This post tells how khổng lồ resolve "there was a problem resetting your PC no changes were made" error in Windows 10. In addition, we suggest backing up computer using professional backup software lớn bypass such kind of error when an accident occurs.

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Sometimes when you try to lớn reset Windows 10, you receive the following message:

"There was a problem resetting your PC. No changes were made."

The following picture shows the exact error:


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Case 1: If Windows 10 Is Still Bootable

Tip: We highly suggest backing up any important files saved on computer before you reset Windows 10, for changes you made on system may bring data loss. Our guide How to Back up Files will help you go through all the steps easily.

Solution 1: Fix by Using Command Prompt

Here are four groups of commands you can have a try. If one does not help you reset Windows 10, try another.


Step 1. Go lớn Start & run Command Prompt as Administrator.

Step 2. Type the command "sfc /scannow" and hit Enter, this will perform a system tệp tin check.

Step 3. When finished, type "exit" to exit Command Prompt.

Step 4. Reboot to reset your computer.


Step 1. Run Command Prompt as Administrator.

Step 2. Type the following commands and hit Enter key after each:

cd %windir%system32configren system system.001ren software software.001

Step 3. Type "exit" khổng lồ leave Command Prompt.

Step 4. Reboot Windows 10 và then reset your computer.


Step 1. At Windows Start menu, select Command Prompt (Admin).

Step 2. In the Command Prompt window, type the following commands in order and confirm each one with the Enter key:

reagentc /disablereagentc /enable

Step 3. Type "exit" khổng lồ leave Command Prompt.

Step 4. Restart Windows 10 and repeat the process of Windows 10 reset.


Step 1. Press Shift & Restart khổng lồ bring up Windows Recovery Environment screen.

Step 2. Please select "Troubleshoot", "Advanced options" and then "Command Prompt". (You may need khổng lồ choose an account and input the password khổng lồ continue with Command Prompt.)

Step 3. At command prompt window, run this command: wmic logicaldisk get deviceid,volumename,description

Step 4. At this time, you need to find out the system partition. In our case, it is E:

Step 5. Then type: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=E: /offwindir=E:Windows

Step 6. The process needs some time. When it finishes & reports "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations", type "exit" và continue lớn Windows 10.

Tip: If you do not know which one is the system partition, you can have a kiểm tra by running "dir driveletter" (example: dir E:) on each drive until you see Windows is included in that drive.)

Step 7. Back at the Troubleshoot page, select "Continue". After a reboot, you can try again reset your Windows 10. Hope "There was a problem resetting your PC" issue is solved already.

Usually, the above command lines are expected lớn bring you a smooth Windows 10 resetting. But if you still can"t reset PC Windows 10, do the followings to lớn go back to the earlier Windows state:

Solution 2. Restore Windows 10 Using System Restore Points

If you have enabled System Protection, it is a good trying restoring your system files lớn the previous state before you reset Windows 10.

Step 1. At Cortana tìm kiếm box, type "restore" and choose "Create a restore point" from the best match. Then in the new emerging System Properties window, click "System Restore".

Step 2. In the next System Restore window, click "Next".

Step 3. Now choose a system restore point và click "Next". You can also scan for affected programs before you continue.

Step 4. In the summary page, view the information carefully and click "Finish" lớn confirm that you want the restoration.

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Those are the solutions available for users whose Windows 10 is still accessible. What if the operating system cannot boot? Just keep reading.

Case 2: If Windows 10 Cannot Boot

Tip: We highly suggest recovering files saved on computer first before you reset Windows 10, for you may mistakenly remove everything during the progress. To vì this, read How khổng lồ Recover Data When PC Won"t Boot.

Solution 1: Windows 10 System Image Recovery

Note: This solution requires that you already have made Windows 10 system image backup & have Windows 10 installation media at hand.

Step 1. Boot your PC from Windows 10 installation disk. You might need lớn press a key lớn enter into BIOS for this setting.

Step 2. Wait for Windows lớn load installation files. When you see Windows setup window, select Language, time và currency, keyboard & then click "Next".

Step 3. Instead of going to lớn reinstall Windows 10, click the "Repair your computer" link.

