Starting and quitting Recovery Console

The Recovery Console starts automatically after you complete the installation (unless you uncheck the Run Recovery Console option at the final step of the installation wizard). You can start it manually at any time using the Windows Start menu.

When you click the Close icon it the upper-right corner, the application gets minimized to the notification area, but active recovery sessions will still be processed.

How to Quit

This will stop all active recovery sessions

  1. In the notification area, open the taskbar. Right-click on the Recovery Console icon
  2. Choose Quit from the menu that opens
  3. Confirm your intention to quit the app

Please note, the windows account must be a computer admin to open Recovery Console

Stop Recovery Console Opening Automatically

If you want to stop the Recovery Console from opening automatically at startup of the device:

  1. Open the Task Manager on the device
  2. Switch to the Startup tab
  3. Disable Recovery Console's ability to show on Startup
  4. Now open Services on the device my typing services.msc into the start bar
  5. Search for the Recovery Console Service
  6. Right click and select Properties
  7. Change the Startup type to Manual, or Disabled
  8. Click Apply and OK to save the changes and close out of the service properties