How to Reset Windows 10 To Factory Settings

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In this article, we are going to discuss the steps that will help you to Reset Windows 10 To Factory Settings.


Windows 10 is prone to all sorts of issues, from the sudden disappearance of files to problems with installing updates. If your computer isn’t running the way it should, giving you strange errors or performing slowly, then it’s probably time for a reset Windows 10 to factory settings. You might also want to reset your Windows 10 if you’re upgrading to a new device and want to sell your old one. Of course, you don’t want to give a laptop filled with sensitive information and personal documents to a stranger. So before you exchange cash for tech, be sure to reformat your Windows 10 laptop. 

Reformatting your PC or restoring to an earlier state can clean out any pesky background programs and wipe your computer’s hard drive of any unneeded files. The operating system provides a number of options that let you reset your Windows 10 computer to an earlier state.  

Reset Windows 10 To Factory Settings

  • Open Start Menu and select the gear icon to open Settings.
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  • After opening Settings, open Update & Security to continue.
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  • Click the Recovery tab and select “Get started” under Reset this PC.
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  • Now, you have two options, Keep my files (Remove apps and settings, but keeps your personal files) and Remove Everything (Remove all your personal files, apps, and settings), choose wisely.
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  • Finally, click Reset in order to make the reset final.
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This was it, you have successfully reset Windows 10 to factory settings. If your issue isn’t solve then you might want to write your issue at Microsoft Support to file a bug.

Are you facing any problems and issues with Windows 10? Then there is nothing to worry about, we have an article dedicated to Windows 10’s issues and guides, visit Windows 10 Troubleshooting Guide. I hope you would like this content if you have some more suggestions let us know in the comment section.

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