1.    22 Nov 2015 #1
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    Reset Windows 10


    Ever since installing Threshold 2 my Surface 3 has been very sluggish. Because of this I think my only option is to reset the OS, however before I do that should I deauthorize software that needed online activation (i.e. Malwarebytes, Bitdefender, etc.) first? Or will the activation's be preserved?
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  2.    22 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello thunderclap,

    I'm afraid that a reset will remove all installed programs, but you'll just need to reinstall them.

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  3.    22 Nov 2015 #3
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    Thank you for the link. On a whim I removed my virus scanner (Bitdefender) and the system went back to its usual speed. The program works great on my main desktop but not so well on an Atom processor.
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  4.    22 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    I'm glad you didn't have to reset.
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