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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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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HP Laptop in strange reset loop

So I tried running an update on my HP Laptop in January of this year, It was taking a bit too long (A few hours) So I forced powered it down (I knew it was Terrible idea, But I did it anyway.) So I ...
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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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Remove BIOS Administrator password on Asus vivobook Flip 14 on TP410UR/TP410UA motherboard

please somebody help me on how to reset the bios admin password on TP410UR asus vivobook flip 14 machine with a TP410UA motherboard installed. I have done tons of research and tried so many codes and ...
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Will my app data be deleted

Will resetting my system delete my app data for things like video games if I choose keep my personal files. My computer has been crashing so I was wondering if this would help but I don’t want to lose ...
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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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Reset PC and Format External Drives Simultaneously

I've recently visited a webpage that I thought was safe but got a full screen pop-up of something that appeared to be malware. I immediately closed it and did a Windows Defender full scan. No malware ...
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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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Windows: How to reset the administrator password? [duplicate]

I Have a Windows XP VMWare Fusion image whose admin password is not known. How can I reset to recover the password?
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BitTorrent downloads have reset to zero percent, how can I recover the parts already downloaded?

using BitTorrent on phone, I moved several downloads to the SD card, using the 'move torrent' option in the app. as I have done many times before without problem. I changed the SD card for another ...
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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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Does Windows 10 Reset also reset OneDrive as default save location [duplicate]

A Microsoft Support website says that "During Windows 10 setup, you should have seen a “Back up your files with OneDrive” screen telling you about the benefits of saving your files to OneDrive. (...
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resetting an ssd (connected via USB) with kali

Ok so long story short I got a virus in my PC running win10, and ended up deciding that resetting the ssd (m. 2) would be the best option... The problem is that it won't let me do so from windows. I ...
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How to COMPLETELY reset windows vista, leaving only the os

How do I completely reset my Windows Vista computer? The only help I can find for this online is for reinstalling from a backup - I don't want to keep any data on the computer, except for Windows ...
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How to reset my profile in Windows 10 before returning PC to organization

I have a Windows 10 laptop with a regular domain account with no admin rights what-so-ever. Running MS Windows 10 Pro Education Version 1709. I'd like to wipe the profile prior to returning the ...
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How to reset bios on Toshiba L870?

I have a Toshiba Satellite L870 laptop and after change to CSM boot, the laptop has black screen. I will try to reset bios, but cannot find the cmos jumber, any ideas?? Thank you in advance!
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Acer Aspire R11 Series 3 forgotten administrator password [duplicate]

I am trying to factory reset my acer aspire but it is having problems resetting so I need to do a system restore or command prompt but in order to use those I have to have the administrator password ...
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If an issue persists after fully resetting windows 10, does that mean it's a hardware issue?

I've been having this audio cracking problem on my laptop whenever I'm in a Discord call with my old Steelseries H Wireless headset - its receiver is connected to my USB hub which is then connected to ...
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How to reset router's password through FTP

I forgot the credentials to log into my WiFi router, so I decided to check for vulnerabilities using a simple framework called RouterSploit to take back control. The framework found the ftp credential ...
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Reset BIOS password for HP Probook 440 G6

I forgot my BIOS password and warrant is also expired. I tried to contact HP support for the SMC file to reset the password which they refused as the policies are changed. Is there any way to ...
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Command clear is not clearing screen

Follow up on How to reset a broken TTY?, to fix the terminal after displaying a binary file, I've tried all solution there, as well as those from https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/79684/ But my ...
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What is an SID and what happens if I remove it through sysprep?

Let me start from the beginning: So, this morning, I started my computer and my keyboard and mouse wouldn't respond. No big deal right? I'll just unplug and replug them in. No dice. I have since ...
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How would I reset a pc without installing cumulative updates? [duplicate]

I am trying to reinstall windows without cumulative or main updates. I also want to make sure that all the updates I do install are manual, and don't redownload any further updates from automatic ...
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I don”t know how to turn my laptop on after I have refreshed it

my laptop model is of the Asus vivobook series. Two days ago, my keyboard ran into some problem. Specifically, my keyboard inputs did not match what it appears on my screen. For instance, when I press ...
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How to rest BIOS password of toshiba satellite

I have a toshiba satellite laptop dont know the exact model its too old an the back sticker is also gone. When i turned on my laptop after 2 years it was showing bios lock and i dont know who put that ...
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Macbook Pro (2016? with touchbar) won't turn on. Caps lock light works. Sometimes “esc” key will light up on touch bar

I can't figure out how to fix my computer. It just stopped working earlier. I tried resetting the NVRAM by holding P+R+⌘+ ⌥ while turning it on but it didn't work. The screen is all black and so is ...
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Does VirtualBox' installation warning that it will “reset your network connection” mean theirs or in general?

When installing VirtualBox, it presents a warning that "Installing the Oracle VM VirtualBox Networking feature will reset your network connection and temporarily disconnect you from the network." But ...
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ECHOLIFE HG8245c not resetting nor i can access 192.168.1.1

i have GPON router mode number EchoLie hg8245C It was working fine untill i uncheck the option ofenable SSID now neither the wifi is turning on nor i can access the router via lan cable i.e it is not ...
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Where is the jumper to reset BIOS on Toshiba Satellite e45w-c4200x

i am from Indonesia, please helpme... show to me where key position to reset bios password... on thosiba satellite e45w-c4200x
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Toshiba Cl15t-B1204 Factory Reset Issue | Can't Reach Boot Menu

I'm working on this little netbook for a friend and he doesn't know the password. I've been trying to reset from the boot menu options. From the instruction manual on this device it says to hold F12 ...
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HP 1820-24G Switch J9980A factory reset not working

While the switch is on, I press and hold a paperclip on the reset button of this switch for 5-10 seconds. Then all the LEDs remain fixed and I release the button. After a couple of minutes, switch ...
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All Microsoft store apps are hanging or crashing few times then resetting by itself, so how to mass reset all Microsoft store apps?

(Windows 10 Home) All Microsoft store apps are hanging or crashing few times then resetting by itself.I used Troubleshoot Microsoft store apps, it shows to reset all troubled apps but how can to ...
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Fix a Hp pavilion 15 n-267sa

I was using an hdmi cable and my t.v to operate this laptop. The coonection to the t.v has stopped working and as the screen is damage i an struggling to troubleshoot. I am happy to lose my data so ...
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TCP Reset Attack

I'am trying to implement a PoC for the TCP Reset attack. I am using 3 VMs(host A, host B and the attacker). Host A connects through SSH to host B. The attacker sniffs the connection between the 2 ...
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Are these the files I need to reset my PC?

Earlier this year someone prepared me a USB stick that I could use to reset my Windows 10 laptop. I did and it worked out great. Some time has passed, and I don't remember if I have done anything with ...

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