How to reset Windows 10


Windows 10 has been on a roll, offering users unprecedented choice regarding both customization of their system and different ways to get things done — including recovery options. 

Reset is a feature offered by Windows 10. It’s a type of recovery not available in earlier versions of Windows and may be just the recovery solution you have been looking for. 

This article will detail how to reset Windows 10 — including what reset is, when you would want to use reset and the different ways of resetting Windows 10 systems. If this is your first foray into reset in Windows 10, you may just walk away a Windows 10 reset expert (at least comparatively speaking).

What is Windows 10 reset?

Reset may sound similar to other recovery options available in Windows 10, but the different recovery options are quite different. Without providing a dissertation about the different recovery options, here is what you will have to remember. 

Reset will reinstall your Windows 10 system, including the apps that came with the system. However, all your files, apps you added yourself and settings will be deleted. I suspect this handy method of returning a system to its pristine factory condition is an import from the world of mobile devices, which have offered this option since the earliest days of the technology. 

When would you want to reset?

You now know what reset does, but do you know when to use it? After all, knowing when to use a solution is half the battle. 

It may be easier to wrap your mind around this question by approaching it from the standpoint of a mobile device. When you want to return your device to factory condition for some reason, and do not care about the files on (Read more...)

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