a Glance

Chapter 1: File History, Backup, Data Restore, and Sync

What Happened to the Windows 7 Backup?

Backing Up and Restoring Files with File History

Storing To and Through the Cloud

Chapter 2: A Fresh Start: Restore and Reset

The Three R’s — and a fourth RE

Refreshing Your PC

Resetting Your PC

Restoring to an Earlier Point

Entering the Windows Recovery Environment

Chapter 3: Using and Avoiding Windows Update

Patching Woes

Choosing an Update Level

Selectively Patching: A Panacea for Those Woes

Getting What You Need from a Security Bulletin

Checking and Uninstalling Updates

Chapter 4: Monitoring Windows

Obeying the Action Cente

Entering the Action Center

Working with the Action Center

Running Your Windows Experience Index

Reviewing Your Network Status

Viewing Events

Gauging System Reliability

Chapter 5: Using System Tools

Tasking Task Manager

Installing a Second Hard Drive

Running a Virtual Machine

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