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Reboot I want to reboot my laptop to it's original factory settings. I have done this once before but I cannot remeber the sequence of buttons that I need to press. It is an Acer Aspire 3000. Please help!

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When u start your laptop pressDEL or F2 or F3 orF12 or F5 or tab key.
then u enter in bios.then reset factory defaults.
but if ned xp factory defaults thern press F 8 key then go to last known good configuration.
thats all.

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