Windows 10: Factory resets on windows 10

Discus and support Factory resets on windows 10 in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Hello, might be a daft question but I bought a PC a couple years ago and I am now selling it, I want to factory reset it but heard it can delete... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by RobertAstley, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. Factory resets on windows 10


    Hello,


    might be a daft question but I bought a PC a couple years ago and I am now selling it, I want to factory reset it but heard it can delete windows 10 completely?

    when I bought it I got a windows 10 disc and had to put in a key code for it but I wouldn't have thought factory resetting it would leave me with no operating system.

    It didn't already come installed with any other version of windows it asked me to sort it when powered on for the first time.

    if this doesn't make sense let me know and i'll try my best to explain as i'm not sure if I've missed anything important out.


    Thank You


    Rob A

    :)
     
    RobertAstley, Jun 29, 2020
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  2. AndreePin Win User

    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 29, 2020
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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 29, 2020
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  4. Factory resets on windows 10

    Reset to factory settings

    No I love Windows 10.....but my computer was acting strange so I thought I would do a factory reset and put Windows 10 back onto my computer.

    If I do create a bootable Windows 10 would I lose the recover drive information that comes with the computer?

    Could you give me the steps to create a bootable of Windows 10.....I asked HP if there was anyway I could get Windows 10 put on it while they had it and they said no.

    Thank you.
     
    jeanniespc, Jun 29, 2020
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