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Restore factory settings

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Can you be more specific? when you turn the laptop on what does it do - does it beep at you? does the screen come on (even if nothing is displayed) - do you get any errors, if so, what do they say?

Posted on Apr 29, 2013

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How can I restore a Dell laptop to the factory default settings?


Here are the main steps to restore your Dell laptop to its factory settings. Depending on the model you own, the procedure may vary slightly.

Before beginning, please note that by restoring your computer to its default factory configuration, all data on the C drive will be deleted. We highly recommend backing up any personal files before moving forward with the reset.
Hard Reset Dell Laptop Restart your computer by clicking Start > arrow next to the Lock button > Restart.

As the computer restarts, press the F8 key until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears on the screen.

Note: You must press F8 before the Windows logo appears on the screen. If you press F8 after the Windows logo appears, the Advanced Boot Options menu will not appear on the screen. If you do not see the Advanced Boot Options menu, restart the computer, and then repeat this step until you see the menu on the screen.

Press the Down arrow to select the Repair Your Computer option on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter. Select your language settings and then click Next.

Log in as an administrative user, and click OK. Then click the Dell Factory Image Restore option.

In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click on Next. Check the box that reads Yes, reformat the hard drive and restore system software to factory conditions, followed by Next.

The computer will now restore to its default factory settings. Once the restore operation is completed, click on Finish to restart your computer.

Feb 27, 2017 | Dell Computers & Internet

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What F? Key do I press to restore my Fujitsu Siemens amilo L7320GW


Fujitsu simens back to factory settings

Downloads & Disks Regarding The Reset Factory Settings Fujitsu Amilo Li 2727
http://www.user-guides.co.uk/download/reset/resetfactory/reset-factory-settings-fujitsu-amilo-li-2727.html
Fujitsu Laptop to Factory Settings
Restoring the factory settings on your Fujitsu laptop is a great way to get rid of files associated with programs that have been removed from your computer that are taking up space and get rid of pesky viruses that you can't remove from your machine by any other means.
Restoring the factory settings on your laptop can also help resolve problems with an unstable laptop.
You should also restore the factory settings on your laptop if you plan on selling it or giving it to a family member or friend.

Restart or turn on your Fujitsu laptop. Press "F12" repeatedly when the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen to be redirected to the Boot Menu.
Highlight "Recovery and Utility" using the arrow keys on the keyboard, then press "Enter."
A progress bar will appear at the bottom of the screen while the computer is loading the recovery files.
When the files have been loaded, the System Recovery Options window will be displayed.


Select a keyboard layout, then click "Next." The Operating System dialog box appears.
Choose "Use recovery tools...," then click "Next." If prompted, type your administrator password, then press "OK." The System Recovery Options window will appear again.


Select the "Recovery" tab, then click "Restoring the Factory Image (only C:\drive)."
The restoration process will begin, and the laptop will be restored to its original factory settings.
When the process is complete, the computer will automatically restart and boot up to the Windows Setup screen.
Begin personalizing your copy of Windows.

Using Boot Disc

Restart or turn on your Fujitsu laptop. Press "F12" repeatedly when the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen to be redirected to the Boot Menu.


Highlight "CD/DVD" using the arrow keys, then press "Enter."
Place the boot disc that came with your Fujitsu laptop in the optical drive, then click "OK."
A progress bar will appear at the bottom of the screen while the computer is loading the recovery files. When the files have been loaded, the System Recovery Options window will be displayed.


Select a keyboard layout, then click "Next."
Click "Next" when the Operating System dialog box appears.
If prompted, type your administrator password, then select "OK."
The System Recovery Options window will appear again.


Click "Recovery and Utility" when the System Recovery Options window opens, then select the "Recovery" tab.
Click "Restoring the Factory Image (only C: drive)."
The restoration process will begin, and the laptop will be restored to its original factory settings.
When the process is complete, the computer will automatically restart and boot up to the Windows Setup screen. Begin personalizing your copy of Windows.


Saving and recovering your factory and system images.
http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/pdf/SupportGuides/HDD Restore Generic-Multi-lang B6FJ-3031-03EN-00.pdf

Aug 05, 2013 | Everex StepNote XT5000T Notebook

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I want to restore my dell inspirion 1721 to factory settings i try the f8 key option but in the advanced boot options there is no "repair your computer" option. what can or should i do?


Your laptop should of come with a disc to restore it back to the factory setting what windows are you running?There should be a restore point you can go back to

Jan 12, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 1721 Notebook

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I need to restore my Acer T690 to factory setting. The acer had problem booting so I used windows XP bootable disc and it had replaced the operating system. I have recovered my data. Now I need to restore...


Assuming the Recovery Partition hasn't been disturbed, boot the machine and press ALT + F10 at the same time. You will enter a recovery phase that will give you the option of restoring to factory settings. If the Recovery Partition HAS been either disturbed or wiped out, you will not be able to restore to Factory Settings without a set of disks from Acer.

Feb 17, 2011 | Acer Aspire T690 (AST690UP820A) PC...

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I have the "D" file with the information needed to


Hello,

Here is the primary way to restore your notebook to factory setting:

1 Turn on the computer.

2 As the computer starts, press on the keyboard until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears on the screen.
new_note.jpg Note: You must press before the Windows logo appears on the screen. If you press after the Windows logo appears on the screen, the Advanced Boot Options menu will not appear on the screen. If you do not see the Advanced Boot Options menu, restart the computer, and then repeat this step until you see the menu on the screen.
3 Press the on the keyboard to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press .

4 Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next.

5 Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK.

6 Click Dell Factory Image Restore.

7 In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next.

8 Click to select the Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition check box.

9 Click Next.
The computer is restored to the default factory configuration.

10 When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.
The software is now installed as it was when the computer was first received.
If you have tried this and you still can get your system to restore, your may restore partition may be corrupt, you may also have a virus that is preventing you access to the restore files. Run an AV agent and retry your retore. If you still have the system disc that came with your notebook, you should be able to use them to restore the unit back to factory setting. Good Luck C2Solutions

Jan 24, 2011 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

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How to restore to factory


Factory restore requires the OEM restore DVD disk.

First boot the PC and press F2 during boot to enter BIOS. Change BIOS settings to factory default, to make sure the boot device sequence and all other settings are as they should be.
Then insert the Restore DVD into the DVD-rom drive and save & exit BIOS settings. It should then reboot and load from the restore disk.

Oct 26, 2010 | Insignia D400a PC Desktop

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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.

Aug 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How to preform pc restore for windows 7 in dell laptop?


As the computer starts, press <F8> on the keyboard until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears on the screen.
Press the <Down Arrow> on the keyboard to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press <Enter>.
Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next.
Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK.
Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next.
Click to select the Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition check box.
Click Next.
The computer is restored to the default factory configuration.
When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.
The software is now installed as it was when the computer was first received.

Jun 12, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

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HOW DO I SET MY LAPTOP BACK TO FACTORY


For (Operating Systems=windows98,xp,vista)
unless you have a custom program to do this you can only restore back using (system restore) however that will not restore it to factory settings.. the best way is simply re-installing the Operating system after Formatting your entire Harddisk space (all partitions)
If you don't know how to do it.. then simple follow the instructions after booting the windows CD
PS: to boot windowsxp cd you have to set BIOS settings (F2 or F10 or Del Button at start of computer) to boot CD before HDD..

There is no simple restore factory settings in Laptops

Jul 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Virus and cant restore factory settings


you should be able to hit the ALT+F10 button when u first boot to do a boot up factory restore

May 18, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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