System hacks: without a full reset partial reset to restore Windows functionality

The function of resetting Windows 10 is not unfamiliar to everyone, but if you do not move to reset the system because of a certain aspect of the problem can not be solved, it seems to be a big deal. In fact, in addition to the overall “reset” of the Windows 10 system, many local aspects have their own reset method, when encountering a certain aspect of the problem can not be solved, we may first see if we can do a single reset of the function of that aspect to avoid the overall reset.

Don’t be afraid to forget the gesture to reset the picture password

Setting a picture password in Windows 10 is relatively complicated and it requires performing multiple gestures. Sometimes we may remember or forget the gesture password we set, and we can reset that password at that time.

Log in to Windows 10 with your account password, then click the Start button and select “Settings→Accounts”, then from the left side of the “Account” settings window, click Then click on “Login Options” from the left side of the “Account” settings window, in the “Login Options” list on the right pane, click on “Picture Password”, you will see the “Change “button, click it to reset the picture password (Figure 1).


When resetting the picture password, you will still need to enter your Windows 10 login and password.

●Confusing network settings multiple times? Reset the network settings

Sometimes we need to reset Wi-Fi in order to solve the Internet problem, which may cause multiple useless network configuration items in the system, and we do not know how to delete these items, which will cause confusion in the network configuration. If we encounter this situation, we can solve it by executing “Network Reset” (Figure 2).


Lock screen image not updating? Reset “Focus Lock Screen”

Windows 10 Focus Lock Screen is a useful wallpaper automation “taste” feature, if we encounter Focus Lock Screen images do not automatically update or any other related use problems, you can reset the Focus Lock Screen feature to solve.

If the system settings check of the lock screen does not find any problem, it can be solved by the following methods.

First, set the background option of “Lock screen” to “Windows” in the “Personalization” page of Windows “Settings”. Focus”. Then in Explorer, go to “%USERPROFILE%/AppDataLocalPackagesMicrosoft.Windows. Assets” and delete all the files in the Assets folder (Figure 3).


Then visit the “%USERPROFILE%/AppDataLocalPackagesMicrosoft.Windows.ContentDeliveryManager_cw5n1h2txyewySettings “DAT file and .LOCK file with .BAK suffix (Figure 4). Finally, set the background of the lock screen in “Settings” to “Windows Focus”.


●Printing error Reset the background printer

If you encounter printer inactivity (error code 30) in the process of using the printer, or print items stuck in the queue always show offline status can not work, then you can reset the printer to solve. The specific method is as follows.

Execute the command “net stop spooler” in the administrator command prompt window, then locate “C:WindowsSystem32SpoolPrinters” in Explorer. Select all and delete the files in this folder, and then go back to the command prompt window to execute the “net start spooler” command (Figure 5).


In addition, you can also stop the Print Spooler service in the Services window, then delete the files in the Printers folder mentioned above, and finally turn on the Print Spooler service again.

● Manual adjustment is difficult to restore Reset the default icon spacing on the desktop

Windows 10 desktop icon spacing supports multiple ways to adjust, but when we manually adjust it, if we feel unsatisfied, we can reset to the default distance using the following methods.


Go to the Registry Editor and locate [HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktopWindowMetrics] in order, then find IconSpacing in the right pane and double click on it to change its value data to -1125 (Figure 6). Note: The adjustment range for this numeric data is a value between -480 and -2730.

● Self-customization changed Reset Task Manager

The interface of Task Manager may change its style as users use it, so do we still need to reverse the settings when we want to go back to its original state? In fact, it is not practical to reverse the settings back, at this point just launch the Registry Editor, then locate [HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersion] in order, find the TaskManager item, right click and select “Delete” (Figure 7).


Exit the Registry Editor and restart Task Manager to get it back to its original state.

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