Reset Windows 10 without losing apps and programs?

The Reset this PC option in Windows 10 is useful when all troubleshooting doesn’t fix a problem in Windows 10. By resetting, you can reset Windows 10 to its default settings.

You can access the Reset this PC option by going to the Settings> Update & Security> Reset page. When you start Reset this PC, the tool displays a screen where you must select whether to keep your personal files or delete everything. The screen also clearly says that the apps cannot be saved.

Reset Windows 10 without losing apps and programs?

Now, many users often email us asking if it is possible to keep applications while restarting Windows 10. The answer is no. Windows 10 does not allow you to keep installed applications and programs during the restore operation. This means that all installed applications and programs will be removed. Only the apps and programs that came with your Windows 10 PC or the apps and programs received when you do a clean install of Windows 10 will be saved.

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Alternative solution to reset Windows 10 without losing apps and programs?

Yes, there is an alternative solution. If you are looking to reset Windows 10, in order to troubleshoot a problem, you may consider repairing your Windows 10 installation instead of restoring it. When you repair your Windows 10 installation, your personal data, installed applications and programs will be preserved. More importantly, this will also fix your Windows 10 problems. Check out our guide on how to repair your Windows 10 installation without losing apps and data for detailed instructions.

Repairing Windows 10 installation is almost the same as resetting Windows 10, but without removing apps, personal files, and settings. It’s just that you will need a bootable Windows 10 installation media to repair your Windows 10 installation. If you don’t have the installation media, download Windows 10 from Microsoft and then create a bootable USB with the Rufus software. However, keep in mind that your Windows 10 installation will update to the latest version of Windows 10 (if the boot device contains the latest version) if you were using an older version of Windows 10.

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The other possible workaround is to create a Windows 10 image backup after installing your favorite programs and applications and then restore Windows 10 using the image backup when you need to restore Windows 10.

By the way, before restoring, try restoring Windows 10 to an earlier date. It could solve the problem!

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