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How to Reset Samsung Laptop

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Whether you are experiencing minor problems that are interrupting your workflow, have noticed that the overall system has stopped responding promptly, or are simply needing a refresh for your device, what steps need to be taken to reset a Samsung laptop properly.

To reset a Samsung laptop, from the Start menu go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Update & Security’ > ‘Recovery’ > ‘Get Started’ > from here you will either choose the option to ‘Keep My Files’ or ‘Remove Everything’ depending on the stored information you wish to save on your device.

Samsung laptops are known for their affordability, long-lasting battery life, optimal designs to work smoothly and efficiently with users, and specs that rival many of the other top brands. Even with all of these advantages though, there are times when functions may need rebooting or minor issues need to be resolved without any invasive procedures. Therefore, if you are looking to reset your Samsung laptop, read on to see what this process looks like.

How to Reset Samsung Laptop

When things start to go awry on your Samsung laptop, you may be inclined to start spiraling with the fear your device is beyond repair unless taken to a professional. Although this scenario can happen, for most issues your device is experiencing, there is a simple solution that can get things up and running within a matter of minutes, avoiding the need to spend on repairs or be without your laptop for days on end: a reset.

To reset a Samsung laptop, from the Start menu go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Update & Security’ > ‘Recovery’ > ‘Get Started’ > from here you will either choose the option to ‘Keep My Files’ or ‘Remove Everything’ depending on the stored information you wish to save on your device.

How to Reset Samsung Laptop Battery

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Of course, when it comes to the overall operation of your Samsung laptop, the motherboard of your device must be running optimally in order for the device to run the various operations it is capable of. Even with the motherboard being the epicenter of function, the battery on your laptop is essential to powering its function, so when this piece goes down, it may feel as if all is lost. However, a reset may be just the fix.

To reset a Samsung laptop battery, close all running programs, disconnect the AC adaptor, restart the device and press F2 when you see the Samsung logo. From the BIOS configuration choose ‘Advanced’ > ‘Smart Battery Configuration’ and the battery will be discharged.

Once the process has completed (this can take up to 5 hours), reconnect the AC adaptor so the battery can recharge and you should be able to use the device once enough charge has completed.

How to Reset Samsung Laptop Password

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Resetting the password to your Samsung laptop is an important step to keeping your device secure and continually ensuring that the information within is protected. You may also be in need of a password change before you transfer your device to another owner, and if this is the case, read on to see how you can easily change your Samsung laptop password.

To reset a Samsung laptop password, from your Settings go to ‘Accounts’ > click on ‘Sign-In Options’ > ‘Password’ > ‘Change’ > then continue with the on-screen instructions to change the password and complete the reset.

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How to Reset HDD Password on Samsung Laptop

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The HDD, or hard disk drive, is where all data is stored on your Samsung laptop is stored, even when the device is turned off. With this being the case, the HDD is an area that many Samsung laptop owners want to keep highly protected and this can be done by setting up a password to enter into the HDD. However, if you are looking to reset the HDD password and change the current password to another, continue reading below to see how this can be done.

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To reset the HDD password on a Samsung laptop, restart your laptop and press ‘F2’ when you see the Samsung logo to enter BIOS. From here, select ‘HDD Password’ > ‘Enter’ > ‘HDD Master Password’ > ‘Enter’ > then follow the prompts to complete the change of password.

How to Reset Samsung Laptop BIOS

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The BIOS, or basic input/output system, is the system that works to run your Samsung laptop after it has been turned on. Without the running of BIOS, your device will not be able to completely power on and thus, various functions will be rendered useless. If you notice that the BIOS is not running properly and needs to be reset, how can this be done?

To reset a Samsung Laptop BIOS, restart your device and press the ‘F2’ key when you see the Samsung logo appear. From the BIOS setup screen click ‘F9’ to get into settings and click ‘Enter’ to complete the reset.

How to Reset Samsung Laptop BIOS Password

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Just as you can protect the HDD of your Samsung laptop with a password, you can also protect the BIOS within your device by creating a password to enter as well. If you have found that you have forgotten the password for BIOS entry or you are looking to change the password before you transfer your device to another owner, continue reading below to see what this process looks like.

To reset a Samsung laptop BIOS password, restart your device and when you see the Samsung logo hit ‘F2’ and from Settings go to ‘Security’ and from here, choose the password type that you wish to reset.

How to Reset Samsung Laptop Keyboard

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Of course, the keyboard on your Samsung is one of the most essential components to getting work, play, and everything else in between completed. Without the proper function of the keyboard, users are not able to access a multitude of various functions and their work is caused to be incredibly stagnant when certain operations stop working in this area. If you need to reset your Samsung laptop keyboard, how can this be done?

To reset a Samsung laptop keyboard, from the Device Manager open up ‘Keyboards’ then right-click on the keyboard that you are looking to complete a reset for. From here you will choose the option to ‘Uninstall Device’ and the laptop will restart to finish the reset process.

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How to Reset Samsung Laptop CMOS

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The CMOS is an acronym for the very long-winded term “complementary metal oxide semiconductor.” CMOS is actually the battery that works to power the BIOS of your Samsung laptop, making this a key player to getting things up and running on your device. If you notice that BIOS is not turning on and think that the CMOS may be the reason for such a problem, continue reading below to see how it can be reset.

To reset a Samsung Laptop CMOS, remove the main battery of your laptop by either disconnecting it from the outside or removing the internal battery. Once removed, press and hold the power button for 30 seconds, reconnect the battery, turn on the device, and CMOS will reset.

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To reset a Samsung laptop, from ‘Settings’ you will choose ‘Update & Security.’ Once you have entered this subsection, click ‘Recovery’ and select the option to ‘Get Started.’ You will then have the option to either ‘Keep My Files’ or ‘Remove Everything’ depending on what you would like to save.