Windows 10: Factory Reset and Files

Discus and support Factory Reset and Files in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Quick summary: When factory resetting with the "Keep My Files" setting on, will it delete files outside of the Personal Folders even when they are... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by [Flames], Jun 10, 2021.

  1. [Flames] Win User

    Factory Reset and Files


    Quick summary: When factory resetting with the "Keep My Files" setting on, will it delete files outside of the Personal Folders even when they are associated with apps or folders in the Personal Folder?I have reason to believe that something is gumming up how my computer operates and I want to factory reset it so I can start anew and ensure that everything runs how I want it to. However, I have files I want to save A majority of them being gaming related, of course. I understand that IF I put something into my personal files and IF I then select the "Keep My Files" option while factory res

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    [Flames], Jun 10, 2021
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  2. Save files before resetting to factory settings

    Hi Camille, my name is Max and I'm an independent advisor.

    I suggest you follow the steps:

    Advanced Options - Automatic Repair screen - Command Prompt. Type there ‘notepad.exe’.

    Notepad window –click on File. Open to locate the files that you’d like to copy to the USB.

    Plug in the USB device to the USB port. Copy the files and folders that you want to save. Paste them in a new folder on the USB drive. Safe you the files you need repeating the above steps.

    Once done, proceed with resetting your PC to factory settings.
     
    NighthawkX, Jun 10, 2021
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  3. swat354 Win User
    Windows 10 infinite restart black screen


    Thank you john for all of your help i decided to get the usb my computer came with and factory reset it i didnt have anything that personal or valueable so its ok thanks for the help though i appreciate it
     
    swat354, Jun 10, 2021
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  4. AndreePin Win User

    Factory Reset and Files

    Windows 10 factory reset

    Hi Charlie,

    We can see here that you are having issues with doing a factory reset on your Windows 10. There are several factors
    why you get the said error and that's what we are going to figure out. To isolate this concern, may we know the following:

    • Any changes made on the computer prior to this concern?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried so far?
    • May we know the reason why you want to perform a factory reset?
    • Did you experience any issues on the computer before you tried performing a factory reset?
     
    AndreePin, Jun 10, 2021
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