How to Factory Reset Lenovo laptop windows 10 | 7 Simple Steps
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Topic: How to Factory Reset Lenovo laptop windows 10 in just 7 simple ways in 2022

Resetting your PC(Personal Computer) means bringing your Computer/Laptop to that condition in which it came from the manufacturer.

Hey there! Readers, here is your tech and updates guide, Raj Vishwakarma. Today I came up with a new tutorial to tell you how to Factory reset your Lenovo Laptop in Windows 10. Today I will tell you the simple and most straightforward 7 steps with the attached screenshots that can be performed in your home and you can save your money & time by not going to the PC solution stores or going to the service centre.

Why do I need to?

Sometimes your Computer/Laptop gets frozen by some errors that occurred in your system, like- any system program was removed or deleted by mistake, or by any update done in your system that was not fully compatible with your PC, by any malware or virus attacks that made your PC not usable etc, is the reasons that force you to Reset your system so that your system may uninstall or fix that problem that may be misbehaving in your PC.

Sometimes resetting means restoring your system to that stage when it was working correctly or to erase every thigh like- downloads, files, documents, pictures, installed programs, and whatever you have done to your PC after buying it. So today we are going to tell you the second situation in which you can reset your PC to its previous condition in which it was purchased. We will discuss the complete method by which you can reset your Lenovo laptop windows 10 in just 7 simple ways in 2022.

Sometimes, it can create a big problem like your windows get corrupt and do not boot by showing only blue or black screen blinking on your PC screen. We get confused, about what happened, and search for solutions on Google or social platforms like youtube.

Note: We do not recommend you to use the above methods if you want to avoid endless search and wastage of your precious time. We suggest you visit a service centre if you don’t have basic computer knowledge. Because one wrong step can format your system, And if you only want to try this tutorial for learning or knowledge purposes, then use it only at your risk.

How to Factory Reset Lenovo Laptop in Windows 10?

So you have made up your mind entirely to reset your PC. In this method, I will tell you How to Factory Reset Lenovo laptop in the Windows 10 Operating System. In this method, you can also save your saved document or can also delete everything with just simple clicks, so be careful in selecting an option. Below I am going to give you a step-by-step guide.

Now, let’s roll.

Step 1

Start your PC and refresh it 5-6 times.

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Home Window

Step 2

Open the Windows panel by left-clicking on the Windows icon located at the bottom left of the screen. (You can also open it by just pressing the Windows key on your keyboard)

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Select the Home Window icon

Step 3

Now click on the setting icon from the left side of the panel. (As shown in the below image)

Select Settings icon
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Select Settings icon

Step 4

From settings, select Update & Security, as shown in the picture given below.

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step 4 update & Security

Step 5

After selecting Update & Security, select the Recovery option from the left panel and then click to get started, as shown in the snapshot given below.

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Step 6

A new dialogue box will appear; now, select the option you want to perform. That can be seen in the image given below.

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Choose an option

there are 2 options available;

If you want only to remove apps and settings but wanna keep all documents stored on your laptop, Then simply select the first option –Keep My Files.

If you don’t want to leave anything on your PC, simply select the second option – Remove Everything.

It will remove everything stored on the PC, excluding the Operating System, software, applications, drivers, and sample documents that came along with the Laptop and were required to run your system.

Be careful in selecting the right option for your laptop.

Step 7

There are 2 options available to perform Step 7. Choose according to your use.

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Choose an option

Option 1 – Keep my files

If you want only to reset settings & uninstall the application and choose the first option, Keep my files, then these options will appear. (Below image)

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Keep My Files

(after that, you have to select local or cloud reset. In the cloud, you have to connect your system to the internet, whereas with Local you do not need any network connection.)

Step 7 Select one option
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Click an option
Step 1

[Cloud download]- If selected for the Cloud download option, you must have an internet connection because the Operating System starts downloading files from the cloud, as shown below. Select & Click the following button.

Cloud Download click
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Cloud Download

Step 1

Now the next option will be for additional settings. Click the Next button.

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Additional Settings Next

Step 2

Now it asks for the final confirmation. Click for Reset.

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Cloud Download Reset
Step 2

[Local reinstall] The second option is Local Reinstall, which will reinstall the Operating System locally from the HDD (Hard disk Drive). And won’t charge you any data cost, but your download document and all stuff stored on your PC get removed. Select & Click the following button.

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Local reinstall

Step 1

After Selecting the local reinstall, the Additional Settings option will appear. Click the following button.

Local reinstall  Additional Settings
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Local reinstall Additional Settings

Step 2

Now it will ask you for the final permission. Click the “Reset” button. After clicking the Reset button, your system gets started’s resetting your machine; it will take some time to restart.

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Local reinstall Reset

Option 2 – [Remove everything]

If you have selected the second option, Remove everything. Your system will erase everything like documents, and applications.

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Remove Everything

This option will clean your system as provided by the manufacturer. This is the perfect option if you want your pc fully factory reset.

Everything will be the same for (Option 2 – Remove Everything) as mentioned in the above process.

Step 1

[Cloud download]- In the cloud download option, you must have an internet connection because, in this option, your OS starts downloading files saved on cloud storage in your Microsoft account.

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Cloud Download

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In additional settings, it will show you which thing will remain and which thing will be deleted such that your drive which contains the OS will be completely erased.

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Additional Settings Next

(Note: If you have not created a separate partition for Operating System, it will erase the whole drive)

Step 2

Now the step to the final confirmation that you want to reset your PC. Select & click “Reset”.

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Cloud Download Reset
Step 2

[Local reinstall]- In local reinstall, your system will get reset locally by a backup file stored on your PC.

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Local reinstall

Step 1

Now choose which thing to happen in your system, and also change.

Local reinstall  Additional Settings
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Local reinstall Additional Settings

Step 2

It’s the last option. You will see what is going to happen in your system. And after confirming, click on the reset button.

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Local reinstall Reset

Your PC will be getting restarted and takes several minutes to complete, so be patient and don’t turn off your PC directly. Also, keep your charger plugged in.

Now your PC is completely getting reset to the factory settings and application. In my view, this process is not too complex, and you won’t feel any inconvenience in performing this activity. Hope you liked our straightforward How to Factory Reset Lenovo laptop windows 10 guide and enjoyed reading this article.

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