A whole night of laoding and nothing. My recovery partition was damaged for some reason; couldn't reinstall from it. Take those steps out and the restore takes 10 minutes and works! I think a fresh start would be good. However, after trying to use the recovery flash drive, the windows version was still 10586, not 10240. Your Surface comes with Windows recovery information that allows you to refresh your device or reset Surface to its factory condition. A user on Reddit shared this file and I also downloaded myself from Microsoft alternatively, so I could verify that his file is legit.
A blue screen with language selection options will appear. Recovering with restore point won't affect your personal data, but will remove the programs and drives installed after the point. I finally was able to get down to it but after a countless futile attempts. I think I need to do a re-install also as I've seemed to have lost my ethernet connection completely. Can not figure out how to get it back up and running without formating and do a clean install of everything.
Step 5: Enter your administrator account password, and tap on Continue. Do you have any suggestions? The right Surface Laptop To complete this guide, you'll need to be using a 1st generation Surface Laptop, as the Surface Laptop 2 did not come with Windows 10 S and as such, cannot be reinstalled on that device using official recovery media. But there are many important data on it that you do not want to lose. Pen setup and settings for type cover. Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 devices went on earlier this week and you can order it from the below links. Step 1: Download a recovery image for your Surface.
Microsoft has to restore your system. That would likely be the cleanest and most efficient method for recovery. But i want to make sure first. Make sure you backed up all your data first, as this process will remove all your apps, documents and settings. Make sure the drive has a size of 8 Gigabytes or more. It seemed fine on wifi. In case you have any issues wit the Surface, you need to use the built-in recovery tools.
Part 2: Restore Windows with system image backup Did the system on your device broke down or stop working? Open the web site: download recovery image for Surface, and sign in with your Microsoft account. Once your recovery image download has begun you will move to Step 3 for the instructions on how to create a Recovery Drive. Also to add a little more info to this issue. Here's how to do it. I have ordered a larger usb drive for the future.
Then choose to replace the files in the destination. A user on Reddit shared this file and I also downloaded myself from Microsoft alternatively, so I could verify that his file is legit. For whatever reason my recovery partition was corrupt likely in the Win10 upgrade. If you have not registered it yet you will be given the opportunity in this process. I too can't find a usb image to reinstall windows. Downloading the Surface Pro 4 recovery image from Microsoft is free, but there are a few steps you need to follow.
Just wanted to add that on case this is a hardware fault and no amount of reloading would fix the problem. Restarted yes shut down with 30 sec press on power button several times. We could refer to the following link to troubleshoot this issue. To do that, you're going to need your Surface Laptop serial number and some time to allow the download to complete. Don't think you copy over anything. First, sign in with your Microsoft Account that you used to register your Surface hardware with the support site.
Here is who you download those images and get them ready to use or have as a backup. This means that you can reinstall Windows 10 and then simply check for updates to complete setting up your device. You can find the 12-digit serial number on the bottom of your Surface Laptop. Tips: If you don't sign in with a Microsoft account, you won't see the download dialog. Step 4: Select your preferences, and follow the instructions to create an installation media. No pen paring step during the initial setup, nor the Surface logo in Computer Properties page. Just like in the past for previous Surface devices, Microsoft is now offering recovery images for the new Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 devices.
Step 2: When goes to Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot. Hi Oskar Kuus, When did the issue start to occur? Step 2: Choose Troubleshoot option, next select Advanced options, and then tap on System Image Recovery. The only way out of this would be to do a hard reboot. And yes, I noticed it includes Office 365 when I needed Office 2013. So, I got a Microsoft Surface 4 Pro the other day and one of the first things I did was to set up full disk encryption on the main drive. Here in this article will take my Surface Pro 4 as example to show you how to do a system restore on Windows 10. Make sure to keep a backup of your data at all times before proceeding.