Many times your computer system starts messing up and you might think of resetting your PC. However, people are often scared of resetting their computer systems because they do not want to get themselves in any other sort of trouble. In this article, we will explain to you a very safe and secure method through which you can reset your Windows 10 with Settings app.

How to reset Windows 10

In order to reset Windows 10 with the Settings app, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the new settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the following image:

Windows Settings

Now click on the Update and Security tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

In the Update and Security Settings window, click on the Recovery tab as highlighted in the image shown below:

Windows Recovery

Now click on the Get Started button under the Reset this PC tab as highlighted in the following image:

Reset this PC

As soon as you will click on this button, Windows 10 will prompt you to choose an option from whether you want to retain your files or remove everything as highlighted in the image shown below:

Choose Windows Reset Option

Select any of the above options by clicking on it in order to proceed.

After this selection, Windows 10 will ask you whether you want to clean the drives too or not. Select any desired option as shown in the following image:

Remove files

Now a warning message will appear on your screen. Just click on the Next button in order to continue as highlighted in the image shown below:

Accept the warning

Click on the Reset button as shown in the following image:

Reset button

Finally, click on the Continue button in order to proceed as highlighted in the image shown below:

Continue button


By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily reset your Windows 10 PC by using the Settings app. This is a very convenient method and you can simply use it without getting worried about messing things up.

How to Reset Windows 10 with Settings App
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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