Quick Guide: Toshiba Satellite Factory Reset Windows

Resetting Toshiba Satellite to factory is useful in some cases and get a quick guide on how to perform it then.


By Maggie Updated on May 10, 2023

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Why factory reset Toshiba Satellite 

Toshiba Satellite is a series of notebooks, launched in the 1990s, and offers high-performance computer solutions with an emphasis on lightweight design, durability and easy-to-carry.

This series not only offers excellent performance and features but also offers a variety of screen sizes and configuration options to suit different usage scenarios and needs. Over the past decades, this computer has been the top preference of business and personal users, with a wide user base.

Toshiba Satellite

Is there any possibility for you to get Toshiba satellite factory reset? There are several reasons you may meet to make such a decision:

☺Forget the password.
☺Try to speed up your computer.
☺Your laptop was unfortunately infected with virus or encountered malware attacks.
☺Wipe all data to avoid personal data leaking before selling or sending as a gift.

How to perform Toshiba Satellite factory reset

This part covers how to reset your Windows Toshiba laptop on different systems. You need to know the exact system of your laptop and select the suitable one. Notably, some third-party software, like AOMEI Backupper, can offer Toshiba factory reset with multiple system supports.

Factory reset Toshiba Satellite on Windows 7

Preinstalled recovery partition, a hidden partition allocated on the HDD/SSD for the system recovery option when you do Toshiba Satellite factory reset Windows 7. Now follow the guide to get Toshiba Satellite factory reset via this Toshiba satellite recovery key.

Step 1. Power off your laptop and then remove all the external peripherals like mouse and external hard drives. And make sure your device has been connected to the power source in case of power outrage.

Step 2. Hold down the 0 key on the laptop keyboard and keep pressing. At the same time click the power button to boot up the laptop. When you hear the laptop starts beeping, release the 0 key.

Step 3. In the popup warning window, click Yes in order to continue the process.

Step 4. Select the operating system (Windows 7) that applies to your Toshiba laptop.

Step 5. Click on Yes to confirm that you understand the outcome of Toshiba Satellite factory reset.

Startup Repair

Step 6. Select the Recovery of Factory Default Software option when you see the Toshiba Recovery Wizard screen. Then, click the Next button to continue.

Recovery of Factory Default Software

Step 7. Select Recover to out-of-box-state (System Recovery Options are Included) and then click the Next button to confirm and continue.

Recover to out of Box State


Factory reset Toshiba Satellite on Windows 8.1

Step 1. Open the Settings menu on Windows 8.1 and then choose the Update and recovery option.

Update and Recovery

Step 2. Click the Recovery option on the left. Then two options for Toshiba Satellite factory reset come out, then you need to choose one of them:

▪ Refresh your PC without affecting your files.
▪ Remove everything and install Windows.

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete Toshiba Satellite factory reset then.

Factory reset Toshiba Satellite on Windows 10

Step 1. Open up the Start menu, and search for Reset. Select the Reset this PC.

Step 2. In the next window, under the Reset this PC, heading at the top of the window, click Get started.

Reset This PC

Step 3. Then two options are offered for you in the next window, you can make your decisions between Keep my files or Remove everything, and then follow the prompts to finish resetting your Toshiba laptop.

Choose an Option

Once your reset has finished, continue following the on-screen prompts to set up your fresh installation of Windows 10. After this, a completely clean computer is left for you.

Reset Toshiba Satellite to factory settings via the best recovery tool

Another option for you to consider is to turn to a third-party software----AOMEI Backupper Standard,  a completely free solution you can have a try.

☞For compatibility, you can restore your system on Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista regardless of PC brand, and perform system recovery anytime you need.
☞For recovery, it offers multiple freedom for users to recover system, disk, partition and so on.
☞For other backup and clone feature,  it can serve as the best alternative to Dropbox to be a powerful backup helper; also, you can use it to WinPE disk clone if you need.

▪AOMEI Backupper system restore is based on AOMEI Backupper system backup, which means that you need to backup the original Toshiba system.
▪If you haven’t created a system image backup at the very beginning with AOMEI Backupper, you can create one based on another working system. Then, your recovered Toshiba Satellite will be a copy of the system you just backed-up.

Now download AOMEI Backupper and launch it. There is a specific system restore guide for you to follow.

Download Freeware Win 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP
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Step 1. In the left tab, select Restore and then click Select Task or Select Image file. Here, we take Select Task as an example.

Select Task

Step 2. Select your previous system backup image and click Next button to recover your system to the point in time when you first use the laptop.

Select Backup Image

Step 3. Choose to Restore the system backup and click Next.

Select Entire Backup or Partition

Step 4. In the operation page, preview the operation that will be executed. Then click Start Restore. Wait for the process to complete, and then click Finish.

Preview Restore

✍Note: If your system image is taken from another computer, you should choose universal restore ( you can enjoy this function in the advanced version) to ensure the system is bootable after recovery.


Now, I’m sure that you know how to get Toshiba Satellite factory reset on different systems. AOMEI Backupper is not only a powerful backup and cloning software, but also offers resourceful recovery options for almost all-kind Windows users, you can really have a try.

Maggie · Editor
Maggie is a technical editor from AOMEI and troubleshoots technical problems against data protection. She has received professional and systematic technical training. With a focus on user experience, security, and problem-solving, she always puts herself in the readers' shoes and provides them with valuable technical insights.