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How to recovery Windows 10 with or without installation disc
  • A quick Windows 10 recovery using Reset this PC.
    You must have a Windows 10 recovery partition.
    Check a recovery partition
  • When you don't have a recovery partition, you have to use an installation disc, that you can create yourself.
    Download .ISO file from Microsoft.
    download .ISO file
    or recovery Windows 10 without installation disc or recovery partition using Restore by date restore.

1. How to recovery Windows 10 without installation disc or recovery partition
  • No disc and Windows 10 is loaded.
    Use a recovery option - Restore
2. How to recovery Windows 10 with installation disc or recovery partition
  • Windows 10 is loading and you are having a recovery partition (check a partition) or an installation disc.
    Use a recovery option - Reset
  • Windows 10 is not loading and you are having a recovery partition or disc
    Windows 10 recovery using a recovery partition or an installation disc - begin
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Recovery Windows 10

How to recovery Windows 10 without disc - option Restore or with disc - option Reset.


1. An option - Reset - Windows 10 recovery

For option Reset you can also use an installation disc or USB Flash Drive of Windows 10.
download Windows 10 and create USB Flash Drive
download Windows 10 and create an installation disc
How to check a recovery partition - press WindowsLogo+X, then Windows PowerShell (Admin) - Yes. On the Administrator: Windows PowerShell screen type reagentc /info and press Enter. When on the opened screen you see:
status: enable, location: (link) ir recovery image index: 0,
then you have a recovery partition:

Recovery partition

When PC is loading Windows 10 - option Reset (Keep my files or Remove everything)
Select one of choices:

  • Keep my files
  • Remove everything.

In the search box Type here to search near Start button type reset and press Enter.

Windows 10 recovery
on the Recovery screen press Get started below Reset this PC , Windows 10 recovery
on the Choose an option screen
select one of choices:
Keep my files
Remove everything,
Windows 10 recovery

When you see a message - insert a Windows 10 install disc, then you don't have a recovery partition and you mus insert a Windows 10 install disc (how to create an install disc).

The selected process - Keep my files or Remove everything will continue , see below:

1.1 Reset your PC (Keep my files) - Reinstalls Windows 10 and keeps your personal files:
When you have selected an option Reset your PC (Keep my files), then you see a message, that installed apps and drivers will be removed, press Next, then press Reset. On the screen you see Restarting.
Prepairing Windows, Don't turn off computer.
The computer is restarting.
On the screen you see Prepairing, then Reset your PC (0-100%).
After (25-30m) PC will be restarted. On the screen you see Preparing, then Getting devices ready (0-100%) and Getting ready.
PC is restarting.

1.2 Reset (Remove everything):
When you have selected Reset your PC, then you see on the screen a message Do you want to fully clean your drive.
Now you can choose one of choices:
1. Just remove my files (quick);
2. Fully clean the drive (full).
Choose Just remove my files. When you see a message Ready to reset your PC, then click Reset. On the screen you see Restarting, then Configuring (0-100%). Do not turn off your computer. PC is restarting. On the screen you see Preparing, then Resetting your PC (0-100%). PC will be restarted any times. Nieko nespaudžiame. Accept a license. Type a name of PC and click Next, On the Wireless screen choose your wireless network,
else click Connect a wireless network later.
Warning: when you didn't see your WI-FI network, then your Windows 10 installation disc didn't have a WI-FI driver.
If your wireless network is choiced, then click Connect, type WI-FI password, then click Connect - Use express settings. On the Sign in to your PC screen you can type your email address and click Next or Sign in without a Microsoft account - Local account - Finish.

2. An option - System Restore - Windows 10 recovery

Windows 10 is loaded - Restore Windows 10 by date when PC is worked well.
In the search box Type here to search type recovery and press Enter.

Windows 10 recovery
on the Recovery screen click Open System Restore, Windows 10 recovery

on the Recovery screen click Next,
on the Recovery screen select a restore point by date,
then Next - Finish.

3. How to create partitions after Windows 10 installing

Backup a data.
Defragment a Hard Drve. Then press WindowsLogo+X, then Disc Management. On the right of the screen Disc Management right-click Local Disk (С:), then click Shrink Volume - Shrink.

How to create partitions after Windows 10 installing
How to create partitions after Windows 10 installing

3.1 How to create a Windows 10 recovery disc

CD/DVD is inserted.
Press WindowsLogo+X, then Control Panel - System and Security - Security and Maintenance - Recovery - Create a recovery drive - Yes - Next, on the Recovery drive screen check Back up system files to the recovery drive, then click Next ...

3.2 Windows 10 recovery using Windows 10 recovery media

Insert a recovery drive and restart PC or start PC.
Boot PC from DVD - when PC is starting press any key to start the computer, select a language,
then click Next - Repair your computer - See advanced repair options - Troubleshoot, then choose Keep files ior Remove everything. more