How to get to the menu «Additional settings» in Windows 8/8.1
C release of the Windows 8 operating system from Microsoft has got a new menu «more options» that allows you to access multiple tools to troubleshoot your system. The menu includes options for system restore using a restore point or system image, as well as a range of other features that somehow allow you to return PC to original or working condition.
In addition to above mentioned capabilities, menu, advanced settings also allows you to boot the system in safe mode, and open it in several ways.
Using Shift + Restart
In the case of the first method, simply click on the «Reset» button after pressing and holding the Shift key.
Using the command line
Yes, to get to the «advanced settings», you can use the command line. It’s easier than you think. On the keyboard press the Windows logo key + X. select Command prompt.
Then type the command shutdown.exe /r /o /f /t 00 and press Enter. As a result, your system will reboot, and after you will be taken directly to the screen «advanced settings» (Advanced Startup).
Using the shortcut
If you access this screen you need quite often, especially for him you can create a shortcut. Right-click the mouse on the desktop and select «New > Shortcut».
As the location of the object indicate shutdown.exe /r /o /f /t 00 and click Next.
Then set this label any name and click finish.
If you want, you can change the shortcut icon to something more attractive. To do this, click the right mouse button and select «Properties > Change icon». Then select any icon from among those that come as part of Windows. And if you have a different set of icons and want to choose one of them, then click «Browse», navigate to the directory with the icons and select the desired.
Of course, the new shortcut can be pinned to the start screen or the taskbar.