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Summary

When the NEC laptop gets wrong, except using the traditional disc to format, we can try the other convenient solutions. In this essay, we will offer some solutions to formatting NEC laptop.



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Part 1: About Formatting PC

If the NEC laptop is attacked by virus or the operating system is corrupted, many people prefer to format the laptop, namely factory reset it.

Here are pros and cons of formatting PC:

Pros:

Delete useless information
Speed up the operating system to process data
Stabilize the system
Remove virus

Cons:

Erase all data
Reinstall personal apps
Reset network connection
Make the system vulnerable and need to update the anti-virus software

Remember to back up all files if you are going to format the computer!
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Part 2: Transfer Important Data

Before formatting the NEC laptop, you should transfer all files to another place. Unluckily, if Windows is not bootable, Renee Passnow can shoot this trouble. This software can not only quickly transfer data from a disk/partition to another disk but also recover lost data from the corrupted system.

1. Recover data from the corrupted system

① Download and install Renee Passnow on a well-performing computer.
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② Run this software and use a USB/CD/DVD to create a boot drive.
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③ Run this software and use a USB/CD/DVD to create a boot drive.

After booting the target computer, enter BIOS to change the boot order. Move CD-ROM or Removable Devices to the top. If you don’t understand this step, click here to learn about how to boot from USB/CD.

steps to change the boot order in BIOS
④ As the computer successfully boots from the boot drive, launch Renee Passnow and select the function [Undeleter].
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⑤ Click [Whole Disk Scan] and select the target disk. As the scan is finished, select the lost data to recover. Finally, reboot the computer.
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recovering from disk in undeleter disk scan

2. Transfer data

① Launch Renee PassNow and create a boot drive.
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② Connect this drive to the target computer and set it to boot from this drive.
steps to change the boot order in BIOS
③ As the computer is booted, select the function [Data Transfer] on Renee PassNow.
data transfer function in Renee Passnow
④ Select the source and the destination, and then drag the folders to the target disk freely.
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Next, les’s go and see three approaches on formatting the NEC laptop!

Part 3: Format NEC Laptop

Method 1: Factory Image Restore

① Boot the target computer. In the log-in screen, press the Shift key and the power button at the same time, and then select [Restart].
press shift key and the power button to enter the safe mode
② After entering into the recovery environment, select [Troubleshoot] > [Factory Image Restore].
Dell laptop factory image restore
③ Follow the prompts to select the options and begin restoring the system.

Method 2: Windows Recovery

① Press [Win+I] to open Windows Settings. Then, select [Update & Security].
press the keys win+i
select update and security in windows settings
② At the left side, select the tab [Recovery]; click the button [Get started] under the section [Reset this PC].
Reset to format PC or nec laptop in Windows 10
③ Then, decide whether all files are removed in this process. If you still want to keep them but remove apps and settings, select the option [Keep my files]. Or, select another option [Remove everything].
Remove everything in Windows 10
④ Then, you need to confirm the apps that are to be removed and click [Next]. After that, follow the prompts to format the NEC laptop and reboot the computer.
reset this pc and remove apps

Method 3: Reset Unbootable PC

This method is applied to the completely corrupted and inaccessible Windows.

① If the Windows system cannot get started twice, it will automatically enter into Windows Recovery Environment.

select troubleshoot in windows safe mode
② Select [Troubleshoot] > [Reset this PC].
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③ Select [Keep my files] or [Remove everything]. If you select the latter option, please ensure all files have been backed up. Next, we will show the following steps of this option.
reset PC to remove everything
④ After clicking [Remove everything], select [All drives] > [Just remove my files]. If you select the next option [Erase all drives], you have to wait for a long time.
remove all files and settings on this pc
⑤ Finally, click [Reset] and then wait for 30 to 60 minutes. During this process, the computer will get started several times. Just go through the on-screen instructions to format the NEC laptop.
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