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What are the steps and files to activate F11 recovery system????

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I just want to know how to make the F11 recovery system active.
So, i no need to waste my time to recovery my pc or laptop.
And what are the files required to put inside the safe zone.......

Pls help me....

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Typically your XP system has a restore for settings which is a program in windows.

F11 on boot is a type of recovery that bassically recovers your windows unless it specifies otherwise or is part of the system Bios.

It usually recovers from your install disk and restores your windows and leaves the personal files intact. This is if you accidently damage some windows files through tinkering and what not. Relying on the laptop as a back up is not a good idea because everything is on one Hard drive and if that goes, then your stuck.

Your better off getting an External Hard drive and connecting it, backing up all your personal files to it, and then leaving it stored in a safe place in case something bad happens.

There is also a way to use the windows CD to restore the windows files from the Windows installer when booting from CD which restores all the OS files and leave the personal files intact. Allthoug it does reset all the windwos prefferences.

As for ths F11, I have that option as well and fine it not to be reliable.

Hope this helps point you in the right direction.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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