How To Perform Factory Reset on Window 10?

Sometimes, the issues occur with the user’s OS but you can easily deal with it by performing a factory reset on Window 10. In this blog, you will read the method to perform the factory reset on Window 10. For more detailed information, navigate to office.com/myaccount.  

Method To Perform Factory Reset on Window 10:

1. Use Settings App:

First of all, you should open the Settings app just by tapping on Windows Key + I key altogether. After this, you should go to Update & security section. Now, you should visit to Recovery tab and then in Reset this PC section you have to tap on Get started button. Here, you will view two options on the screen, Keep my files and Remove everything. This will remove all your installed applications and keep your personal files. When you select Keep my files option, then follow the directions on the screen just to finish the reset procedure.

If you use Keep my files option, then it is advised you should keep the back up of your files. But if this option, does not fix the issue then you should use Remove everything option. For this, you should open the Settings app and then visit to Update & security. Now, you should hit on Recovery button and then tap on the Get started button in Reset this PC section. After this, from the list of options you need to select Remove everything. Here, you should select between two options, Just remove my files and Remove files and clean the drive. This option will remove all your files from the installation drive, but your files will not get removed permanently and you can recover these files with special software. The user must back up their important files in the external storage device.

2. Use Advanced Startup Options:

The customer should open the Start Menu and then hit on Power button. After this, you need to press the Shift key and then tap on Restart option. Here, you can start Advanced Startup just by pressing the Shift key and then select Restart option from the login screen. Now, you will see other options and then select Troubleshoot option. Then, you should select Reset this PC option. At this point, you should select Keep my files if in case, you do not wish to remove all files from your computer or you can select Remove everything in order to perform a complete reset.

3. Use Recovery Drive:

To create a Recovery Drive, you should press Windows Key + S simultaneously and then input recovery drive. Then from the list of option, you should choose Create a recovery drive. If Recovery Drive window opens up on your screen, then just check Back up system files to the recovery drive and then hit on Next option. Here, the user should ensure USB flash drive is connected to the computer. Now, you should choose it from the list and then tap on Next option. For this, you require a USB flash drive which is 8GB or larger just to create a Recovery Drive. At last, you need to follow the on screen directions to finish the Recovery Drive creation process. Keep in mind, all your files from USB flash drive will be removed if you create Recovery Drive.

4. Use System Image:

You need to tap on Win Key + S at the same time and then input backup. After this, you should choose Backup and Restore option. If Backup and Restore window opens up on your screen, then choose Create a system image option from the menu which is on the left side. Here, you should choose where you wish to store the system image and then tap on Next option. At last, you need to follow the instructions to finish the procedure.

It is advised you should store the system image on a USB flash drive or a portable hard drive as it is quite large. When you create a system image, then you should reset your PC. For this, you should first start Advanced Startup. Now, you need to choose Troubleshoot and then tap on Advanced options. After this, you should hit on System Image Recovery. At last, you should choose your system image and then follow the directions which are on your screen.

With this method, you can easily perform factory reset on Window 10. For more help, go to MS Office official site via www.office.com/myaccount.