A) Master Password:
Laptop is taken down to nearest authorized agent, (Dealer or Repair Shop), and a Master Password is asked for.
You need to bring;
1) Form of Identification
2) Receipt for purchase of laptop
3) Credit Card or Debit Card
Authorized agent contacts laptop manufacturer.
Once the laptop manufacturer checks out whether the laptop is stolen, or not, (By their records), and receiving copy of ID, copy of purchase receipt, and fee, they will grant a Master Password.
The authorized agent then uses the master password, and sets another password of your choice, or No password if you choose.
The master password is Not given out.
B) Master reset being, reset the laptop back to the way it was, Day 1 from the factory.
Use the Restoration Disk, (CD)
When asked perform a Full Install.
Also known as Destructive Installation.
ALL personal records stored will be Gone.
1) No photos,
2) No videos,
3) No personal documents you have created, or downloaded,
4) No programs you have physically installed, or downloaded.
NOTHING is saved past Day 1 from the factory.
C) Windows installation disk:
Use the same Windows operating system, (i.e., Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc), from a NEW genuine copy of Windows.
Go into the BIOS Setup (utility), and in Boot Options, set the first boot device to CDROM.
This way the laptop will boot from the Windows CD.
"Master reset is a term used to describe the process of restoring an electronic device's FACTORY settings."
Have no clue what MFP - 05333449 is.
The laptop Model Number, (Product Number for HP), is on the Bottom of the laptop. (Or Netbook)
[ For example HP has a white Service Tag on the bottom.
P/N = Product Number ]
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Apr 17, 2012 |
Computers & Internet