How To Restore My Laptop To Factory Settings?

How do you do a factory reset on a laptop?



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How to Factory (Hard) Reset a Laptop or Reinstall Windows 10, 8 or


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How do you wipe a computer clean to sell it?

On a smartphone or tablet, use the Factory Reset option. On Android, open the Settings screen, tap Backup & reset, and tap Factory data reset. On iOS, open the Settings screen, tap General, tap Reset, and tap Erase All Content and Settings.

What happens if I reset my computer to factory settings?

Resetting to Factory Settings

During the factory resetting process, your PC’s hard drive is completely erased and you lose any business, financial and personal files that may be present on the computer. Once the resetting process starts, you cannot interrupt it.

How do I restore Windows 10 to factory settings?

How to Factory Reset Windows 10

  • Access Settings. Click the Start Menu and select the gear icon () to open up the Settings window.
  • Update & Security. Under Settings, click Update & Security to continue.
  • Choose Recovery Options. Click the Recovery tab and select “Get started” under Reset this PC.
  • Save or Remove Files.
  • Reset Your Computer.

What function key restores factory settings?

How to Restore a Computer to Factory Settings Using the F Key

  1. Press the power button to turn on the computer or reboot it if it’s on already.
  2. Press and hold the “F8” key before the computer begins to boot if you only have one operating system loaded on your computer.
  3. Select “Repair Your Computer” using the up or down arrow key on the Advanced Boot Options screen that opens.

How do I factory reset my laptop without turning it on?

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