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How do I restore the factory default settings without the recovery disk?

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If you have a recovery point set to your computer then you can use that. If not you can use Hiren's boot CD(http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/) to save your data to a hard drive then wipe the entire computer out and start over

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You need to do a new windows setup, erasing completely existing system. I do not know if you can do this from Vista upgrade. You may need to install from a bootable Windows setup disk first, and then install vista upgrade. Once you install the system you may need to download drivers. Here is Toshiba drivers page.

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Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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There's a couple of things you can do:

Press the F2 key to enter the BOIS setup and reset those defaults

and/or

Use the driver disc. It writes a complete image on the hard drive with all the drivers.

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Im not sure what exactly you have in the recovery partition ..but from what I know ..this is accessible by pressing F11 on boot ..and the info stored in it will restore the computer ..if you had vista in it before...probably will reinstall it ..so first just try to boot..and press f11 during the device displaying ..just like entering bios..and follow the instructions if it works..
another way is to install a clean operation system ...(the one that you use to have ..) by booting from cd ..(this will allow you to rearrange the partitions during install...in the moment when it sees previous OS ..and ask to choose a location for install..
after a clean install use the recovery cd that came with the laptop..
But..first try the recovery from that partition..if f11 do not work let me know and I will make some research in this matter ..

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How do I reset my Toshiba Satellite 1800-S207 laptop to original factory settings


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Windows 7 and earlier Toshiba laptops come with the factory software recovery image stored in a special (hidden) area on the hard disk. From this special hidden image, you can restore your computer to its factory-fresh software condition.
How To: Perform system recovery - Windows 7
The following article will show you how to perform a system recovery. To Recover or perform a system recovery means to take the laptop back to factory settings (default settings). System restore means to go back to an earlier point in time on the computer.

There are two methods to perform a system recovery:
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Details provided at the link listed below.
http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/System-Recovery-and-Recovery/How-To-Perform-system-recovery-Windows-7/ta-p/279643
Restore means to go back to an earlier point in time on the computer.

Refresh means PC settings will be set to default without effecting personal files or settings.

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How do restore factory settings without recovery disk


Hi,
If you dont have recovery disk with you, you cant restore to factory settings.
As recovery disk contains all information which you need to restore.

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I need to restore my acer to factory settings


Hi,

You can restore the computer back to factory default,to do so, follow the below steps: Turn OFF the computer, now as soon as you hit the power button, keep on holding "Alt" key & keep on tapping "F10" key, i.e Alt+f10, it will open the recovery console, select full factory restore and follow onscreen instruction. NOTE: This will erase all the datas on the computer.

You can also create a set to Recovery disk from the recovery partition, to do so

Start Menu> All Programs> Acer erecovery management> Click Create Factory Default Disk, if you receive any error code or unable to burn the disk, please contact Acer Technical support at 1 800 816 2237 and order for an Recovery Disk.

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I want to take my acer aspire back to the factory setting but dont have a cd how do i do it


Acer are cheap and they don't provide you with a factory restore disk. You need to make this factory disk yourself. I know how to do this, but it is to much for me to type and here is a really really good reference site for you to visit to get instruction to make your own factory restore disk. After making that restore disc,  pop the disk into your laptop and turn of your laptop and restart and the factory restore program should start, if it should not start then go into your bios menu and have it boot from your Dvd-Rom and save, after full restoration, make sure you turn your boot priority back to where your Os is being installed, exm hard drive.

 

http://www.ehow.com/how_4478845_restore-acer-computer-factory-settings.html

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Formatting without disc is slow on all laptop brand.

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Step 1 : Click “Start” menu.
Step 2 : Click “Programs.”
Step 3 : Click “Acer Recovery Management.”
Step 4 : Click the “Restore” button on the bottom of the dialog box that opens.
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it may be a corrupt recovery disc

if u want to restore to factory default settings simply follow this procedure without inserting recovery disk

When you first turn on the laptop and see the Acer logo screen, hold the ALT key and press the F10 key (you need to do this before the Acer logo disappears).

everything will be restored to factory default settings

do rate me if it helps ur problem

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Restore to factory default


Perform a system recovery:
Acer computer's do not ship with recovery CD's - there is a program that allows you to burn the disks or recover.
3 ways to recover:

1. If in Windows - Start - Programs - Acer empowering technology - Acer E-recovery management -
click on Restore at bottom then "Restore to factory default settings"
2. Or click on Burn disks instead of Restore
3. If unable to boot into Windows then tap Alt/F10 during boot right after Acer splash screen when starting up the computer.
4. This will start the Acer E-recovery program - choose Factory Default Settings and follow instructions.
For Acer end user technical support, spare parts and service: 1.800.816.2237

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