System Recovery options in Windows 8.1 have changed compared to previous versions of Windows.
There are a number of tools including Refresh your PC, Reset your PC, System Restore, System Image Recovery, Automatic Repair, Command Prompt and others. On UEFI devices, there are some additional UEFI-related options.
It is very useful to have access to these tools when your Windows 8 installation does not start up properly and you have to troubleshoot and fix it.
Unfortunately, the F8 key to access recovery options no longer works in Windows 8.1
Let’s see the various ways to access System Recovery options in Windows 8.1.