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Trouble with complete restore on eMachines W3619

I've been trying to perform a "factory reset" on an old eMachines desktop that I've had for about 6 years. It has Windows Vista Home Basic and a recovery partition. I've tried using the restore function through the start menu to perform the full restore, and it fails. I am also able to access system restore through the boot menu by using the F10 when prompted, but the complete PC restore still fails. I have the operating system disk but none of the other disks that came with the machine, and I would greatly prefer not to order a recovery disk from the manufacturer. Can anyone offer any guidance on this?

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May be you can try to fix the issue by software, and restore your system by a recovery disk. Windows Boot Genius may be available to you.

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I feel your pain. The first thing I'm going to tell you is no matter how smart you are don't let other people know about it. Keep that good will, " I can take a look at your computer" mouth shut because (this is from many years of diagnosing and repairing other people's computer problems), you have no idea what has been done to it before you get it. Worst then that they don't even know what they did to it. "Well I was driving three states away when all of a sudden this blue screen appears and said I violated a chipmunk or I was violated by a chipmunk, I'm not really sure but hear it is. See you when it's fixed in ten minutes..
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SOURCE: still trying to restore my emachines comp. tried

This error can show up during installation of the operating system either via the hard drive (the restore feature is located on the hard drive and shows up as a drive letter under My Computer) which indicates that you have bad memory,
You are installing from a DVD or CD, in which case it could be either bad memory or a bad disk.

good luck

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SOURCE: is there a system recovery disk for the emachine

If you bought the computer new and did not receive a recovery disc with it then the recovery software can be reinstalled from a hidden drive built into the computer.
The steps for re-installation:

  • Restart the computer
  • When the eMachines logo appears on the screen, press the Alt and F10 keys repeatedly.
  • When prompted with a boot screen, hit the Enter key.
  • After the system recovery program has loaded, follow the prompts to reinstall the operating system.

If you bought the computer used try the above method. If that fails then it came with a recovery disc but you didn't get it with the computer. The only thing you can do is contact eMachines support for help or purchase a new copy of Windows and reinstall it with that.
I hope this helps. If not and you need any help with reinstalling a new version of windows please let me know.

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Hi There,

As a general rule, when you're in the booting up phase right after the power button is pushed, you'd push the F2 key quickly and repeatedly intul you saw what's called your BIOS Settup. SOmetimes it's the Escape key or even the F10 11 or 12 key.

Using one of those, once you see the BIOS you'll be in an area where the mouse doesn't get used any more. You navigate around with the arrow keys. You want to find the BOOT ORDER selction by searching among the tabs you see, scroll to it using the arrow keys and when it's highlighted follow instructions on how to enter the BOOT ORDER.

Then, following instructions you'll see, change the BOOT ORDER to start with the CD?DVD and follow directions on how to Save and Exit.

Once you exit the BIOS your computer will boot normally and you should let it, and insert the Recovery CD while it's on. Then, Shut Down Windows properly.

Now, press the power button and as soon as you see a message on a black screen in white letters saying, "Press any key to boot from cd", hit a key and your recovery disc will run.follow the Recovery CDs prompts and make the choices you want to restore.

After that, just follow the prompts and make the choice you want to restore the system.

Best Regards,


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