Role of boot disk in Windows® 7
Discuss the role of boot disk in Windows® 7.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. This OS comes packed with many advanced features such as Windows Defender (security application), Windows Gadgets (for quick access), Windows Search, Windows Aero (part of enhanced graphical user interface), two-way firewall and so on. Windows 7 is also more stable and secure than previous Windows based operating systems. Nonetheless, there are some issues that might come up with the use of Windows 7 OS. These problems include corruption of the operating system, application freeze, system errors preventing users from making use of the OS etc. Like all computers, even your Windows 7 system has a boot source that is located within the hard disk. This boot source contains information that are essential to start up the system. All Windows 7 users are advised to create a boot disk of the OS so that even if some major issues do come up with the boot source on the hard disk, system can be still recovered and accessed. The boot disk for the Windows 7 installed in your system can be created using System and Security Option in the backup computer option of the control panel.
Following details give users more information on need and role of Windows 7 boot disk:
- Data recovery
- Eliminates need for OS reinstall
- Fast system recovery
Problems with the functioning of the operating system would make all the data in the hard disk of the system inaccessible. The Windows 7 boot disk would come in very handy if the users cannot start up the system to access some critical information on the system. As the system can be booted up using the disk, users would be able to gain access to the system and copy required data onto another medium.
Eliminates need for OS reinstall
The Windows 7 boot disk for your system would help make the system accessible in order to restore the system or remove some issues with the OS. If there are complicated issues with the Windows 7 installed on your system, then users would have to reinstall the operating system after inserting the installation disc of the OS. With boot disk, users would be able to totally eliminate the need for OS reinstallation.
The Windows 7 boot disk would help users recover the system in a very fast and efficient manner. With the boot disk, users themselves would be able to get the system working without having to take the system or the hard disk to a computer repair store and the boot disk can be used even if users are not in a place to access a genuine service center.