Windows 10 reset stuck

Did a windows 10 reset keeping personal files and afterwards it hits 100% normally and when the circular loading icon pops up, it stays there forever, it's been about an hour and I still have the loading icon.

I've done windows reset before with no problem at all until now

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(NT) Do a restore from the backup you were advised to make.
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(NT) sorry. but how do I do that?
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You did make a backup of your files?

That is, on external HDD, discs,USB stick etc.

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I didn't.

I wasn't prompted to make a backup, and I've done a windows reset without one before.

I can boot W10 from a thumbdrive and reinstall if I need to, nothing super important on the computer, I was kinda relying on system restore.

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Every time I've installed 10, I've got the admonishment... make a backup before installing or upgrading. In any event,
when you've gotten your system back like you want it, I urge you to get yourself an external hard drive and a good 3rd party backup program. You can set it up to do everything automagically at the time and frequency of your choice. 1 TB external hard drives are about $50 these days and a really good FREE backup program is the Easeus Todo Backup Free. That can save you a lot of time and frustration the next time something like this happens. Sooner or later it happens to all computers for one reason or another.

Good luck.

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sage advice by wpgwpg.

If your previous Win 10 was activated, you could re-download it again.

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didn't install w10

I reset windows, and cost the option to keep personal files.

I just reinstalled from a thumbdrive.

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