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Published: June 21, 2016 | Applies to:

In case if you can't reset or reinstall your Windows 10, download Refresh Windows tool to fix resetting problems, inside this article.

The Reset feature in Windows 10 helps you to either reinstall Windows without removing your files or by removing everything. You can checkout this article to read more about this feature in detail:

How To Reinstall Windows 10 Without Affecting Your Data

However, we have seen that sometimes resetting your system doesn’t works and possible fix to resolve this issue is discussed in this article:

There Was A Problem Resetting Your PC. No Changes Were Made

Download Refresh Windows Tool To Fix Resetting Problems In Windows 10

Now, Microsoft has released a new tool which is complete solution to problems occurring while you reset your Windows. The main advantage of using this tool is that you don’t require your recovery or installation media for resetting. Because this tool downloads a fresh copy of Windows 10 build directly from Microsoft, hence it doesn’t require any media to continue. Additionally, the downloaded Windows 10 build by Refresh Windows will be latest one, and hence you don’t need to waste your time in updating the newly installed copy.

The only requirement to use Refresh Windows tool efficiently is to have a strong, fast and stable Internet connection. Also, the tool is supported only on Windows 10 build 14342 or later. Here is how to get this running on your machine:

1. Download Refresh Windows tool using this link:


2. Double click on the downloaded RefreshWindows.exe file. After providing User Account Control (UAC) permissions, you’ll see following window:

Download Refresh Windows Tool To Fix Resetting Problems

Very similar to in-built Reset option, you can here choose if you want to keep your data or erase everything and make clean install. Click Install then.

3. Now, the tool will download copy of latest Windows 10 build. This will take time depending upon speed of your network connection. Once the build is downloaded, you can proceed to its installation.

Download Refresh Windows Tool To Fix Resetting Problems

Hope you find the tool useful!

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  • while downloading when my internet stop, is the downloading resume or not?

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ I guess it will resume download when your connection is restored. But can’t say anything after 24 hrs.

  • The program isn’t starting up….my computer recently got malware is it the virus stopping the the program from running or us it because I’m trying to run it on safe mode

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ The tool is supported only on Windows 10 build 14342 or later. Make sure you’ve later version installed.

  • Will the Windows 10 Licence be lost..?

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ Nope.

  • How am I supposed to install it if my computer cant Download?? -.-

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