Recovering your system
Using recovery options on your Notebook PC allows you to restore the
system to its original state or simply refresh its settings to help improve
• Backup all your data files before doing any recovery option on your
• Note down important customized settings such as network settings,
user names, and passwords to avoid data loss.
• Ensure that your Notebook PC is plugged in to a power source before
resetting your system.
Windows® 10 allows you to do any of the following recovery options:
Keep my files - This option allows you refresh your Notebook
PC without affecting personal files (photos, music, videos,
Using this option, you can restore your Notebook PC to its default
settings and delete other installed apps.
Remove everything - This option resets your Notebook PC to
its factory settings. You must backup your data before doing this
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Go back to an earlier build - This option allows you to go back
to an earlier build. Use this option if this build is not working for
Advanced startup - Using this option allows you to perform
other advanced recovery options on your Notebook PC such as:
Using a USB drive, network connection or Windows recovery
DVD to startup your Notebook PC.
Troubleshoot to enable any of these advanced
recovery options: System Restore, System Image Recovery,
Startup Repair, Command Prompt, UEFI Firmware Settings,
and Startup Settings.