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windows first use screen,  simple question

Last Modified: 2017-04-06
Hi Experts,  a simple question on something I forgot.

How do one get windows 10 to the first use screen again?

If you prep a new laptop,  on the first use, it will ask for country,  timezone,  etc
Now I'm prepping new laptops, once done I'll need to set it back to the first use screen, without losing installed app.
this will allow the client to create his own account. thanx
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Do a factory reset (Reset this PC)

Go to Settings > Update & security > Reset this PC > Get started and choose an option.

Source: https://support.microsoft.com/en-hk/help/12415/windows-10-recovery-options
Rajul RajInformation Security Officer

Hi Jackie

Please check his requirement

without losing installed app.
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I think what he need is , He need to use the first use screen ,also once the user got created the user has to get the complete app whatever he installed when the user logon

There is no such option unless the OS is Win 10 Professional and join to a domain network.

Apps are on a per user basis and not a per machine basis unless they are the legacy apps like the bundled apps from the OEM .

We cannot do what OEM can do unless we have a system builder (OEM) licence like LENOVO, DELL and HP.
aravind ancheWindows/Vmware

there is no such way


thanx for the comments, some of these tips are new.  
But,  it's no train smash,  the clients can continue with the new account.  

thanx lads

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