By Lily / Last Updated September 10, 2019

Overview of Samsung Recovery Solution in Windows 10

If you own a Samsung laptop, you may be familiar with Samsung Recovery Solution. It is an application provided by Samsung which helps users backup their computer and restore it to a working state when problems occur. From Windows XP to Windows 7, the software has upgraded from Samsung Recovery Solution 3 to 5. In Windows 10, it is called Samsung Recovery. Following are the main features of Samsung Recovery:

  • Backup the current system or user data.

  • Restore the computer to the backed up state or factory default settings.

  • Create a factory state disk or create a disk copy so as to replace the current drive.

Now you know what Samsung Recovery Solution in Windows 10 is used for. Since many users choose to factory reset their Samsung laptop when they encounter stubborn malware or serious system errors, I’ll show you how to perform factory reset via Samsung Recovery in detail below.

How to factory reset a Samsung laptop in Windows 10 step by step?

Follow the guidance below to restore your Samsung laptop to factory default settings in Windows 10:

1. Boot your computer, click the Start button, and select Samsung Recovery.

Tips: If your computer fails to boot, press the F4 key several times before the Samsung logo appears. It will bring you Samsung Recovery automatically.

2. Select Computer factory reset from the initial menu screen.

Computer Factory Reset

3. Click Start factory reset. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery to its initial status.

Start Factory Reset

Notes:

  • Computer factory reset will delete all files and installed applications. Backup important data using the Back up Computer function or the Back up user data function (in the F4 mode) before running factory reset.

  • For computers running Windows 7, you can learn Samsung Windows 7 recovery from here.

Alternative way to perform Samsung laptop recovery

Although it is not difficult to recover a Samsung laptop via Samsung Recovery Solution, your laptop may not be equipped with the tool depending on your model. What’s more, users find Samsung laptop recovery not working sometimes. Therefore, it is necessary to install another backup and recovery utility on your Samsung laptop.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is highly recommended here. It is free to use and it supports all Windows PC operating systems including Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. It not only enables you to backup the system and user data, but also allows you to backup a specific disk or partition. It is suggested that you run scheduled backups for your computer, thus ensuring newly added or modified data are backed up.

Just download this freeware to have a try. After you have performed System Backup with AOMEI Backupper, you can follow the steps below to run system restore when your computer is in serious troubles:

Step 1. Launch AOMEI Backupper. Click “Restore” and then “Select Task”.

Select Task

Step 2. Select the system backup task from the list and click “Next”.

Select Backup Image

Step 3. Select “Restore this system backup” and click “Next”.

Restore This System Backup

Step 4. Confirm operations on the “Operation Summary” page and click on “Start Restore” button.

Preview Restore

Tips:

  • To boot your computer in case of boot failure, you can create bootable media with AOMEI Backupper.

  • If you want to restore the system image to another computer, you should check Universal Restore in Step 4, thus ensuring the system is bootable after recovery. You may upgrade to higher edition to enjoy this feature.

Verdict

You have learned a quick guide to Samsung Recovery Solution in Windows 10 in this article. To doubly secure your Samsung laptop, you can turn to AOMEI Backupper. It offers you all-around backup solutions with advanced options. Apart from the backup and restore functions, it owns the clone feature. You can use AOMEI Backupper to migrate OS to non Samsung SSD when you encounter the issue of Samsung Data Migration not working on non Samsung SSD. Try it out at once!