Type the following text in Command Prompt; rstui. To download the tool, click. I used the media creation tool to make the first Windows 10 disk I tried. However none of these will come close to the very best install of all which you can do in the same amount of time following which resolves all problems in the inferior Upgrade, has been used by tens of thousands of consumers without a single problem or reported issue. Not Sure Which to Choose? Any other questions, just leave in the comment section. In this guide, we will see how you can reset your Windows 10 to factory settings with ease. When complete, Windows 10 will appear much like when you first bought your computer or installed it yourself.
Once again, remember that resetting Windows 10 to factory settings will delete all personal files, apps, classic programs, and Windows settings. From here just follow the on-screen instructions to restore Windows 10 back to how it was upon leaving the factory. You can reinstall Windows 10 at any time and it will not cost you anything! At the prompt, type or copy and paste the following command, and then hit Enter: shutdown. You may need to hit a button on your laptop to tell it to boot off of removable media. A failed Reset usually means it choked to death on a corrupted install or account which is unfortunately epidemic in Windows 10 as seen here every day.
You can use a professional to unlock computer safely and quickly. I don't quit for those who are polite and cooperative. If you're happy with that, click 'next' to proceed. Since a real Microsoft disk and the one I've created give the same result, even though they're different versions of Windows, is it a hardware issue? In case you have any questions, you can also. Select restore factory settings and on the next screen, decide whether you only want to remove files from the drive where Windows is installed or if you want to wipe all drives.
The link above gives more details about this approach. But I would try this first to see if it resolves your problems. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 5 Feb 23, 2019 2 Feb 7, 2019 3 Dec 13, 2018 2 Dec 12, 2018 1 Dec 9, 2018 2 Dec 9, 2018 1 Dec 8, 2018 3 Dec 1, 2018 7 Nov 16, 2018 2 Nov 8, 2018 3 Nov 3, 2018 5 Oct 8, 2018 1 Sep 22, 2018 6 Aug 29, 2018 2 Aug 28, 2018 2 Aug 28, 2018 1 Aug 21, 2018 1 Aug 19, 2018 1 Aug 19, 2018 1 Aug 5, 2018. Where Are All My Programs? And you should also delete the temporary local user account you created. The computer will boot to an options menu.
That may or may not result in your problem being fixed. But nothing I couldn't fix on my own or something that didn't resolve itself after updates, but this problem I can't fix. You can either use the built-in tool in Windows 10 or a recovery media to reset your Windows 10 to factory settings. After selecting an option, click next and click on recovery on the confirmation window. There is more than one way out there to reset your Windows 10 to factory settings.
Windows 10 ships with the ability to reset your entire computer back to factory settings without removing any of the essentials, vastly improving the performance of your machine and perhaps re-igniting the love you had for it when you first took it out of the box. The Choose an option screen opens. Having the option directly from the Settings app is one of the handiest features to ever grace the Windows operating system—or any operating system for that matter. When you forgot or lost Windows 10 password, or your Lenovo laptop has a worse issue like getting black screen of death, freezing on blue screen, system crashed, system repair failed, etc. This powerful tool can easily create a bootable disk to boot your problematic computer and give you an option to reinstall Windows system from scratch.
Option 3: Restore factory settings Windows 10 will erase everything on the drive and then return your computer back to the exact state it was in when you first purchased in. Option 2: Remove everything Windows 10 will erase everything on the drive its installed onto and then reinstall itself from scratch. If you did not create that, and your laptop will not perform a Windows Reset, your only option will be to clean install Windows 10, do you have a backup of your data? In the Troubleshoot menu, select advanced options and then startup settings. You can do this either on the sign in screen shown above or on the Start menu shown below. Move the device with the bootable disc to the top of the boot order 6.
There are lots of tools out there for backing up Windows 10, but one we like above all others is Macrium Reflect. Or you can click Remove everything to remove all your personal files, apps, and settings. Windows then gets things ready for your reset, depending on the options that you choose. Lastly, click on continue when prompted. When you use this function, Windows is being reset to the default state. In this new version, you get a left rail with buttons to access different settings and locations.
Even tried a third keyboard and it's the same. When complete, Windows 10 will appear much like when you first bought your computer or installed it yourself. If you want to remove all files from the computer, click All drives. You'll first see screens with headings like Getting critical updates, be asked to answer a series of questions the defaults provided are usually fine , your computer may restart, and you'll finish up with This won't take long and Taking care of a few things. In this guide, we will show you how to factory reset Windows 10 with screenshots. Fortunately, there is a workaround you can use to reset the Start menu layout on your computer.