During your use of Windows 10 PC, you might need to reset it due to a variant of reasons. But, what if you are unable to do it? It is both annoying as well as problematic if you begin to update your device and it gets stuck in between. If you are also facing this situation, then worry not as you are not alone who is facing this issue. Many Windows users come across such queries according to which “Windows 10 reset stuck”.
This article includes some of the common solutions that you may try if your Windows 10 PC reset process gets stuck.
Note: this article is helpful when Windows 10 factory reset stuck at 1%, 24%, 62%, 64%, 66%, 88%, 99%, or at any other point.
Solutions to fix Windows 10 reset stuck
Solution 1: Wait and try again later
Quick tip: remove and reinsert the battery in your laptop if it is removable. At times, this easy trick helps to fix the issue.
Make sure you have enough patience to wait for the factory reset process to complete. The time taken by devices to carry forward this operation varies from PC to PC. If, after waiting for several hours, you still see the issue, then you may go to the next solution. It may take more than the expected time to get completed. Hence, you might need to leave the PC turned on throughout the night and hopefully the reset will complete.
Solution 2: disable-enable your Internet connection
An unstable internet connection or a non-wired internet connection is the cause of the most of such problems. Hence, for installing any updates or for resetting your PC, one should run his device on a stable internet connection. Make sure to use a wired connection as it gives a high speed as compared to the non-wired one. Also, you can turn it off and then turn it on again.
Fix resetting this pc stuck on the bios screen
In such a scenario, you need to change the ‘BIOS’ settings of your device or disable the Secure Boot program. Else, you may also try to enable ‘Legacy Boot’ or ‘CSM Boot’, if it available. If nothing helps, try setting your boot disc or USB as the first boot device. Once you change these settings, save them and then try to reset your device once again.
Reinstall Windows if the reset stuck on the spinning circle
In case the Windows 10 factory reset stuck on the spinning circle and none of the solutions given above worked, then you may need to reinstall Windows 10 again. Before that, create a backup of your files and then follow the steps given below:
- First of all, you need to connect the installation media to your PC and then boot it.
- Now select your installation language and click ‘Next’.
- Then, click on the ‘Install now’ button to continue.
- After that, enter your product number.
- Furthermore, you need to accept the terms of service and select ‘Next’.
- Then, select the type of installation and follow some more prompts to reinstall Windows.
- Select the installation location and click ‘Next’.
With this, the problem should be completely resolved. If you still see the problem, try different solutions, and also try to find out the cause of the error.