How to Restore Windows 10 from a Bootable CD/Pre-OS or Under Windows

Windows 10 is prone to numerous issues, from vanishing files to problems installing updates or problems after installing updates. When your Windows 10 computer is behaving badly, slow loading times, random error messages and whatever else it throws at you, it's probably a good time for a restore!

In this aricle I'll show you how to restore your system from a bootable CD/USB, Pre-OS, or under Windows.

If you have not read the article on how to create a bootable media, please click here as I am assuming you will already have the bootable media for this tutorial.

First thing you'll need to do is install EaseUS Todo Backup Home, there is a free trial version which requires no signups or credit card info. Download it here

Restore system from a bootable CD/DVD

There are times when a simple system restore just won't work, windows could be corrupt, a system failure can prevent the system restore from starting or finishing and in this event we'll need to use a bootable CD/DVD or USB, this isn't something Windows offers as part of their OS, which is why you'll need this software.

Step 1. Put the bootable CD/USB into the CD-ROM drive or USB port and change your BIOS settings: set CD-ROM/USB as the first boot device. Press "Del" when you are restarting the computer to enter bios settings.

Step 2. Boot from WinPE based bootable CD/DVD/USB.

Step 3. Select the image file you want to recover and then select the source you want to restore.

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Step 4. Select the destination location which you will recover to. And confirm the recovery information, then click "Proceed" to restore.

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Restore system from Pre-OS

Pre-OS can be considered as a simple OS environment, under which you can use our product without system login or a ready bootable disk created. It is especially useful when the operating system fails to boot. There are two kinds of Pre-OS environment: Linux Pre-OS for Free and all Trial editions and Windows Pre-OS (which is also known as WinPE) for all paid editions. Linux Pre-OS is the limitation version of Windows Pre-OS.

Step 1. Enable Pre-OS. If Pre-OS is currently disabled, click the button to enable Pre-OS.

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Step 2. Restart the computer and we will get a Windows boot menu. Select EaseUS Todo Backup and, we will get into EaseUS Todo Backup.

Step 3. Click "Browse to Recover". Select the image file you want to recover and then select the source you want to restore.

Step 4. Select the destination location which you will recover to. And confirm the recovery information, then click "Proceed" to restore

Restore system in Windows

Your operating system isn't corrupted, but you want to restore the computer system to an earlier date when everything worked correctly. EaseUS Todo Backup could help to recover the system to the previous state, as long as you back up first.

Step 1. Run the EaseUS Todo Backup, and find out the system backup history in manage window, click "Recover". Select a restore point according to its created time and source.

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Step 2. Customize the destination location and confirm the recovery information, then click "Proceed" to recover.

And that concludes how to restore Windows, I hope you found this article helpful :)