Reset registry to default in Windows 10 - How to restore windows registry to default in Windows 10 [Guide]

Reset registry to default in Windows 10 - How to restore windows registry to default in Windows 10,

that's what we gonna see in this post..

Most, of the time when we need to customize more, we need the help of registry and powershell.

Though, i advise you to create an backup of registry in windows 10 before changing registry.some of

us fail to do the task as its general human psychology, which will look for the key information,

forgetting the rest. So, if you had made the mistake and wish to repair windows 10 registry, then here

is your guide on how to do it..

Do we really need to restore registry ?

In Windows, there is an facility called Windows Registry Checker that will run every time when

your system starts.. It will automatically repairs your registry, if it finds any violation, so we don't

need to restore registry in windows 10. However, things won't work as expected so we need to

restore the registry manually sometime.. just follow the below steps to restore.

How to reset regedit to default in windows 10

1) Open Powershell

[ Helpful link : How to open powershell in Windows 10]

2) Type the following command and hit enter

scanreg /autorun
Reset registry to default in Windows 10 - How to restore windows registry to default in Windows 10 [Guide]




3) Windows will try to repair the registry when we run the above command.

4) if it couldn't perform the required operation, then run the following commands..

scanreg /fix

scanreg /restore

Sometimes, the above commands, won't work in normal mode so boot into your PC to safe mode and 

try the above steps..

Else, you need to reset the PC.

Open settings - > Update & Security - > Recovery -> Get started (under reset this PC) -> Keep my files - > Follow the onscreen instructions..

Note : Windows will take sometime to reset, it will display continue after reset, click it to enter into 

your PC again.

Hope it is helpful.

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