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    Default Windows 8 to have restore to factory setting

    Chinese site Win7China had an exclusive talk with their tipster in Microsoft and according to them Windows 8 would have restore to Factory settings option which would allow users to fully restore your windows to ‘factory’ state within 2 minutes and also it wouldn’t utilize much of the disk space.

    Windows 8 Milestone 3 took 8 minutes compared to the 23-25 minutes taken by Windows 7 on same configuration.





    http://windows8beta.com/2011/03/wind...other-features

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    I can do that with Acronis. But not in 2 minutes but who know what chips they will have by then, maybe they will run at 6.0GHz without an OC.

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    It's about time they added that feature almost makes it worth while to upgrade on that point alone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    It's about time they added that feature almost makes it worth while to upgrade on that point alone.
    When you first install your OS, or do a reformat, just make a system backup with Acronis and put it on a Flash Drive, they are very reasonable these days, then you can always go back to factory settings.

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    I do LOL, but it still makes it worth while never know if your flash drive may get corrupted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    I do LOL, but it still makes it worth while never know if your flash drive may get corrupted.

    Files can get corrupted on Hard drives also. That doesn't make sense.

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    Thats why the feature is worth the upgrade LMFAO

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    Thats why the feature is worth the upgrade LMFAO

    Its probably a small partition on the Hard drive, they have been around for years, this is nothing new.

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    The virus makers will probably find a way to infect the image so that your factory image will come with a virus. Still, it's a great idea to have it be a part of the OS.

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