Windows 10: Boot Loop after Windows 10 Reset

  1. Ineffective's Avatar
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 / Elementary OS
       05 May 2017 #1

    Boot Loop after Windows 10 Reset

    Hi guys, I've created an another disk partition and copy the files I don' want to lose. Then using the Windows' Reset thing, I chose complete reset. (I don't know it's name is exactly complete reset, I use windows in another language, but I guess you got what i meant). And I chose to erase only the disk partition with the Windows 10.

    While it's installing the Windows again, it stuck for a wile. Then started to loop. I searched for a while, and I know that I should create a bootable usb drive. But my computer came with Windows 10, and I don't know the Windows' serial number. If I download the Windows 10 image from Microsoft and try to install Windows from that image, will I lose my original serial number?

    Bytheway, I have a partition which has a Linux installation. (I'm using it right now) So I have access to disk partitions, so if is there anything I can do manually, I can give it a try.

    Not a native speaker, so I hope I described clearly.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    05 May 2017 #2

    Once Win10 has been installed there should be no need to enter any serial number. Activation is via MS's servers, provided you use your MS live id.

    This is how to reset Win 10
    Reset Windows 10 - Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials

    Is that what you did?

    Assuming you now plan to do a clean install, see:
    Clean Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials

    Be careful not to lose partitions you want to keep.

    Note: if your PC came with the Anniversary Build of Win 10, what you now download will be the new Creator's Upgrade build, so you may notice some changes.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    05 May 2017 #3

    dalchina said: View Post
    Once Win10 has been installed there should be no need to enter any serial number. Activation is via MS's servers, provided you use your MS live id.
    There is no requirement for the "MS live id." If the same version of Windows 10 is reinstalled on the same computer, the activation is based upon the computer's hardware ID, not the user's ID.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
Help please , My Miix 3- 1030 tablet with the folio keyboard is stuck in a boot loop , after I tried to reset windows 10 home edition , I also have a external DVD rom drive with windows 10 ISO Basically what is happening , it got to 53 percent...
Endless boot loop after reset in Installation and Upgrade
Ok so basically, after successfully installing windows 10 from windows 7, I decided to clean my hard drive and reset windows because I deleted my "edge" and thus my apps were not working. The problem then started, the reset went fine until it...
So today, I have decided to reset my pc and it just got stuck in a nonstop start up loop. When I was resetting my PC to it's default settings, it stopped in the middle of the reset and gave me a message saying "Error: No changes has been made" or...
Earlier this afternoon I decided to reset Windows 10 as I had a problem with BSOD BAD_POOL_CALLING over and over again. I booted in Safe Mode, went to Advanced Options and so on. It wasn't a factory-new reset, just the one that removes all files,...
PC worked great day one of my upgrade; games were running way better and I was happy with 10. However, last night I put the PC to sleep; when I woke up, I noticed PC on so I powered the monitor and the tool bar on the bottom left (cortana, windows...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:23.
Find Us