How to Factory Reset Asus Laptop in 7 Steps

Sometimes laptops malfunction and fail. So if you are wondering how to factory reset an Asus laptop, then you have come to the right place.

The trick is to backup all your data first so when you go for the factory reset, you don’t lose any valuable files. After you do this then you are ready to follow the steps below.

So let’s dive right in.

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How to Factory Reset Asus Laptop

The first method is the best way to reset your Asus laptop back to factory settings, I will go over additional methods below in case you can’t login.

Make sure to keep your laptop plugged in while windows goes through the factory reset process as it can take some time.

Method 1: Factory Reset

  • Back up any important data on a cloud storage service or an external hard drive.
  • Restart your Asus laptop
  • Press the F9 key when the backlit panel lights up. You will see a “please wait” message if you did this correctly.
  • After 10-30 seconds you will now be in the troubleshooting menu.
  • Click on troubleshoot.
  • Click on Reset your PC and press Next
  • Click fully clean the drive and do not close your laptop while in process.

Method 2: Factory Reset Without Login

  • Restart your Asus laptop from the Windows 10 login screen
  • Press the F9 key when the backlit panel lights up. You will see a “please wait” message if you did this correctly.
  • After 10-30 seconds you will now be in the troubleshooting menu.
  • Click on troubleshoot.
  • Click on Reset your PC and press Next
  • Click fully clean the drive and do not close your laptop while in process.

Method 3: Factory Reset From Windows Settings

  • Back up any important data on a cloud storage service or an external hard drive.
  • Click Start
  • Search Reset this PC and hit enter
  • Click Get started under Reset this PC
  • Choose either Keep my files or Remove everything. (the latter will remove all files so make sure you backup before doing this.)

Conclusion

I recommend everyone to try factory resetting their Asus laptop at least once in it’s lifetime. It will improve your laptop’s performance and will also fix any malfunctioning issues you might get over time.

By now you should know exactly what to do to factory reset your Asus laptop and which method would be best for your situation.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why Should You Factory Reset Asus Laptop?

Factory resetting your ASUS laptop will give you a performance boost, clean your drives, fix any operating system bugs and remove any driver problems.

How do I completely factory reset my laptop?

Restart your laptop > Press F9 > Click Troubleshoot > Click Reset your PC > Click fully clean the drive.

By clicking fully clean the drive, you will completely factory reset your laptop.

How do I factory reset my ASUS laptop Windows 10?

Restart your laptop > Press F9 > Click Troubleshoot > Click Reset your PC > Click fully clean the drive.

How do I factory reset my ASUS laptop without f9?

Alternatively, you can press the ”F11” or ”F12” key when you see the keyboard light up when you are restarting your Asus laptop.

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Grayson
Grayson is a laptop specialist who writes informational articles and reviews about all kinds of laptops.