There are numerous reasons for users to want to reset their MacBook Pros to their factory settings. It might be because you are experiencing major problems with its performance, virus attacks, and system errors. You can also perform this process when you need to flush out data from your machine if you need to sell it off or give it to someone else.
Reset MacBook Pro to square one by following these procedures:
The quickest and easiest way to make sure data on your MacBook Pro is not entirely lost is by the built-in Time Machine feature on your machine. However, this method may not be 100% effective and you may need the assistance of a third-party data recovery tool to restore data from MacBook Pro.
Recoverit for Mac is a great option to aid you in the restoration of data into a MacBook Pro that has been restored to its factory settings. You may also find this software useful when precious data is lost due to a corrupted hard drive, virus attacks, system errors, formatting, etc.
We have outlined the steps needed to restore data from MacBook Pro using Recoverit for Mac - just remember to install the software in a partition that is different from the one where the data was lost:
To recover deleted or lost data on Mac, you can choose the partition that has been restored to factory settings. Then click on "Start" to have a scan on it.
Recoverit will start scanning the selected Mac partition, thorough and quick. It will only read your data to perform the recovery process.
A list of files will be built up. Highlight the file name to preview its content, select the wanted files, and click "Recover" to get them back.
As we have outlined above, resetting MacBook Pro to factory settings should not intimidate you from not doing it yourself. You do not need to worry about losing your data because it is really easy to restore MacBook Pro - as easy as 1, 2, 3. Good luck with your efforts!