How to Restore and Reset Windows 8 Tablet to Factory Settings

Guide written below will let you help to know the process to restore or reset Windows 8 tablet to Factory settings, incase you require to do so. Now, continue reading after the break to find the process to restore and reset Windows 8 to factory settings on your tablet.

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Restore and Reset Windows 8 to Factory Settings

Step-1

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Invoke Windows 8 Charm bar just by moving the mouse to upper right corner of screen of your tablet or press “Win” + “C” keys combination and click on “Settings” charm

Step-2

Tap on “Change PC settings” button

Step-3

Select “General” from left panel and in right panel scroll down to the options “Refresh your PC without affecting your files” and “Remove everything and reinstall Windows”

Now, it depends on your choice which of the option you want to choose according to your requirement. “Refresh your PC without affecting your files” will reset Windows 8 with its default configurations and your data on tablet will also be available later, whereas “Remove everything and reinstall Windows” is actually to reset Windows 8 to factory settings.

Note: Windows 8 restore and refresh options just work if you have an active Windows 8 recovery partition on your device, otherwise these processes require Windows 8 installation media to proceed.

See also:

How to Disable Lock Screen in Windows 8
Disable Automatic Screen Sharing in Skype for Windows 8
How to Use Picture Password in Windows 8 and Surface RT
How to Update Windows and Apps on Surface RT
How to Run Windows XP in Windows 8
How to Change Logon and Logoff Sounds in Windows 8
How to Change the Save File Interval in Windows 8
How to Make Windows 8 Bootable USB
How to Dual Boot Windows 8 and Windows 7

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