Questions tagged [reset]

Use for questions about returning settings to their default or original values. Other tags are more appropriate for changes on a larger scale, such as [reinstall], [restore], [system-restore], or [system-recovery], unless that's the mechanism required to restore settings.

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Remove Enterprise Enrollment from Chrome OS when Auto-Enrollment is On [duplicate]

I recently came into possession of a Chromebook (yes I own it, got it off of FB Marketplace) that is Enterprise Enrolled, with Auto-Enrollment turned on, so simply turning developer mode on does not ...
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Are the Windows factory reset files stored on the ROM of laptops shipped with Windows?

Was just wondering since I have a Dell laptop which came shipped with windows, I've installed several version of Linux on it and have always had the option to factory reset it to Windows through the ...
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Shut down a Buffalo NAS while formatting?

I’m formatting a Buffalo NAS but i need to move it today but it’s still at 2/4 stage with 3 hours left (just for the second phase…). Is it ok if i shut down it, move it and start the formatting again ...
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How to allow a new owner to reset a used Mac I sold to them? Or can I reset it remotely?

I was stupid. I bought a new Mac, the old one was sitting on a shelf, and I had a false memory that I reset it to be sold. Then it sold, and I rushed to send it to the buyer (turned out – in a ...
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Lacie Internet Space NAS factory reset?

I'm refurbishing a Lacie Internet Space NAS 1TB White. It only have one button at the back and a blue light in front. I'm searching everywhere to find the factory reset instruction for this specific ...
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remove MBR of corrupted disk with 0 bytes

My Problem is that I have a external SSD drive which got corrupted and shows: Disk /dev/sdc: 0 sectors, 0 bytes And Problem reading disk in BasicMBRData::ReadMBRData()! Warning! Read error 22; ...
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I have a Canon MF741Cdw Color Imageclass. I had it running remotely at my last address. Now I think I need a reset. How do I accomplish that?

I have Windows 10. This all ran remotely at my last address. But now that I have moved to another state, I cannot figure out how to get it to communicate with my computer via wifi. When I work through ...
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Forgotten Password Wizard stupidly hides itself repeatedly even when tried to bring it to focus with Alt+Tab keys

As I mentioned in the Question title, I am trying to create a Windows Password Reset Disk(Logged in as Local Admin account as only one User account is there). For the same, I am doing the first step i....
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Floureon HD IPC Password Reset

My Cameras Just did reset themselves I guess coz I didnt I cant seem to recall the Username/Password Combo. admin|admin doesnt work I have this tool, IPWizardIII_2.2.5 but I need the Code ...
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Will my Windows version and all Windows updates remain same after Windows 10 Reset

I want to reset my Dell Laptop using reset this PC and remove everything(all files and personal data removed). Why I am doing so? It's because I have a problem with visual studio installer that is ...
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Could attempting to reset my BIOS partially fail and brick my laptop?

I'm looking of a method to reset or bypass the UEFI/BIOS admin password on my laptop, but I'm concerned I might brick my device. Does anyone have any knowledge about this? Device: Model Name: ASUS ...
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How to reset grub customizer on ubuntu?

I would like to reset/uninstall grub customizer from my device. How can I do it without causing any errors and make it like it was before?
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If I've found a potential threat on my computer, is it advisable to wipe other laptops on that network?

A while back, µTorrent was flagged by Windows Defender as a low priority program with "potentially unwanted behavior" on my home desktop computer. I've since removed those files. (https://...
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How to reset BIOS without using the usinng the BIOS on a LG GRAM computer?

I messed up my BIOS config for my LG GRAM laptop. When I turn it on it just turns off after a few seconds, without even showing anything on the screen. So I said "No problem, I will remove the ...
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I want to reset my windows. What would be my best option?

