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How to restore a Lenovo computer to factory settings

If your computer is acting weird recently it might caused by corrupted files or system has been infected by Malicious software. If you tried almost everything to set it correct and does not behave properly you might be thinking to just set it back to the default configuration.But how? Many people now are asking how they can restore their computer to "factory setting" to get rid of these issues. Even though they are aware that this operation will wipe out all files and installed application stored on their computer, they are still willing to proceed because this is their last resort. If you're now ready to perform the One Key Recovery please follow the steps below. Now before you proceed please make sure to back up all your files and data.

1. First, please save all your data to an external storage device or burn all important files to a disc.

2. Now turn off the computer completely.

3. Every Lenovo system has a recovery button. Most of the time it is located next to the power button. It is a small button that has an inverted arrow sign or arc sign. If you can't find one, try to look for a pin hole that has an inverted arrow sign.

4. Now that you know what and where the recovery button is, try to boot up the computer by pressing it once. ( don't use the power button just press the recovery button )

5. A windows loading a file will appear then you will be directed to the One Key recovery console.

6. Please wait until these options appeared, One key Anti-virus and One Key Recovery. Select One Key recovery.

7. After One Key Recovery has been selected please select "Restore system from the Initial back up".

8. Wait until the progress bar reaches 100%.

9. Click on finish, done and reboot.

10. System will boot up and it will give you the initial set up of the operating system. Please follow all the instructions and you should good for now. Once done you can reinstall again all your programs and applications.

Hope it helps.

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