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HP Desktop-Frozen on Blue Screen-Warning me of Virus

I need to know how to reset my HP Desktop to factory settings because it is frozen on a blue screen with yellow writing stating that I need to run an Anti-Virus disk!

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    hmm..factory settings..that would be from the bios setup, methinks..F2 on start..

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Turn off system, remove the small 3 volt battery on the motherboard for about an hour and then re-insert and reboot.

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Remove the CMOS jumper for 5 minutes and re-insert then reboot.

This should clear it up and let you get past that dreaded HP INVENT Blue screen. :-)

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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To get to bios settings its usually the key DEL wen it first boots up.
once there there will be a Restore default settings and then hit y then save and exit.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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