- You can factory reset an HP laptop using Windows Settings to revert the laptop to its original state.
- You can choose whether you want the reset to wipe out all personal files or only to reset Windows itself.
- If you can’t boot your HP laptop, you can also reset it using Windows Recovery in Safe Mode.
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You won’t need to factory reset your HP laptop often, but it’s a good thing to do when you plan to sell or give away your laptop, or when you have especially difficult technical problems.