How to refresh, reset, or restore your Windows 8 OS
After a certain point there are chances that your PC will need some maintenance. The simplest way to get your PC back to working mode is to either refresh, reset, or restore your Window 8 OS.
Refresh your PC
won’t change much when it comes your personal data and files. The settings will also remain as it is. All the applications which you installed over time will stay intact too.
Reset your PC :
It will delete all the files ,applications and data. But the one’s which came pre-installed with the PC will stay. Resetting is to make sure that your recent changes are erased which were causing trouble in your PC.
You could use windows startup settings which includes using safe mode in case you are having some trouble in booting your PC.
So, now you can use either of these options to avoid further trouble.