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How do I clear hard drive on Asus K53E notebook and restore to original factory settings?

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Go to the programs menu and look for the name of your manufacturer and click on that folder and look for the option to recover your PC. Click on the option and it will lead you how to do it. Some times you can restart the PC and click the F8 button while its rebooting and you will get a black screen with options on this subject.

Posted on Oct 21, 2013

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SOURCE: ASUS F3J DVD drive problem

LG and Samsung both make good drives - otherwise they would probably not be in business in the competitive market they are in. However, it would not be certain which one was "good" for your laptop.

The ASUS F3J series laptops all seem to share the same optical drive characteristics.
If you have established via system diagnostics that the DVD is faulty and needs replacing, then I recommended best practice would be to replace it with the standard DVD drive replacement part from ASUS. If your warranty is still valid, then you could have it replaced it under warranty.

It is "best practice" to use an ASUS part, because, if you do not, then you may have problems:
(a) problems installing the non-standard replacement part into the laptop housing (i.e., it just won't fit in, or, even if it does then it may not fit securely or neatly into the laptop housing).

(b) problems finding the correct Windows driver for the new hardware part (i.e., when Windows auto-detects the new hardware and tries to find a driver.)

The ASUS F3J series optical drives all seem to be spec'd as either:
DVD COMBO: 8X/ 24X24X24X (max.)
DVD Super Multi: 5X/8X/4X/8X/4X/24X/10X/24X/8X

So, you might consider the alternative of getting an external USB DVD which at least matches one or both of those specs. The USB drive will come with the appropriate drivers.

Hope this helps/is of use. :-)

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Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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SOURCE: i dont know how to restore my asus x58c laptop to

Bottom line- You can't. Unlike other electrical equipment there is no magic "factory reset" button. You need at least an OS install disc and a back-up of the drivers. At one time the discs were supplied with PC's but this very rarely happens and the paperwork supplied normally advises you make your own back up discs before you get carried away, but it very rarely happens.

It may be worth looking at why you wish to restore to original, is it necessary?

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

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SOURCE: How can i get Asus Eee PC back to factory settings?

Hi. Actually when you restore your system to its factory settings it will restore everything on your computer including the original operating system, but if you're saying that you have installed windows 7 on it then try going to ASUS driver support website, just type in their the model of your machine and it will ouput every software and drivers available for laptop and also different versions of operating system, So just choose the correct OS version for your laptop. Hope this Helps

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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SOURCE: My asus eee pc 1005ha

Before you perform System Recovery you > Must disable Boot Booster.


1) Laptop off, press the Power On button, then start tapping repeatedly on the F2 key to show the POST screen.
(Tap slowly in 2 second intervals)

2) Press F2 again to enter BIOS Setup.
(If pressing doesn't do it, start tapping on the F2 key in 2 second intervals)


When you see the BIOS Setup Utility it will look like a chart, with a bold header going across the top.
You can No longer use your mouse.
To navigate around in the BIOS Setup Utility you have to use your keyboard.

In the bold header across the top of the BIOS Setup Utility you will see listed in order;
Main, Advanced, Security, Boot and Exit.



3) Use the Right Side Arrow key to highlight Boot.

{Not trying to be condescending. The Up, Down, Right, and Left Arrow keys, are to the left of the number pad.
Also below the Delete, End, and Page Down keys}

Once Boot is highlighted press the Enter key.

4) When in the Boot menu;
If Boot Booster is not highlighted, press the Down Arrow key to highlight it.
Now press the Enter key.

Enabled
Disabled

will be shown. Use the appropriate arrow key to highlight Disabled.

5) Press the F10 key. (Saves changes and reboots {Restarts} your computer)



Now to restore;

A) Restart your computer. (WinXP: Start > Turn Off Computer > Restart)

B) Start tapping in 2 second intervals on the F9 key.

C) Left-click on the check mark button to start System Recovery.

D) Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process.


ONCE DONE, and Windows is running again. Let Windows run for a few minutes.
Then shut Windows down normally.

Go through steps 1 through 5 above, but this time choose Enabled.
You need to turn Boot Booster back on once you've restored Windows, or your computer will be like molasses in the winter in booting up.

Asus moved the User Manual for the Eee PC 1005HA to their FTP site.

ftp://ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/ASUS/EeePC/1005HAB/

In the list click right on >
E4776_Eee_PC_1005HAB_XP_manual.zip

This is a Zip file.
After you unzip it you will have a PDF file.

After you click on the above file name a small window will come up.
Click on Save File.

Observe, and write down, what you see in the top of the next small window that comes up.
In the top of that window is where this file will download to.
It may have Desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads in the wording.

If it has Desktop in the wording, the file will go to your desktop screen.

If it has My Documents in the wording, the file will go to your My Documents folder.
{Start > My Documents}

If it has Downloads in the wording, the file will go to your Downloads folder.
(Start > My Documents > Double-click on Downloads}

When you see the file name double-click right on it.

Now click on Unzip in the list.
In the next window go to the upper left, and click on > Extract All Files.
Now click on Next, Next, and Finish at the bottom of the window.

In the last window that comes up, the file name will be next to a red PDF icon.
Double-click on it.
There is your User Manual.



For questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Posted on Dec 15, 2010

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