How Windows 10 Reset Works

There could be a number of reasons why you would want to reset your Windows 10. In this article, you will discover how the reset of your Windows 10 works.

Mar 18,2020 • Filed to: Computer Troubleshooting • Proven solutions



“I am losing it here! I can’t use my PC because my Windows 10 is not functioning properly. I don’t know what is causing this but I need to reset my system and start afresh. Please, how do I use this reset tool on my Windows 10?”

Many things can cluster up your system and destroy its performance or even affect its memory, despite the fact that you might be diligent in performing system support and upgrade. These include pointless OEM bloatware, a collection of old log records, or even copy duplicates of reports and photographs. Hence, the need for a reset of your system once a while.

This piece will show you how the Windows 10 reset tool works and the best reset tool options you can use to take care your PC’s problems. By the end of it, you will be equipped.

Part 1: About “Reset” Option on Windows 10

The reset function is an important part of the Windows 10 operating system that come in handy when you need to solve your PC’s problems caused by virus, bloatware and the likes. It restores your Windows 10 to its factory default state. If you acquired your PC with Windows 10 pre-installed in it, then resetting your Windows 10 means it will go back to the same state as when you started using your PC, with all the pre-installed programs and drivers automatically reinstalled. On the other hand, if you downloaded and installed Windows 10 yourself, you will not get extra programming.

When resetting your Windows 10, you get to decide if you need to keep your own documents or erase them. However, all your introduced applications and settings will be deleted. The goal at the end of the day is to make your system good as new.

Part 2: Why Do You Need To Use The Reset Function?

It is not every issue or problem facing your system that would require you to reset it, for instance, if your system slows down due to insufficient space or if it is riddled with virus, you might not need to use the reset option. You will need the reset function for Windows 10 in the following instances:

Note that no matter the reset option you choose, you’ll still need to reinstall all of your apps and desktop programs and then reconfigure your settings. Also, it is important that you consider carefully the condition of your system before opting for the reset option of your choice.


Now you know how your Windows 10 reset tool functions and even more. Do you now see that you had no need to worry to begin with? Well, using all that you have learned here, using the reset function on your Windows operating system should be a piece of cake.

Khalid Abdullahi

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