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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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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Surface pro system reset failure

I am currently experiencing some difficulties with my surface pro 4 so am trying to reset it to factory settings. However, every time i reset from within windows, it prepares, then restarts to the ...
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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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How to reset bios in UEFI

I have disabled otg support in the bios setting. I can not communicate with my windows tablet. I can only reach with micro sd card. Is there any way to reset bios through an automated process. Or is ...
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Admin BIOS Password Recovery For a HP ENVY m7-u109dx

I bought this laptop over a year ago on a community selling site and now I want to upgrade the hard drive or setup dual boot BUT the admin bios password is set. (note to everyone, check the bios ...
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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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How to access BIOS on a power-on password-protected system?

I have a HP Pavilion and I want to access BIOS. I currently can't, due to the PC booting straight past the 'Press the ESC key' after I enter the power-on password. I have tried various means to reset ...
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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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Windows 10 join.me mouse cursor change to double cursor with move and pointer

After I connect to a join.me session where someone shares their screen, I get the following double cursor where the main cursor is the "move" cursor and there is also a pointer cursor that shows up ...
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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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Factory Resetting a Dell Windows 10 Machine

I've got a work PC that I'm now using from a remote office without access to the network on which the domain controllers reside. It has a number of group policies that making using in this ...
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USB Ports Inoperative After Windows 10 Reset, Works in BIOS

I purchased a used computer (Dell Optiplex 780) with Windows 10 preinstalled (Product Key sticker says Windows 7, must have been upgraded). At startup everything worked fine but a user account is ...
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How do i completely clean reinstall windows 10 home? I want the pc to be fresh deleting all the current graphics drivers that i wrongly installed

I have installed wrong graphics drivers on my brand new windows 10 laptop. The driver situation is really messed up and there are a ton of other bugs and errors throught the system. I dont wanna reset ...
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Original Touchscreen Firmware for Envy

I downloaded the wrong touchscreen firmware for my ENVY x360 15-cn0xxx ( This is the post that had the link: https://www.reddit.com/r/Hewlett_Packard/comments/cg9lqi/...
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Bios : 60 times the same partition option

recently in trying to set up a linux dual boot using a USB key for the CD install, I realised that with each reboot the number of boot options using my key increased in the bios. By the time I was ...
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Manually restore installed softwares on Windows 10

I haven't found any information related to this on the internet, so I thought of asking it here. Recently, I performed a reset of my Windows 10 PC. Before the reset, I had moved all my important ...
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Eclipse Checkbox “Errors in Workspace” Reset

I accidentally checkt the Checkbox when Errors are in Code. This is the Message: Errors in Workspace Errors exist in required project(s): project name Proceed with launch? [] Always launch without ...
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How to bypass BIOS security password on Fujitsu motherboard?

In the past few days I´v been trying to remove the password from BIOS but nothing seems to be working. I´v seriously tried everything that you can find on the internet but nothing works. The ...
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Factory reset Microsoft Surface pro 4

My friend says his surface pro 4 was hacked and wants me to do a factory reset for him. I found this on youtube and it looks pretty easy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5CwczBa1Mk My questions are:...
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windows 8.1 remove user data

I have 4 computers (Windows 8.1) that will be used for education purposes, smth. like one week courses. I created an user account that students will be using. What would be the easiest way to manage ...
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OS X Mavericks No disk to select

My 2013 iMac was working perfectly fine with MacOs Mojave, then I believe I made a big mistake, one time it wasn't printing after many attempts to print, I deleted printers so I could add them again ...
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How do I reset the Window size and Placement of Firefox?

I would like to reset the size and placement of Firefox, but I do not want to run a full Refresh of my settings. You can no longer just run window.resizeTo in newer versions of Firefox to just ...
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I did a hard reset during memory dump following a BSOD on Windows 10 and my computer does not boot

I was on battery, browsing the web and my laptop froze. I then pressed the ON/OFF button to do a hard reset. During this, a BSOD appeared, which made me "kill" my computer during memory dump (at 0%). ...
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`Login Incorrect` messaeg in Centos 7.4: Password reset not working

I have centos 7.4.1708 on VMWARE. In order to remove constraints for password length and disable dictionary checking I did some change in 2 OS files i.e. /etc/security/pwquality.conf and /etc/pam.d/...
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Blind Windows 10 reset

So, my laptop’s screen is completely busted. My laptop works like a charm, but the screen is a lovely display of rainbow. So I have currently plugged an HDMI cable to connect to my TV screen, but it ...
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Cant see text when trying to reset root password

So I am trying to change the root password by altering the text in the GRUB menu edit mode, and the white circular outline for the Kali logo on the default background is PERFECTLY covering the string ...
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How to reset password for Flureon HD IP Cam

I lost my credentials to access my HD IP camera (in my particular case FLOUREON 1080P 10X/18X/30X ZOOM PTZ Dome Outdoor IP Camera, Model BT-HD54F). How can I recover my credentials or reset to default ...
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Factory reset FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX60 S3 SAN

Looking to factory reset a FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX60 S3 SAN. My issue is that I reformatted the the drives and RAID (RAID 5 with 3 drives) and since I am unable to access the datastore in ESXi or ...
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Password reset for Windows 7 Professional with Domain account

Using the UtilMan method, I'm able to see the user accounts (Administrator.....FirstUser.....Guest.....UpdatusUser) and I can reset passwords for these. But these names don't show up on the Windows ...
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What's the difference between reset and reboot?

I have a Dedicated Server, there are commands about reset, reboot. I don't know what's the difference between them, who can tell me about this?
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Computer Keeps Resetting

Windows 10: Every time I turn on my computer, everything is gone 1. Wallpaper set back to default 2. Taskbar apps back to default 3. All saved passwords in apps disappear 4. All pictures and most ...
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What is the command to reset a Windows installation without deleting any files

I want to sell a pc and have reinstalled Windows 10 and afterwards I installed the correct GPU driver. Now I want to reset the pc so when it gets turned on the next time the windows first-time ...
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System error(10054) - An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

I run a dialer made by Altitude Software. Few people are likely to be familiar with this product, so please bear with me. Problem: The Altitude dialer software is an application running on Windows ...
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Assistance with Laptop Factory Reset

I am attempting to factory reset an HP Stream 14 laptop without access to the administrator password for Windows itself, but I was able to change the BIOS and power-on passwords. I've obviously ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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