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Take a genuine microsoft windows xp / vista install disc and put it in the drive. Reboot the system and boot off the cd. The windows setup will start. Delete the existing partition using the wizard, then install windows to the blank area.

Everything on the laptop will be wiped out, replaced by a blank installation of windows xp / vista.

If you don't have one, you'll have to buy or find a copy.

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How to take laptop back to factory settings


Depending on the brand and year it was made there may be a factory partition that will restore computer back to factory defaults, if not then a reinstallation of windows will be necessary, If factory partition is available just do a search o Google with your make and model # such as : How to restore an Acer Aspire 7425 to factory defaults using recovery partition

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I have a packard bell imedia mc 1538 and need to resore to factory settings, have tried using F10 key with no result just goes to start up. The master cd just does a system restore and not the factory...


If the file that holds the factory settings is gone then there is no way to restore the factory settings back. You can however reinstall windows if you got a hold of a windows disc in the version you want. You can use the windows key on the computer somewhere to activate the windows. I would suggest doing a system restore the the last restore point and removing any unwanted things from there.

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Sir when i play songs...write msg...or dial the call...after 2mints gone the screen gone to white.and song , msg and call is disconnected.or close..give me the solution..i am very upset


hi, i think two things is causing this,
1. it could be that the phone is infected with virus, so i would advice you to scan your phone for virus.
2. you could equally try to set your phone back to factory setting but please NOTE: IF YOU ARE SETTING YOUR PHONE BACK TO FACTORY SETTING, MAKE SURE YOU BACK-UP ALL YOUR CONTACTS, MESSAGES AND ANY APPLICATION YOU SAVED ON THE PHONE MEMORY to avoid lossing them after restoring to factory settings.
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I am trying to change color laserjet 2600n back to English and need some assistance. can you help?


Restoring the factory-set defaults
Restoring the factory-set defaults returns all of the settings to the factory defaults.
To restore the factory-set defaults
1 (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select Service, and then press
Use the
(SELECT).
2 (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select Restore defaults, and then
Use the
press (SELECT).
The device automatically restarts.

Then you need to change the default settings back to what they were.

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How do i restore my desktop to factory settings


To restore back to factory settings if it is dell then for xp it is ctrl + F11 on boot and select dell factory image restore for vista it is F8 on boot select repair your computer login using ur account and then select dell factory image restore.
For other manufcturers try Ctrl + F10 or F9 on boot.

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Trying to restore back to factory what can i


When you purchased the computer, you should have received a set of "System Restore" CD-ROMs. Use them.

If you have lost them, telephone HP/COMPAQ, and order a replacement set of "System Restore" CD-ROMs. The cost could be $20 for the set, and $20 for courier-shipping. When the disks arrive, use them.

P.S. Backup all your music/files/bookmarks/contacts before doing the "factory" reset.

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Hi Friend,
Can u try below mention code,check it out and revert back


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regards,
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Restore back to factory setting


take any of vista disk(any copy)
boot with cd in repair option get restore click.

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You have not explained what is wrong with your computer.
Is the laptop working, does it boot up into Windows?
What are you trying to restore?
Are you trying to get into a previous Restore Point?
The Access button takes you into the BIOS, you can change the BIOS settings back to the Default settings (ie the factory default settings).
It is difficult to offer a solution without knowing the exact nature of the problem.

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