Windows 10: "Could not find the recovery environment" on attempt to reset PC Solved

  1.    06 Aug 2016 #1

    "Could not find the recovery environment" on attempt to reset PC

    I'm trying to reset my PC in hopes that it will fix some issues i'm having with games, however whenever I try to reset my PC it says "Could not find the recovery environment". It says to insert my windows installation or recovery media, but I got windows 10 from the free upgrade (I upgraded from windows 7) so I don't have anything to install it. I could really use any help that anyone could offer. Thanks!:)
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  2.    06 Aug 2016 #2

    Welcome to the forum you can go an download a iso for usb or dvd
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Aug 2016 at 20:40. Reason: updated link for same here
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    Windows 10 Home x64
       06 Aug 2016 #3

    After you download the iso use to create a bootable USB W10 iso, you'll need an 8G USB.
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  4.    07 Aug 2016 #4

    CmmTch said: View Post
    After you download the iso use to create a bootable USB W10 iso, you'll need an 8G USB.
    Or try using Option 1 to create the USB flash drive, you do not need Rufus to do this.


    Use Media Creation Tool to create Bootable Windows 10 USB for Legacy BIOS and UEFI

    This option will use the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft to download an ISO file and create a bootable USB flash drive that is 32-bit, 64-bit, or both, and be used to install Windows 10 with or without UEFI.
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