17th October 2019

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How do I restore my computer to factory settings?

To reset your PC
  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings.
  2. Tap or click Update and recovery, and then tap or click Recovery.
  3. Under Remove everything and reinstall Windows, tap or click Get started.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Hereof, how can I reset my laptop back to factory settings?

Here's how to reset your PC in Windows 10.
  1. Navigate to Settings.
  2. Select "Update & security"
  3. Click Recovery in the left pane.
  4. Click Get started under Reset this PC.
  5. Click either "Keep my files" or "Remove everything," depending on whether you want to keep your data files intact.

What is meant by factory reset?

A factory reset, also known as master reset, is a software restore of an electronic device to its original system state by erasing all of the information stored on the device in an attempt to restore the device to its original manufacturer settings.

How do I do a System Restore on Windows 10?

  1. Open System Restore. Search for system restore in the Windows 10 Search box and select Create a restore point from the list of results.
  2. Enable System Restore.
  3. Restore your PC.
  4. Open Advanced start-up.
  5. Start System Restore in Safe Mode.
  6. Open Reset this PC.
  7. Reset Windows 10, but save your files.
  8. Reset this PC from Safe Mode.
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