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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 10 1809 LTSB Reset PC

I have installed Windows 10 1809 LTSB/PPKG package and joined domain. I just tested the reset pc, keep my files. Reset PC gets to about 40 % then reboots into safe mode. I select boot into windows and ...
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reset bios password hp spectre

I have an mid 2018 HP spectre x360 convertible ch000, and I forgot the bios password. Only help from HP is to send the laptop in and I cannot afford the wait time. I am not absolutely certain, but it ...
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Issues - removing bios password with chip reset hp probook 4530s

I have locked with password bios on my hp probook 4530s and i forgot it. I've done some googling and I know that the one and the easiest way to reset password or remove it, is to contact the hp ...
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Windows 10 v1809 use custom WIM for “Reset this PC”

In Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, after capturing a well-audited image as OS restoration image, I use run this command in my running OS to instruct WinRE to use this image when resetting: reagentc.exe /...
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Problems with resetting my Laptop

I have a HP Laptop running with Windows 10 Home edition. Lately there've been problems like the browser opening randomly without me doing anything, browser crashing or some programs just 'freezing' ...
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Attempting factory reset on Asus, but unsure model.

I'm able to hold the volume down, and then power button, and gives me a prompt, "Windows Boot Manager" or "Enter Setup". Under Enter Setup, (Aptio Setup Utility) 2012 Am Megatrends it provides the ...
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Date resets to 1977 on Embeded Orange Pi running Armbian

I have an Orange Pi PC Plus board running Armbian that is not connected to the network and won't be synchronizing time through NTP. After running for few days, the date resets to 1977 without power ...
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Windows tablet iball

I have an iball windows tablet.i accidentally disable usb 3.0 from the bios and now it wont detect the keyboard anymore or any usb devices please help.and i cant get into the bios anymore since it ...
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Remove Ubuntu from dual boot and reinstall windows 10 on two drives laptop

I have a laptop with 2 drives and windows 10 on the first drive and Ubuntu 18.04 on the second. I want to delete Ubuntu from the second drive and restore factory settings and reinstall windows 10. ...
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I messed with easyBCD an can't find an answer elsewhere

I am on a Dell Inspiron 5567. I first installed ubuntu to try to use linux but then I wanted to delete it and install debian instead. But the usb boot never worked for debian (I don't know if I did ...
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Whats the best way to securely erase windows 10 pro? [duplicate]

So unfortunately I have to send back my new laptop(under warranty) after a Windows Reset but I have a whole bunch of files on here I don't want to be recoverable. Would turning on BitLocker drive ...
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Completely Reset Windows 10 Account

My issue is as follows: I have a default user account ("Administrator") on a Windows 10 machine, a built in account that comes with the operating system. I'd like to reset this account (possibly not ...
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Google Chrome Portable resets settings after running it on another computer - how to avoid/troubleshoot?

I had a few instances of Google Chrome Portable installed on my work laptop. After I've moved them to my personal computer, they have reset their settings(by deleting cookies, sessions, extensions, ...
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Resetting HP-Elitebook with Bitlocker and BIOS password

so my employment contract is over and I still got my Laptop (HP EliteBook 820 G3) which according to the contract is now mine. But it is encrypted using Bitlocker and has a BIOS password. I tryed to ...
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Dell XPS 13 Crashing on Factory Reset (CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED)

Im trying to factory reset on my Dell XPS 13 however everytime I choose any option in the 'Reset My PC' menu, it loads, restarts my laptop and then crashes with the blue screen containing error code: ...
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MicroSD unmounts during formatting

I've been trying to install a Cubieez linux image on a CubieTruck (Cubieboard 3) using Win32DiskImager (Following the official documentation). After the process, the card shows up as two different ...
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pc won't wake up from sleep mode - power button wont work

I got new AMD Ryzen 2700 and Asus TUF-X470 mobo. I swapped windows HD from my old system i7. Windows works fine however when I try to use sleep mode it goes to sleep permanently. Only resetting CMOS ...
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Reset PC without deleting drivers? [duplicate]

I want to reset my windows 7 pc, but i have an external wireless network driver that i lost the installation disk for. Is there a way to reset the pc to factory settings but keep the drivers unchanged?...
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Should I reset my HP Omen?

So i'm currently running windows 10 on an HP Omen15-ce097nia. I recently reset it and started put everything back on as i seemed to be having some issue with a recent windows update, but now for some ...
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Will I lose ALL drivers if I reset windows 10?

2 nights ago windows defender asked me to update some drivers, which I did but now I get a black screen with some cmd.exe title on it that disappears in a matter of seconds. I only got to read ...
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What is the equivalent of clear or cls in TempleOS?

Sometimes my cursor gets lost in a muck of text in the scrollback buffer, or I have graphics created with calls like GrLine(,100,100,200,150); that I would like to clear. What command or system call ...
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Power/Reset button not working after failing a CPU stress test

I overclocked my cpu and was stress testing it using a software. Then suddenly my monitor lost its signal. I thought this was another symptom of overclock failure and tried to hit Power/ Reset button. ...
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Reset password Brother 8890DW

we have in our office a brother MFC-8890DW and we lost the password for user "admin" ("access" is the default). How i reset this password (or reset all printer settings)? I cant do any changes (like ...
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Best way to reset a windows (Nt6x) system before capture other than Sysprep

Is there any other better solution to reset a Windows System with the intent capture and deploy to possible different hardware... The intention is to keep most of the installed software/drivers user ...
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Cancel Windows 10 “Reset this PC” process before it's started after reboot

I have "accidentally" started "Reset this PC" on Windows 10 Pro. After selecting reset options PC cycled a reboot, but I have turned it off during boot up. Reset process didn't started yet. Is it ...
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windows 10 reset wrongly erased all of my files [closed]

My PC is running Windows 10. It wouldn't start and I selected to RESET AND KEEP MY FILES. After the reset, only the "Documents OneDrive" folder was kept. I had literally only 1 useless file saved ...
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Reset Win 10 settings ONLY

Okay lets just say that I really messed up my PC settings and I have no idea how. Everything is in the wrong colour ect... and Im trying to reset ONLY my settings. Reseting my whole PC is not an ...
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ReAgentC Application Error: Continue factory reset?

