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If you had a backed up image of the disk you may be able to restore. If not, you need to buy recovery media from the manufacturer or a generic copy of Windows (compatible with your hardware)
Most interesting is to take this as an opportunity to switch to Linux. Free distributions are available

Posted on Oct 15, 2013

Testimonial: "i am not having backup. can i restore wit another recovery cd which is win 8.. it supports to win 7 a?"

  • k24674 Oct 16, 2013

    If you do not have recovery media you can buy a similar OS. But if your computer did not come with Windows 8 and you want to upgrade to Win 8 that is fine as long as your hardware can support Win8. You should visit your computer manufacturer's website to see if your model can safely run Win 8. You will also see what kind of help you will get:drivers, updated applications etc.

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If the units are running slow, you can do some maintenance on them to speed them up.

First, run defragmenter on both units.(in Safe mode)

Download ScrubXP which will automatically clear your temp, cookies and TIF files.

Download CCleaner and run it.

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SOURCE: i have no system recovery disc but i want to factory setting

Hi,

Providing the laptop was built after 2005 then there should be a recovery partition on the laptop.

Turn the laptop on and repeatedly press the F10 key, this should get you into the recovery partition and allow you to factory restore the laptop.


Regards.

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I am using sony vaio laptop. i formatted my c drive and i lost the factory settings. how can i restore all settings back without recovery cd or anything.


the recovery should have been on a separate partition so unless you have deleted it then it should still have it.

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How did you lose the operating by mistake? Did you format the drive?
You can not recover the operating system from the bios. But you may have a choice when the computer boots up there may be a recovery option, you can try that. If not you would have to reinstall or try a repair from a vista disk if you can borrow one from someone. Please let me know if I can offer any other help, Thanks for using FixYa

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Hi,

This Computer has Recovery Partition hidden in the Hard Drive. You can access the Recovery Partition using the VAIO Recovery Wizard or pressing the F10 Key while restarting the Computer.

The System Recovery will restore the Computer back to the factory defaults and all the data in the Computer will be lost.

  1. To access the VAIO Recovery Wizard, please click "Start", All Programs" , VAIO Recovery and VAIO Recovery icon.
  2. Then, in the VAIO Recovery Window, please select the "Restore C: Drive" option.
  3. Then, in the Restore C: Drive window, click to select the I understand box.
  4. Then, click the Next button.
  5. After the bundled applications are installed, under Restore C: Drive (Step 4 of 4) , click the Finish button.
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Restore factory settings


On some computers, the disk-drive is "partitioned" into two parts -- your 'C:' drive and a 8GB "recovery" partition. If so, then when you start-up your computer, there is an option to boot from that Recovery Partition, and to reinstall Windows.

On some computers, there is software that lets you burn your own CD/DVDs that can then be used to reinstall Windows. Have 4 or 5 "blank" DVD disks, or 8 to 10 "blank" CD disks, before you run this software.

If you have "lost" the original disks, contact LG. For a small fee, they will ship you a replacement "System Recovery" CD/DVD set of disks.

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How do you Reboot a computer back to factory setting


Instructions Things You'll Need:
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    How To Use the Restore Factory Setting CD
  1. Step 1 Make sure to transfer all of the files you want to keep to a USB memory stick or burn to a CD.
  2. Step 2 Put the "Restore Factory Setting CD" into the CD drive. This CD was packaged with your computer.
  3. Step 3 Confirm you want to restore the factory settings. The computer will begin restoring all settings. Don't disturb your computer, as this process can take several hours. .
  4. Step 4 Reboot the computer to complete the process.
  5. How to Reboot Using the Computer Start-Up
  6. Step 1 Turn on your computer. Right away there will be a black screen. You can restore factory settings without a CD, too. This will reset your BIOS.
  7. Step 2 Press "F1" when the black screen appears to enter the setup configuration mode. You will be presented with a menu.
  8. Step 3 Select "Restore Factory Defaults." That's it. Your computer will do all the work for you. Like the CD, this process may take several hours.

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if it came with the restore CD's then thats exactly what they were for. You need them. if you have lost them you can order new ones from the manufacture.

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Whean windows open,they was stock,freaze,i try reinstal windows and when deleting files stop responding on 7% about,i did restart,after restart screan going totaly black,.Any body help please: lap top Sony...


Hi,
I think your laptop is now really messed up and you will need to restore to factoy settings.
I hope you created the Recovery CD/DVD set with the Recovery Wizard when you
first set up your computer, you can restore to factory default settings by
setting up your BIOS (press F2 at the VAIO logo when you first start up) to
boot to the CD-ROM/DVD drive first. Then boot with the Recovery Startup CD.
Choose the option to perform a complete recovery

Follow the prompts to insert the various Recovery CDs/DVDs as needed.
As this action will format the drives again, I hope you have made a backup of your data.

If you failed to create the Recovery CD/DVD set you need to
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Press F11 at system startup to get to the NEC recovery menu. From there, you can restore your factory settings. However, a "destructive" recovery will wipe the hard drive, including your personal files. Best to back those up first before performing the recovery.

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If you want to restore your laptop to factory setting: You should insert your "recovery disk to the CD/DVD ROM. and then shutdown the laptop.

Now; boot your laptop using the recovery disk(boot the laptop from CD/DVD rom) This will no need to input the password: its either you have to restore the system without deleting the existing files or you have to partition and format the hard drive. formatting hard drive you will end up with fresh copy of system files. same as first day when you purchase the laptop.

be sure to install the driver if there's any.

However; if you tend to do by supplying the password. iguess all factory installation has no password. you have to strike the enter without supplying any password.

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Since the "recovery" partition is no longer there, your only option is to request a CD recovery disk from Sony. This will allow you to rebuild the PC to the factory starting point. You will need to provide proof of ownership +/or license.

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