Windows 10: Factory Resetting Windows 10

  1.    28 Nov 2015 #1

    Factory Resetting Windows 10


    Alright so i've had this laptop for a few years and have had adjustments to it. I bought it windows 8 and have constantly been updating it - to 8.1 and 10. I feel like I need to just reset it to factory settings. I am wondering if it would reset to windows 10 or back to 8. If it goes back to 8 is it possible for me to get the free upgrade again.

    Secondly - Is there a way to partition my harddrive so that i can keep some important files on it that i need to transfer after the factory reset without anything on the partition being cleared. If so, could i please get a tutorial or method of doing so.

    Thanks,
    Brad
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  2.    28 Nov 2015 #2

    I have an Asus Vivoboook S550CM
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       28 Nov 2015 #3

    BradNunchr said: View Post
    Alright so i've had this laptop for a few years and have had adjustments to it. I bought it windows 8 and have constantly been updating it - to 8.1 and 10. I feel like I need to just reset it to factory settings. I am wondering if it would reset to windows 10 or back to 8. If it goes back to 8 is it possible for me to get the free upgrade again.

    Secondly - Is there a way to partition my harddrive so that i can keep some important files on it that i need to transfer after the factory reset without anything on the partition being cleared. If so, could i please get a tutorial or method of doing so.

    Thanks,
    Brad
    Try reading this tutorial. See if this helps you.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade[2]=Installation and Setup
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