Tuesday, June 6, 2017

How To Reset Windows 10 Step By Step Guide

This is a  step by step guide that helps you learn how to reset Windows 10 computer without losing your personal files and settings, or clean your Windows 10 computer as a new computer (fresh installed) without any apps, personal files and settings. A step by step tutorial to reset Windows 10 PC using Reset this PC in Windows 10.

Reset this PC feature is a useful feature to help you and all other Windows 10 users to reset their computer / wipe the computer, in case it got unknown errors & issues that you cant fix. There are two options you can select: keep your personal files or removes everything.

How To Reset Windows 10 Computer

Before you resetting your Windows 10 computer, make sure you have backup important files and documents. Then, take a look at this step by step instructions to reset Windows 10 computer, and do follow the instruction.

1. Go to Start > Settings and select Updates & security.

2. Select the Recovery tab and then click on Get started button of the Reset this PC section.
3. You will have two options to select :
 A. Keep my files: This option will remove your apps and settings, but keep your personal files.

B. Remove everything: this option will remove everything on your computer, make your computer to be a fresh installed Windows 10 without any personal files as well as settings.

4. If you have selected the option A, it will redirect you to the step #6, below.

If you select the option B, it will ask you Do you want to clean the drives, too?. In this case, you can select Just remove my files or Remove files and clean the drive.
5. A warning message would be displayed on your screen: This PC was recently upgraded to Windows 10. If you Reset this PC, you wont be able to undo the upgrade and go back to the previous version of Windows. Whats it?

Its mean if you have just upgraded your current Windows (Windows 7 or Windows 8) to Windows 10 in less than 30 days, then the previous Windows is stored as a Windows.old folder in your primary storage. If you wipe your computer and remove all files, you will not able to undo the upgrade or go back to the previous version of Windows.

If its not a problem, then just click on the Next button.

6. Simply click on the Reset button to reset your Windows 10 computer. The Windows will restart and the process will be started. It will take a few minutes to reset your computer.

When the reset process is completed, you will able to use your Windows 10 computer again. Take your time to check if the error is still there or gone.

I hope this article can help you learn how to reset Windows 10 computer. If you found this is a useful article, then share it to your friends and other Windows 10 users. If you have any question, feel free to ask and I will respond to your message as soon as I can.

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