How to Reset Windows 10 to Factory Settings

If you are frequently encountering issues and crashes while using your Windows 10 computer then the only solution is left resetting the Windows 10 to factory setting.

The factory reset option in your computer basically erasing all of the information stored on the device in an attempt to restore the device’s software to its original manufacturer settings. So before you use this option I recommend you to backup all personal data such as documents, pictures, and other important files.

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In this article, I will explore you through step by step process on how to reset the Windows 10 to the factory setting. There is more than one way out there to reset your Windows 10 to factory setting. Basically, you can either reset Windows 10 to factory setting using the Setting application or you can use Recovery Media option.

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Reset Windows 10 Factory setting using Setting Application

Before you start the process of resetting to factory setting you need to backup all personal data such as documents, pictures, and other important files. Now, Let’s have a look at the process step by step.

Step-1: First click on the Start menu and here click on the Setting button.

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Step-2: Now in the setting window click on the Update & Security option.

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Step-3: Once you click on the system option now you have to select the Recovery option which is available on the left pane of the screen.

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Step-4: Now on the right side of the window under the Reset this PC section you have to click on the Get Started button.

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Step-5: Once you click on the get started button now in few second you will see Choose an option screen with three options

  • Keep my files
  • Remove everything
  • Restore factory settings

Step-6: Now from the above three option you have to Click on Restore factory settings option to reset Windows 10 to factory settings. Once you click on this option resetting Windows 10 to factory settings will delete all personal files, apps, classic programs, and Windows settings.

Step-7: After that, you need to follow the on-screen direction given by the Windows 10.

Reset Windows 10 Factory setting using Recovery Media

If your Windows 10 PC is not booting at all, you can still reset Windows 10 to factory settings by using recovery media. To use the recovery media you have to open the advanced startup option for this you have to follow the steps given below.

Step-1: Open the Start menu and then click on Settings button.

Step-2: Under setting, menu clicks on Update & Security option.

Step-3: Now On the left pane of the screen click on the option Recovery.

Step-4: Now on the right side click on the Restart now button which is under the Advanced Startup option.

Step-5: Once you click on the restart button now you have to click on Troubleshoot option and after that, you can see the Troubleshoot screen.

Step-6: When you are at the Troubleshoot screen, click Reset this PC title.

Step-7: Now finally click on the Restore factory settings option and then you need to follow the easy on-screen directions to reset your Windows 10 to factory settings.

This is all for this article I hope these steps help you a lot to reset Windows 10 to factory Settings without any difficulty. If you liked the article then please share it on social media and with your friends. And if you want to ask any question or you want to suggest any update regarding this article then you are welcome to comment below in the comment section. Your comments and feedback are always valuable for us.

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