How to reset Windows 10 without losing data

How To Reset Windows 10 Without Losing Data

Are you wondering how to reset Windows 10 without losing data? If so, this article will walk you through the steps. At some point, you may have to reset your Windows operating system for better functionality and maintenance. Read on to the end of this article to know how.

There are different methods through which you can reset your Windows 10. You can use the ‘Reset your PC’ method, the Advanced startup method,  or the ISO image file method. 

Reset your PC Method     

Here is a guideline on how to reset your Windows 10 with this method:  

  1. Click on the start button at the bottom and left-hand corner of your PC.
  2. Next, open the settings menu and you will see different options, scroll down and select the “Update and security” option.
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Next, on the left-hand side of your screen, scroll down and click “Recovery”. After this, you will be taken to a new page, click on “Get started” under the “Reset this PC” option.
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Two options will pop up on the next page, click on the “Keep my files” option.
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Finally, click on the “Reset” button.

Advanced Startup Method

Use the following steps to reset your Windows 10 with this method: 

  1. Click on the start button at the bottom of your screen and it will take you to the start menu, then click on the “Settings option”.
  2. Next, scroll down and select the “Update and Security” option. 
  3. Click on “Recovery” on the left-hand side of your screen and click on “Restart now” under the “Advanced startup” option. 
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Next, select the “Troubleshoot” option and click “Reset this PC” on the next page.
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Finally, choose the “Keep my files option” and click “Reset” on the next page.

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Windows 10 ISO Image File Method 

Follow the steps below to reset your Windows 10 using the Power ISO software

  1. Firstly, you have to download the Windows 10 ISO image file.
  2. Next, click on the file and scroll down to select the “Power ISO” option. Proceed by clicking on “Mount image to drive”. 
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Select “Open in a new windows option” on the next page.
  2. A list of options will pop up, scroll down and double click on the “Setup” option and proceed by clicking “Yes”. 
  3. Next, you will see two options, select the “Download and install update option” and click “Next”.
  4. Read through and accept the “Applicable notices and license terms” on the next page. 
How to reset Windows 10 without losing data
  1. Finally, click on “Install” on the next screen that appears and that’s it.

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