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Laptop has virus, need to restore to factory settings

My laptop has a virus and i need to restore it to factory settings

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  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    As soon as you turn on your laptop, hold down the ALT key and as you hold down that key keep pressing the F10 key and that key combination should bring you into the factory restore as long as the partition that contains it is still on the hard drive.




  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    Do you have a factory restore disk?

  • Jerry Vivada
    Jerry Vivada Jul 06, 2014

    If you can still access your data in safe mode, attempt to backup your user files. Boot system from a bootable CD or USB key ,like Hiren's or UBCD4windows and use the utilities provided to scan and clean (may take several utilities and scans). Backup your data then do a complete format and system restore. Remember to update service packs and do the critical updates. Reinstall the applications then restore the backups of your data.

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Unlike other laptops, Acer laptops integrate a computer management utility called 'Acer eRecovery Management' to create backup of hard drive data, create restore point, reinstall applications & drivers, and reset Acer laptop to factory setting.

Step 1: Before starting your Acer laptop, ensure that there is no external storage device attached to it. Now start your laptop.

Step 2: Press 'Alt + F10' when the laptop starts booting, and wait for a moment while Windows loads the reset files.

Step 3: When 'Acer eRecovery Management' window appears, select 'Restore System from factory default' and click 'Next' to continue.

Step 4: Again click 'Next' to reset your Acer laptop. This process will erase all data from your hard disk and reset your Acer laptop to original factory settings.

Step 5: Click 'OK' in the notification window to begin the the resetting operation. Now wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.

Tips: You can also create a backup copy of your laptop data before factory reset. Simply click 'Backup' in 'Acer eRecovery Management' window.

If you have any other issue with your Acer laptop/desktop/Notebook, feel free to get technical assistance at
http://www.vtechsquad.com/acer-support/

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Hi,
you can try using windows system restore : Which restores your machine to an earlier date.
Start : Programs : Accesories : System tools : System restore.
Thanks,
Fame !

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: restoring to factory settings

follow these steps:

  1. click on start, all programs and hit recovery manager.
  2. when the recovery manager wizard pops up, click on the advanced options button
  3. select system recovery option and click next
  4. follow on-screen instructions
this shall recover your computer to its original factory condition.

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

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SOURCE: I want to restore my dell laptop to factory settings

You need the system disks from the manufacturer, Dell to restore the computer to factory defaults. The system disks come in two forms, windows disks, and computer specific system disks. I am unsure of the disks that come with your notebook, but most likely they are system specific.
To restore the system, put the disk in the drive, restart the computer and after the POST (power on self test) push the F12 button. This will bring up the one-time boot screen allowing you to boot off of the CD. The next step is to format the computer and windows should begin to reinstall.
As for anti-virus, I use Antivira Anti-Virus Personal. It's free and can be downloaded from the link below.

http://www.majorgeeks.com/Avira_AntiVir_Personal_-_Free_Antivirus_d955.html

Best of luck.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I want to restore my dell laptop to factory settings

you can try to restore your PC from start<-all programs<-accessories<-system tolls<restore
-Choose the earliest date that your want your PC to restore back to.

Hope it helped

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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SOURCE: how to restore factory settings

Hello,
Restoring factory defaults will not fix this problem. You need to run software to clean out the virus or format your entire hard drive.
You can try running Spybot or Adware.
Good luck

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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