How to Easily Reset Windows 8 and Windows 10?

If you are having any problem in the system, then you have different ways to fix that problem such as refresh, reset and restore. Resetting is a process to remove everything such as apps, personal data, etc. and reinstall Windows. Windows is an operating system and till now, it has a number of different versions such as Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.

In this blog, you will see the easy step by step procedure to reset the Windows 8 and Windows 10. Resting system is an important process, it deletes everything, but, helps you to repair and clean your system. In place of reset, you can also use the refresh or restore feature in Windows.

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Note: Always take a backup copy of important data before making any change in the computer system.

Also, learn how to remove shortcut virus from computer system. 

How to reset Windows 10?

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In Windows 10, there is a feature called “Reset this PC”, which help to reset the computer and fix any error or issue in the system. To reset the system you can use any of the options, i.e. either to use keep your personal files or removes everything.

Step 1: First, go to Start -> Settings and then, select Updates & Security.

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Step 2: In Update & security, choose the Recovery tab and there, under Reset this PC section, click on Get started button.

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Step 3: Now, you will see two options i.e Keep my files and Remove everything. Select any one from these:

  1. Keep my files option will remove your apps and settings, but keep your personal files saves.
  2. Remove everything option will remove everything on your system and make your system fresh.

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Step 4: Here, two case exist i.e

Case 1: If you select the option A, then you see the below page. Here, click on Reset button to reset your Windows 10.

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Case 2: If you select the option B, then you will see a message “Do you want to clean the drives, too?” Here, you need to select the “Just remove my files” or “Remove files and clean drive”.

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Then, a warning message display “This PC was recently upgraded to Windows 10. If you Reset this PC, you won’t be able to undo the upgrade and go back to the previous version of Windows.”

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Note: This message displays, if you’ve recently upgraded your Windows (less than 30 days).

If you want to move further the click on Next and then Reset.

Step 5: Now, the system restart automatically and reset.


How to reset Windows 8?

how to reset windows 8

Step 1: First, open the Settings tab from the right sidebar of the screen and then click on Change PC Settings.

Step 2: Now, select the General and then Get Started according to your preferences.

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Note:  You can even access these options in case your computer fails to boot Windows properly.

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If you are facing problem while resetting the Windows, then ping me here on the comment box.


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