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How To Reimage A Windows PC (Windows 8 & 10)

Introduction

Your computer is running much slowly than it usually does and you seem to not know what is wrong with it. When you run some applications on it, smooth operation of the program seems elusive. Your OS seem to take forever to load even the system software that should be solid isn't any longer. Generally, you seem to not be getting any action from your PC. You should consider reimaging your.

Reimaging simply means resetting the Operating System of your PC. The operating system is removed and then reinstalled freshly. This is accompanied by the loss of all the software previously installed on the it. As a matter of fact, you should create a backup of important files you cannot lose on a separate drive. Once done correctly, you'll get the same action from the PC as if it were new. In this article, we'll be taking you through the steps to take to successfully reimage your PC make sure to follow our advice to get an excellent result.

1 Reimaging Your PC

  1. Head over to the Windows logo (formerly 'Start' button) located in the bottom-left corner of your computer screen enter 'Reset This PC' in the search bar.windows start button
  2. Go to the ‘Recovery’ tab on the left side of the screen.settings panel
  3. Under the ‘Reset this PC’ heading, click on the ‘Get Started’ button.settings panel
  4. On the ensuing pop-up window, right-click ‘Remove everything’.settings panel
  5. On the next page, right-click 'Remove files and clean the drive'. This would delete all the contents of your PC's hard-drive and then reinstall the Windows 8/10 on it. Note that the contents of the hard-drive will not be recoverable, neither can you roll-back to a previous version of the operating system you installed.settings panel
  6. Click the 'Reset' tab on the next page. Your PC would shortly then begin resetting or reimaging itself.setting panel
  7. Sit back and wait while it finishes the resetting process. Depending on your drive size and the processor speed of the computer, the process may take a few hours to complete. Plug your computer to avoid disrupting the process.setings panel
  8. Once your computer is done resetting, you'll see a "Continue" option. Click it to get to the Windows setup page.setting panel
  9. Choose the options most appropriate on the set-up page, such as the language you’d like to install, time and currency format, and the keyboard layout of your computer. You’ll also be required to perform other set-up functions.settings panel
  10. Voila! You are done!

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Your computer is running much slowly than it usually does and you seem to not know what is wrong with it. When you run some applications on it, smooth operation of the program seems elusive. Your OS seem to take forever to load even the system software that should be solid isn't any longer. Generally, you seem to not be getting any action from your PC. You should consider reimaging your.

Reimaging simply means resetting the Operating System of your PC. The operating system is removed and then reinstalled freshly. This is accompanied by the loss of all the software previously installed on the it. As a matter of fact, you should create a backup of important files you cannot lose on a separate drive. Once done correctly, you'll get the same action from the PC as if it were new. In this article, we'll be taking you through the steps to take to successfully reimage your PC make sure to follow our advice to get an excellent result.

  1. Head over to the Windows logo (formerly 'Start' button) located in the bottom-left corner of your computer screen enter 'Reset This PC' in the search bar.windows start button
  2. Go to the ‘Recovery’ tab on the left side of the screen.settings panel
  3. Under the ‘Reset this PC’ heading, click on the ‘Get Started’ button.settings panel
  4. On the ensuing pop-up window, right-click ‘Remove everything’.settings panel
  5. On the next page, right-click 'Remove files and clean the drive'. This would delete all the contents of your PC's hard-drive and then reinstall the Windows 8/10 on it. Note that the contents of the hard-drive will not be recoverable, neither can you roll-back to a previous version of the operating system you installed.settings panel
  6. Click the 'Reset' tab on the next page. Your PC would shortly then begin resetting or reimaging itself.setting panel
  7. Sit back and wait while it finishes the resetting process. Depending on your drive size and the processor speed of the computer, the process may take a few hours to complete. Plug your computer to avoid disrupting the process.setings panel
  8. Once your computer is done resetting, you'll see a "Continue" option. Click it to get to the Windows setup page.setting panel
  9. Choose the options most appropriate on the set-up page, such as the language you’d like to install, time and currency format, and the keyboard layout of your computer. You’ll also be required to perform other set-up functions.settings panel
  10. Voila! You are done!