[SOLVED] Factory Reset Suggestions

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Hi, I'm having a big issue with my windows time being wrong, I have about 4 threads to try and help me and nobody could come up with anything that worked so let's not focus on that, I'm going to try and restart the computer fully in hope to make it go away, the problem is that I have already done a factory reset a few months ago and it didn't fix the time issue so what I'm asking is that if there are ways to make sure that everything gets reset, something even more thorough that doesn't damage anything, or is the factory reset the most effective thing to do?
 

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Save your personal data to some other drive, and do a FULL wipe and reinstall.
OS, applications, driers, everything.

Not just a "reset".

 

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Save your personal data to some other drive, and do a FULL wipe and reinstall.
OS, applications, driers, everything.

Not just a "reset".

 

Al3xDG

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Oh ok, so how would I do the thing you are on about because what I did was to get into the advanced startup, then select clean everything including personal files. Whats this other way?
 

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Ok, well I'm also on a thread with another guy who suggested to do an MS Media Format and reinstall, tell me if its the same thing or not and which one is better, yours or his, please
 

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Ok, well I'm also on a thread with another guy who suggested to do an MS Media Format and reinstall, tell me if its the same thing or not and which one is better, yours or his, please
The link above details how to create your own USB, with the MediaCreation tool from Microsoft.
You boot from that and do a full wipe and reinstall.
 

Al3xDG

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Could you please answer if what the other person is suggesting the same thing as you are, I'm not talking about the link
 

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Ah, thank you so much, that cleared it up well. Ok well, I've read the whole article and will get right to it. Thanks for all the help, have a good one!
 

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Just how much is the difference between your Windows clock and the time you think it should be?

If it's only the our which is wrong, it could be because your set is in the wrong time zone.

It's a minor issue and hardly all the messing around to reinstall Windows.
 

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Just how much is the difference between your Windows clock and the time you think it should be?

If it's only the our which is wrong, it could be because your set is in the wrong time zone.

It's a minor issue and hardly all the messing around to reinstall Windows.
Based on his previous thread and comments, that system needs a full wipe and reinstall anyway.
https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/windows-time-is-very-broken-tried-everything.3594099/#post-21689365
 

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