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How do I format my PC and do a recovery?

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If the recovery partition is still on your pc and depeding which model you have which you did not specify. But lets give it a shot. Turn on the pc. The first screen should be the HP screen. On the bottom right hand corner of the screen should be an option stating, Press F10 or another F key for system recovery. Press that key. It will take you into a blue screen I believe to the recovery program. The screen will state that it will do a recovery of the operating system and other but will not destroy your data. You will see advanced. Click on that. It will now say it will perform a destructive recovery. continue with that it will repartition and format your drive and return the pc to the factory settings and install all software that was there original. or If you have the recovery cd set that came with the computer. Insert disk 1(recovery cd) it should be labeled and restart the computer If you have neither you will have to you can purchase the recovery cd's at hp's website. If this does not help please post a comment. Specify the model # of your pc and I would be able to help you better.

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