If you can start WindowsThese tools and methods can help you roll back your system to an earlier state, and help ensure your computer has the latest updates installed.
If you can't start Windows at all
- If you use a Tablet PC or other computer with a touchscreen, you might need to connect a keyboard and mouse in order to use Startup Repair and the other tools in the System Recovery Options menu. For more information, see What are the system recovery options in Windows 7?
- If Windows 7 came preinstalled on your computer, your computer manufacturer might have included other recovery options. For more information, refer to the documentation that came with your computer, or go to the manufacturer's website.
Article ID: 17074 - Last Review: 31 Aug 2016 - Revision: 56