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Is there a way to master reset the IBM T43 Thinkpad

I would like to do a master reset on my computer but dont no how to, or if its possible. Its a IBM Think pad T43. thank you

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  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    I do realize I will loose all previous data, im selling this computer and I wanna wipe it clean. On my desktop I can go into recovery wizard and reset it back to the factor setting. On my other desk top I have to press the control key and tap the f12 or f9 button and it will alow me that option to wipe it clean. Is there a way to wipe this older laptop clean. It is a IBM T43. Thank you

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  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee May 11, 2010

    What do you mean by master reset and for what purpose?

    Do you mean you want to reinstall Windows, your device drivers and all your programs?

    Do you realise that in doing this you will lose all your data.

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No it's not possible to do it with just a button or replace it to factory settings.
The T43 Comes with WinXP or OS/2 Warp or Windows 2000 Pro.
If you wanted to reset it you basically would have to format the harddrive.
You can get a older version of WinXP which is still supported by microsoft or either that you can format it and sell it without a operating system.
Or you can add/remove items you installed and remove personal info delete pretty items much within windows itself.
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