Windows 10: reset to factory settings

Discus and support reset to factory settings in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Just got computer from family member. Trying to reset to factory settings to wipe out ALL info from previous owner. Any idea how to do that? Can't find... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by PattyWood1, May 18, 2020.

  1. reset to factory settings


    Just got computer from family member. Trying to reset to factory settings to wipe out ALL info from previous owner. Any idea how to do that? Can't find option to do factory reset.

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    PattyWood1, May 18, 2020
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  2. IggSter Win User

    How to factory reset Cisco 1700 Router

    Hopefully I can help you here....its a very common thing to happen.


    First, I take it you dont know the passwords for console access or telnet/ssh?

    I will assume that these devices belong to you.

    step 1. Plug a cisco console cable into a serial port on your pc
    step 2. Plug other end into Cisco console port
    step 3. Using hyperterm or putty or similar connect to the serial port
    step 4. boot router, and make sure you clearly can see the output (this confirms you have good serial comms)
    step 5. if this fails, adjust the comm port settings (9600, 8,1,n are the default)
    step 6. now you have to do the only hard part...send the break command:

    Break command list: Break Commands

    Go down the list and match your OS and SW and try the sequence suggested.

    If this fails several times do what I do: Install putty (free) and then to send a break so you can get into rommom just hit "ctrl-a b".
     
    IggSter, May 18, 2020
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  3. stanroy Win User
    Reset Acer Travelmate to factory settings

    Hi all, I have an Acer Travelmate with Win10 (1607), I would like to save Win 10 to a stick, then reset the laptop back to factory settings and then reinstall Win10. There is no program on the laptop that requires saving. Any advice or suggestions, not to technical, would be very much appreciated, thanks Roy
     
    stanroy, May 18, 2020
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  4. reset to factory settings

    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, May 18, 2020
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