I have a Notebook (Samsung Ativ Book 9) running on Windows 10 and I am trying to do a factory reset with Samsung Recovery (Boot + F4). While loading I get an Application Error: ReAgentc.exe - ...
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How do I get rid of administrator control settings?

I bought this laptop from my cousin after he and his girlfriend broke up. She went to college and checked out this laptop from the school. After they broke up she left it at his place and never came ...
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How to restore the original firmware on D-link DI-514 router?

I bought a used D-link DI-514 router and it had some problems, and the reset button on it seems not to be working. I tried to update its firmware but something went wrong, now I can't even access 192....
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Force en-masse powerwash for 1500 chromebooks?

My friend refurbishes pcs, buys trucks of them from companies and reinstalls Windows, updates, etc to get them resold.I am more a linux guy than he is so he asked me if I knew a way to force the ...
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sftp Received disconnect 11: Application error

I'm trying to connect by sftp from client-linux to Server. When I'm trying to connect from bash with sftp -v -oPort=22 username@SERVER I get: Received disconnect from IP_OF_THE_SERVER: 11: ...
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I reset my Windows 10 computer and it wont let me pass a 'We couldnt remove all your personal files' screen, how to I get past it? [duplicate]

I was resetting my Windows 10 computer when it was done it got to a screen saying "Your PC has been reset, but we couldn't remove all your personal files. If you plan to give away or recycle this PC, ...
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Is it safe to refresh Windows 10 using a mounted ISO?

I haven't reset my PC in 2 years and it's getting a bit slow. I wanted to reset my PC but it keeps telling me that There was problem resetting your PC, probably something corrupted. I would ...
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Can files deleted but not erased during “Reset PC” be recovered?

After doing "RESET PC" and opting to delete personal files but not to erase them, can the deleted files be recovered?
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While doing “RESET PC” in Windows 10, will my partitions other than C drive will be affected?

I plan to use the RESET PC feature in WINDOWS 10 in my laptop. I want to reinstall windows 10 in my C drive and dont want to keep any previous files in C drive or any system settings. After clicking ...
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what happened to my program files after factory resetting

I just reset my windows 10 laptop with the keep my files option. It has uninstalled all my programs (as I wanted) however has not freed up any space on my drive. Where are my program files from before?...
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How can I make my hard drive and SSD the same as when i purchased them?

I have A gaming computer with a 2TB Hard drive and 250 gb SSD. lately i feel games i have installed and reinstalled over and over, and then other programs ive deleted are still remaining on the drives,...
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Will a windows reset erase everything in the root of C:\?

I want to reset Windows 10 I don't have enough space to copy GTA V and ARK over to a new harddrive (~180gb worth of space) so I'm wondering if I move those files up to root level will windows reset ...
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Home Router Network Connectivity Issues

I'm not entirely sure whether my question here is appropriate for this Stack Exchange site, but if there's one that's more appropriate, please let me know how to put my question there as well. So, ...
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How can I hard reset NVRAM on a Lenovo G50-30

I wanted to install a new OS on my laptop and discovered that my BIOS no longer retains the settings except changing the date and time. Steps I took to reset NVRAM: Unsoldering the battery from ...
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Reset Windows 10 to factory state without creating new user

I bought a Dell laptop that I find to slow. I wanted to clean it and return it so I proceeded with the factory reset option. My aim was to remove user account, language packs and return the laptop in ...
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asus e200ha - black screen after reset

I have a laptop ASUS E200HA Vivobook that I originally got with windows 7, and upgraded a few months ago to windows 10. I tried to reset the computer and delete everything from it. I first chose the ...
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How to reset PC without reverting back to factory OS, Windows 8?

My notebook comes along with Windows 8 which is factory default OS. I upgraded that Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 via Store. After a long time of usage, I want to reset my Windows as the files were stored ...
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Can Windows reset save my computer?

I've gone through some kind of virus and malware apocalypse after downloading some stuff, and antiviruse programs fail to clean everything. What is worse, after deleting what seemed to me as some ...
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If I do a REFRESH of Windows 10, will it remove all none-system apps I installed on a different logical dedicated apps-drive?

I got a Lenovo G50-80 laptop (1TB, 5400 rpm, 1.90Ghz, 12 GB) that came pre-installed with windows 10. I then dual-booted it with Win81. My Win10 is now freezing five minutes at a time, saying it can't ...
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How to reset the BIOS without opening the notebook?

I have a vostro 5470, I installed the hackintosh, but when I turned it off it does not turn on anymore (the leds do not turn on), I did some research and found that the way mac os shut down the ...
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Two versions of Windows 10 listed under “Reset This PC”. How to delete one of them?

I recently "Reset" my copy of Windows 10 by selecting the option "Keep My Files". However, now the Recovery Environment lists two copies of Windows 10 under the "Reset This PC" option. Both copies ...
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Why is McAfee pre-installed after resetting my PC?

I have a Dell Inspiration 15 laptop. The computer was acting slow, so I used Windows 10's built in recovery tools to reset my copy of Windows to a clean slate. Just a few hours after resetting, I ...
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Windows 10 Reset Error: 0x8007001F - 0x2000D

Hei there So I tried to reset my Windows 10 PC (because I couldn't install some programs and I also couldn't run the anniversary update) without keeping any data. I downloaded and installed the ISO ...