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Go to "Start", select the "Power" button, and then select "Restart".
Restart (reboot) your PC - Microsoft Support
Restart (reboot) your PC. Windows 10. Go to Start , select the Power button, and then select Restart.
Give your PC a Fresh Start - Microsoft Support
Give your PC a Fresh Start. Windows 10. Resetting your PC lets you perform a clean reinstallation and update of Windows while keeping your personal data and most Windows settings intact. In some cases, a clean installation may improve your device's performance, security, browsing experience, and battery life. Windows 11 Windows 10.
How to perform a clean boot in Windows - Microsoft Support
Close Task Manager. On the Startup tab of System Configuration, select OK. When you restart the computer, it will be in a clean boot environment. Follow troubleshooting steps to install, uninstall, or run your application. Your computer might temporarily lose some functionality while in a clean boot environment.
Advanced startup options (including safe mode) - Microsoft Support
Click the Start button , click the arrow next to the Shut Down button (or the arrow next to the Lock button), and then click Restart. Do one of the following: If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts.
Start your PC in safe mode in Windows - Microsoft Support
On the Windows sign-in screen, press and hold the Shift key while you select Power > Restart . After your PC restarts to the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart .
Shut down, sleep, or hibernate your PC - Microsoft Support
Note: If devices connected to your PC (like monitors, printers, or scanners) aren't working properly after waking up from sleep or hibernate, you might need to disconnect and reconnect your device or restart your PC. You should also make sure that you have the most current drivers for all of your devices.
Windows Startup Settings (including safe mode) - Microsoft Support
If you don't see Startup Settings, tap or click Advanced options, and then tap or click Startup Settings. Tap or click Restart, and then wait while your computer restarts. On the Startup Settings screen, choose an option. Sign in to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights.
Recovery options in Windows - Microsoft Support
Press Windows logo key + L to get to the sign-in screen, and then restart your PC by pressing the Shift key while you select the Power button > Restart in the lower-right corner of the screen. Your PC will restart in the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) environment.