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Windows 10: Will the reset feature save %appdata%

I want to use the "reset" function in Windows 10 (choosing to keep personal files). Which personal files will be kept? I am especially wondering if the settings of other applications (in %appdata% ...
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Canon imageCLASS: how do I perform a factory reset?

I'm having trouble with a Canon imageCLASS MF8450c printer/scanner/copier (it fails to save scans to SMB shares). I've eliminated the obvious problems, so now I am just looking to do a factory reset ...
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Resetting Windows 8 password [duplicate]

How can we remove or reset Windows passwords in Windows 8, without logging in to windows first? In Windows 7, I used Hirens but it is not working for Windows 8. I am talking about local user ...
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How to reset the screenshot counter in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, Win+PrtScr will automatically save a sequentially numbered screenshot at %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots. The file names are of the form Screenshot (<index>).png. However, even ...
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Why would my computer all of sudden reset clock, show new boot screen, and run fans loud?

I bought a new computer one year ago, it's worked fine (Windows 7). A few months ago, it started to not boot unless I removed my USB headphones connected to a USB hub, everything else worked fine. ...
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Reset BIOS on HP ProBook 4310s

I have a HP ProBook 4310s. I'm trying to reset the BIOS on it. When I took apart the laptop, I found that it doesn't have a CMOS battery to help me reset the password. Does anyone know how else I ...
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Lost Administrator Password for Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise Server

I am trying get an unused server up and running, it booted fine but i was greeted with the login window and none of the known passwords seem to work. The server I am trying to get to work is not a ...
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How to reset a Fritz!Box DSL router to factory settings?

I need to change the setting of router Fritz Box. The setting were set by another person. I can't connect to router using cable, may be standard port or address were changed. So the only option is to ...
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How do I reset the admin password of a Windows XP VM running in VMWare? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I have a Windows XP VMWare Fusion image whose admin password is not known. How can I reset or recover the password?
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Can't enter BIOS password containing “!”

Yesterday, I added a password containing a ! to my BIOS. Unfortunately, the password prompt that asks for the password when you boot doesn't let you write a ! (i.e. the little * isn't added and it ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Repeat Rate and Delay are Reset on Resume from Standby / Sleep

I always keep my keyboard repeat rate at the maximum and the delay at the minimum for optimal keyboard responsiveness. Under Windows 7 however, I have found that the rate and delay are reset to the ...
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What to do when machine fails a Prime95 stress test?

In an effort to diagnose the cause of random resets and freezes I have been running a series of stress tests on my two year old computer. Thus far the machine has passed nine hours of the Prime95 ...
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Actiontec C1000a not factory resetting

I had changed around the ip settings on my C1000a dsl modem (which I'm trying to set up as a repeater since we no longer have dsl), and the issue is that I can no longer access the gui. I've tried ...
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Does resetting windows 8 remove other partitions

My questions looks like a duplicate but i couldn't figure out from other answers what i wanted to ask. I have all my data in D and E drive and windows is installed in C drive. If I reset my Windows ...
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Reset Windows 8 (Partitions) [duplicate]

Will Windows 8.1 reset tool erase all the partitions or only the one on which windows 8.1 is located? In case if there is data on one partition and windows 8.1 is on the other partition? Thank you!
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Asus router how to disable reset button [closed]

I am trying to set parental control on an Asus router. However, my son always reset my router to change the parental setting. Is that anyway that I can disable the reset button?
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How to make password reset disk windows

I don't have floppy drive on my computer. Is there any way that i can make the password reset disk in a folders so that when i lose my passowrd then i can choose that folder to work as password reset ...
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Windows 10 Update and Reset

I received an old business desktop with Windows 7 Professional installed. I have attempted to uninstall as many unnecessary programs as I feel comfortable with, but a great deal of the 148GB hard ...
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Windows 10 revert to Win8 to reset key activation

I am currently in a computer crisis. I just updated my PC to Windows 10. The problem occurred during the activation of the Windows 10 Pro and Family key. Microsoft Support tells me what are blocked ...
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W8.1 Reset Windows on SSD, safe to remove HDD?

Introduction Hello there! I asked a question here on SuperUser a couple of hours ago. In short, my computer boots into a black screen, even in safe mode. I've come to the conclusion that it would ...
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Can I quickly override preset zooms for bookmarks in adobe pdf document?

I have a bookmarked pdf.. and all the bookmarks are set to make the zoom level 'actual size'. This is very annoying because every time I click a bookmark, I have to reset things to fit the way I like ...