Question about Toshiba Tecra 8000 Notebook
When i press the reset button it restarts the computer but everything is the same, all the desktop icons are still there, nothing has changed. I need to know how to reset the whole computer.
Do you mean like bringing the computer to the (OOB) out of the box state?
If yes you need to know if your notebook came with a recovery cd or HDD partition
you can visit pcsupport.toshiba.com
You need to have your product number.
Posted on Sep 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Double-click the "System" icon. Choose the "Device Manager" tab. Press the "+" next to "Display Adapters" to view installed display adapters. Highlight the adapter listed and click "Remove" then "OK." Close all open windows and restart the computer.
Press the "F1" key at the blue HP screen. Enter set-up and press "F5" and "Enter" to reset all data. Press "F10" to save and exit.
Right-click the "My Computer" icon on the desktop. Select "Properties" from the menu. Click the "Hardware" tab, then the "Device Manager" button. Expand "Display Adapters" and right-click the graphics card. Select "Update Driver" from the menu.
Choose "No," and hit "Next," then select "Install From a List." Select the option to show all hardware. Choose "Standard Display Types." Select "Standard Display Adapter (VGA)" and hit "Next." Don't restart the computer.
Click the Windows "Start" button. Go to "Settings" and open "Control Panel." Click "Add/Remove Programs." Remove any i810 and i815 chipset programs. Restart the computer. After it starts up, go into the "Display Adapters" section in "Device Manager."
Open the "Standard Display Adapter (VGA)." In the properties window, un-check the box "Exists in All Hardware Profiles." Click "OK" and shut down the computer. Open the computer case. Install the new video card according to the manufacturer's directions
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Aug 26, 2012 | HP Computers & Internet
Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.
Click the Start button , click 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. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you will need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shutting down and restarting your computer.
If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to start in safe mode, and then press F8.
On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight the safe mode option you want, and then press ENTER. For more information about options, see Advanced startup options (including safe mode).
Log on to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights.
Depending on you operating system i.e. windows XP, 7 etc. you may not have a "lock" button described in STEP 1, just restart while holding down F8, once you are in safe mode you can go in to Administrator or any other account and reset your password
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Close all applications.
Click on the apple in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. Select "Restart" from the menu.
Press restart button located on the upper right-hand corner of the keyboard. Your computer will turn back on.
Press the power button located in the upper right hand side of the keyboard, just above the eject button.
Continue to depress the button for 10 seconds. The computer will power off.
Press the power button again to turn your laptop back on.
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