My Windows is installed by a friend. I am afraid that he may put keylogger there. Very small chance. There are 2 options. Delete all files or keep all files. Well, all files on the system drive is ...
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Did not logout of chrome before resetting windows 10

So I reset my windows 10 laptop but forgot to logout of chrome Already changed my account password Should I be worried about anything? This is what Google says on my security page:
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Run Application after Windows Reset/Fresh Start

Windows Reset feature is great for getting systems back to a clean state. However is there a way to have windows run a program after the reset is completed automatically? This would be useful when ...
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Cannot "Reset this PC"

I've recently disabled a whole bunch of services, some of which seem to have been important as I can't even launch taskmgr.exe or anything. I went into settings to reset my PC, but I cannot click the ...
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MacOS Big Sur none of the start up keys are working

We are working on a Mac Mini running Big Sur and the customer got locked out and does not know the password. Normally I would boot with CMD R and run resetpassword, but when you power it on, it ...
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Reset BIOS Password in a Toshiba Satellite C50D-A-10K

I've been looking for days to reset the BIOS password on a Toshiba C50D-A laptop. I have found information on the C50D-B but not the A model. The board model is PT10ABX. Thanks a lot
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Asus Laptop -- can't reformat

Last week I bought an Asus Laptop (Asus TUF F15: https://www.newegg.com/p/2WC-000N-03YF4?Item=9SIA7ABEDH5283). Long story short, it's defective and I need to return. Before returning it, obviously, I ...
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command line not being redrawn correctly in powershell

This morning when I started typing in a powershell window that I left open overnight, the entire input is re-echoed onto the line for each character typed, so for example when I type Get-History I see ...
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Remove BIOS password for HP ProBook 645 G2 [duplicate]

Hey everyone I bought a this computer online long time ago and I just realized that a password in the bios I called HP and they said I have to replace the motherboard is there anyway I can reset it
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Will resetting PC with 'Remove Everything' affect non-OS Partition?

I have a single SSD with 2 Partitions on my Windows 10 PC. I want to reset my OS Partition including the programs and other data. But I have data stored in the other partition which I want to keep. So ...
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How to remove Toshiba C855d bios?

I tried esc, f2, del, all other ways I searched in google. I tried removing cmos, removing battery after some time 30 min., 1hr, 1 day. I tried supervisor password "Toshiba". I tried ...
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Is it possible to reset the contents of my OneDrive cloud storage to default?

I'm planning on upgrading to a new computer either this year or next year, market permitting. I currently use a Microsoft account to log into my Windows machine, as well as the OneDrive integration to ...
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Reset Smart values to factory defaults for a Samsung NVMe SSD?

Here https://askubuntu.com/a/687455/974560 is a quesion regarding resetting smart values to factory defaults on old spinning S-ATA disks. In the comments is a link to a youtube video which is not ...
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How to move EVERYTHING to external drive

I plan to format my laptop although I've files on there that I don't want to lose. My question: How can I move / copy ALL files from my laptop to an external drive? The OS is Windows 10.
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Windows 10 screenshot not working

I recently reset my pc cuz of some problems. Screenshot worked fine then though, but now dosen't work. I tried: PrintScreen Win + PrintScreen Ctrl + PrintScreen Alt + PrintScreen Fn + PrintScreen Fn +...
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How to totally reset a pc with multiple partitions?

I would like to reset all my PC, including grub, windows boot manager, etc... (grub had caused a problem on my pc) Information: I have 2 partitions which started in dual boot with Windows 8.1 and ...
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Windows Reset my PC gives error

I'm trying to reset my pc with the Windows 10 Reset my PC feature. Each time I try to do it, it gives me the following error: I have tried: Restoring my PC to the lastest backup taken by System ...
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Reinstalling Windows 10 but keep steam games and files on F drive

I originally had a dell laptop with an SSD running windows 10 pro. I build a desktop gaming computer and transferred the SSD, so I wouldn't have to deal with transferring files and everything else. It ...
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Reset Bios Admin Password on Lenovo

