1.    16 Jul 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
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    Windows 10

    Can't Reset Windows


    As the title suggests, I can't reset Windows. I was told that chances are it's because of my buggy insider build, but when I try to opt out of insider builds the button is greyed out and there is orange text at the top saying "Some settings are managed by your organization.". This is a home PC.
    Any ideas? I really just need to reset my PC and get it working again ASAP. Would mean so much to me if someone could help me fix this.

    Thanks so much.
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  2.    16 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Strider, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you should be able to do a clean install of Windows 10 instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
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  3.    16 Jul 2016 #3
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Strider, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you should be able to do a clean install of Windows 10 instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
    I really appreciate the reply. However, I'd rather not do a clean install as I'm borrowing an external harddrive and it doesn't have enough space for me to back everything up. If I have to I will, but I'd far rather just reset it so it keeps my files.

    Any ideas as to how to achieve that?
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  4.    17 Jul 2016 #4
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    In that case you could try doing a repair install to fix the issue without losing anything.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  5.    17 Jul 2016 #5
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    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I think I'm just going to reinstall, however I can't figure out how I want partitioning to go.

    I have a 500mb System Reserved partition set up with 147mb free, and I also have a 931gb partition set up with 208.1gb free. The first one has 'System' under type and the other 'Primary'. How does this work? Should I format both?
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  6.    17 Jul 2016 #6
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    If you wanted to clean install, you could delete all partitions on the Windows disk first until "unallocated", then select to install Windows 10 to the "unallocated" disk. Windows Setup will automatically setup the partitions for you.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
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