Step 4. Choose Troubleshoot -> Advanced options -> System image recovery.

Step 5. Choose Windows 10 as the target operating system.

Step 6. Finally, you get the "Re-image your computer" window. Now you need khổng lồ select a system image backup version. It is recommended to use the latest available system image và then click "Next" khổng lồ go on. (Tip: you can also choose another system image by checking Select a system image -> backup location -> desired image backup.)

Step 7. In the next page, you can make some additional changes. For example, you can delete & reformat hard drives on this computer khổng lồ match the layout of the system image. If you have no extra setting, click "Next" lớn go on.

Step 8. Here comes the summary page. Please confirm the information of the selected system image backup as well as the drives khổng lồ restore. If nothing wrong, click "Finish".

Step 9. You will receive a message which reads "All data on the drives khổng lồ be restored will be replaced with the data in the system image. Are you sure you want to continue?" At this time, click "Yes". The restoring process will take some time, please wait patiently and do not turn off your computer during the process. When it finishes, the system will restart.

Solution 2. Reinstall Windows 10

If you still can"t reset PC Windows 10, the last trying we have to lớn say, is lớn reinstall Windows 10. Since your intention is lớn reset Windows 10, you can totally roll up your sleeves và start from scratch. But pay attention that this also brings data loss. So if you have something important saved on the C drive, you had better carry out data recovery first. We believe our post How lớn Recover Data When PC Won"t Boot will lead you through all the steps easily.

Simple tutorials for Windows 10 reinstallation:

Step 1. Boot your PC from Windows 10 installation media. (You might need lớn prepare for a Windows 10 installation truyền thông media in advance.)

Step 2. Select the language khổng lồ install, time và currency format, và input method. Then click "Install Now".

Step 3. Enter your license key or vày it later. Accept the license terms.

Step 4. Choose "Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)".

Step 5. Select the drive to lớn install Windows 10.

Step 6. Windows is installing. Just wait patiently. Later a few more clicks are required lớn finish the installation.

For detailed instructions, our guide How to Install Windows 10 will definitely lead you through all steps quickly.

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Back up Your PC Often to lớn Resist System Issues

In fact, no matter what system issues you encounter, restoring system to lớn a former state is a better choice than resetting your PC, provided that you have made the system image backups. Here we would like to recommend professional backup software khổng lồ help you easily vì the job, which is MiniTool ShadowMaker.

Why is it professional? MiniTool ShadowMaker is not only a system backup program, it is also capable of file/folder backup and disk/partition backup. Besides, it lets you choose full/incremental/differential backup methods as well as provides you with several backup schemes to manage disk space taken by the image files. In addition, with schedule backup plan, you can totally relax after making the settings. Press the button below khổng lồ get the 30-day không tính tiền trial edition or get a full version.

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A simple guide to lớn using this Windows backup software for system backup:

Step 1. Run MiniTool ShadowMaker. When you are asked lớn connect one computer, just choose "This Computer".

Step 2. You will come lớn the home page. Just navigate lớn the Backup. Here you can see that the system required partitions are selected by default. Since you can try to lớn image Windows 10, you vị not need to lớn make any changes.

Then click the Destination to lớn determine the location of the backup files or you may just keep the mặc định path. It is better lớn save system image files to an external hard drive.

Step 3. Back to the Backup page, click "Back up Now" to start the backup process. You can view the progress on Manage.

In addition khổng lồ imaging Windows 10, MiniTool ShadowMaker also enables khổng lồ clone hard drive quickly. Simply put, you need to lớn go to Tools, choose Clone Disk, choose the source disk, choose the target disk, và finally start the cloning process. Lớn get the details, you can read How khổng lồ Clone a Hard Drive khổng lồ SSD in Windows 10/8/7?

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The Bottom Line

We have listed some suggestions in this article to lớn help you overcome "There was a problem resetting your PC". You may just have a try on each one & we hope you never come to lớn the last solution. If you"ve come across other workarounds, các mục the troubleshooting steps in the bình luận section below. If you need any help when using MiniTool software, you can contact us by sending emails khổng lồ .