I have a Lenovo Legion 7 laptop and I recently forgot the Bios admin password, I only know the user one. I'm not able to change the Bios settings anymore so I need help to reset this password or the ...
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Resetting Secure Boot Keys

What will happen if I choose the "Reset To Setup Mode" option in the AMI Aptio Setup? Will I irrevocably lose all the keys there are including the factory ones? Or the factory keys cannot be ...
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Serial Port Issue

I am a new linux user, I have a workstation connected to a testing device through serial port (ttyS0) then suddenly it stopped working. I connected USB-Serial adapter to check the software also was ...
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Desktop PC BIOS: Need to Reset everytime to boot

Having issues booting my Desktop PC (Gigabyte motherboard, i5). Everytime I try to boot, it gets stuck at the motherboard logo screen and nothing happens next. But, if I remove the CMOS battery and ...
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Reset without a reset button

My Dad just crashed out of a Zoom call. He messaged me: "Windows crashed... This machine has no external reset button, nor removable battery. Keyboard & mouse seem dead... Looks like Windows ...
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Reseting Shared GPU memory

I have been using my pc without problems for months. After installing Cyberpunk2077 running at low fps i modded one game file, that should improve fps. The value I changed is GPU RAM amount and system ...
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Can malware survive a reset? [duplicate]

In windows 10 settings, there's an option under Recovery for "Reset this PC". It allows you to choose whether to keep or remove personal files, and resets the computer. Using this option, if ...
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How to reset windows 10? When drive is corrupted

How to reset my acer predator laptop? My C drive is corrupted as my laptop force shut down during an update. It's stuck in boot and won't go past troubleshooting screen. Tried: Alt+f10 to reset, no ...
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Forgot my Laptop BIOS Password

I forgot my old laptop BiOS Password, i am trying to reset it. I have already removed the hard disk and attached it with the other laptop, so its not about the data, I have already extracted all my ...
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Does a factory reset cause any lasting damage to a Windows PC?

Just interested, does a factory reset cause any sort of lasting damage to a PC? Does it use up a lot of an SSD's finite write cycles? What computer component does a factory reset affect specifically? ...
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Windows 10 - factory reset without winre.wim or installation disc

I'm trying to factory reset my PC after a prolonged period not using it. When I try to execute the reset, the system tells me the recovery environment is not found. In all the troubleshoots articles I ...
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Boot order gets reset after every restart

Hi I am having this issue after a bios update. I have a ssd and a hdd both containing windows( I imaged from hdd to sdd after buying the laptop). Before the update, the machine used to boot from ssd. ...
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Windows 10 login after reset

I have recently reset my windows 10 using the reset option in the settings app, and when it restarted, it took me to the normal login screen instead of the setup area, and wont let me log in with my ...
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How to fix MacBook Air tried almost everything to reinstall Mac OS X

On start up I get the flashing grey file with question mark sign. I’ve tried pretty much everything I e seen while researching answers to my problem. And always end up at the same place, staring at “...
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Can I reinstall Windows 10 if my disk space isn't clear?

So I wanted to fully reset my pc, but it's stuck at 1%. A problem a lot of people have. And I'm wondering, if I can reinstall windows 10 withouth resetting my pc.
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Does resetting CMOS via rear IO do the same thing as shorting the clear CMOS pins?

Some mainboards like the MSI MEG X570 UNIFY have a clear CMOS button on the rear IO. However, when it comes to resetting the CMOS, support or "veteran" forum members always recommend ...
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How to remove the only user from windows 10

I tested a laptop, and giving it back now, but I wanted to remove my used before doing that. However, since it is the only user on this laptop, I do not get any buttons like "remove this user&...
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Reset windows 10

Currently, I have have windows 10 2004 version. When I bought the laptop,It had 1803 version. If I factory reset the laptop, Will it turn back to 1803 version ? What to do to stay with 2004 version. (...
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