Windows 10: Resetting Windows with multiple hard drives.

Discus and support Resetting Windows with multiple hard drives. in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Hello there. I recently built myself my new gaming PC and have been enjoying it. I went with mostly MSI parts to sync the RGB lighting. While messing... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by SuicidalAussie, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Resetting Windows with multiple hard drives.


    Hello there. I recently built myself my new gaming PC and have been enjoying it. I went with mostly MSI parts to sync the RGB lighting. While messing around with the program for it, (Dragon Center) i uninstalled it incorrectly by deleting the files for it instead of using the uninstall feature. This caused the lighting to freeze and stop working. Re installing the program does not work correctly and the program refuses to work. So my final option to fix this was to reset windows. Now I have two burning questions about this, one, can I unplug my E drive to save me redownloading my games afterwards? And two, will this automatically update my windows build? I am currently using 1809, and do not want to upgrade to 1903 because it made some changes i did not like. Any help is appreciated.

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    SuicidalAussie, Aug 11, 2019
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  2. Resetting Computer with Multiple Hard Drives?

    Hey all,

    Just a quick question. My computer has three hard drives:

    • An 128GB SSD as C:\ for Windows 10 and essential applications (Visual Studio, Office, etc)
    • An 700GB SSD as D:\ for nonessential applications and games
    • A 2TB platter HDD as E:\ for general file storage.
    My computer has been running a bit weird lately (especially since I had a RAM stick go bad about a month ago) and so I just want to reset the C drive. My intention is to use the following steps:

    • Settings > Update & Security > Recovery
    • Click Get Started under Reset this PC
    • Click Remove Everything
    • Erase quicky (since I'm not trading this PC in)
    So, my question is, if I do this will it format all three drives or will it only affect my C drive? I just want to know if I should disconnect my E drive before restoring my PC.

    Thanks in advance!
     
    Sn1p3rM00n, Aug 11, 2019
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  3. little cat, Aug 11, 2019
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  4. Jotap54 Win User

    Resetting Windows with multiple hard drives.

    Resetting Computer with Multiple Hard Drives?

    Hello
    Sn1p3rM00n,


    When you're resetting your computer, if you choose remove everything and you have more than 1 drive, you'll be prompt if you would like to remove everything only where Windows is installed or all the drives.


    Resetting Windows with multiple hard drives. daa33d43-26b2-4853-bb8e-d4d414b3686d.png


    Something like this.

    So you can decide what to do.

    Regards,

    Jose R.
     
    Jotap54, Aug 11, 2019
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