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Restore factory settings without disk

Hello Please am using hp635 that was design in window 7 starter but i letter upgraded it to window 7 Ultimate and now i can take it back to starter because i don't have the cd that came with the laptop, i want to know if there is any other way because after booting it and i press f11 for system recovery it will just hang.

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SOURCE: hello, i have a dell xps m1210 laptop. i was using

No the hidden partions rely on the main partion to have some files still intact to complete a repair of the operating sytem then restores the files back to thair factory settings, to put xp back on you will need the factory recovery cd or dvd. If you buy a copy of xp and install it then ust eht recovery it should restore it to factory with drivers as well.

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SOURCE: I'm trying to restore my laptop back to factory settings It's windows 7 the cd disk don't recovery disc don't work

Have you tried while in Windows, to use the Start Menu, find Acer on the All Programs list, and locate the recovery utility? I have an Acer laptop - an Aspire - and had to do exactly that. I used the built-in recovery routine on the Acer Laptop and was able to rebuild my laptop to the condition of when it just came out of the box, brand new.It will delete all your installations since you got it, applications and documents and photos, etc., will be gone, but your laptop will function as if brand new. Good luck with it. -a.

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SOURCE: I'm trying to restore my laptop back to factory settings It's windows 7 the cd disk don't recovery disc don't work IT is a acer

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Posted on Jun 01, 2012

SOURCE: i don't have the windows 7 recovery cd but need to restore laptop to factory condition

depending on your computer you can psuh the f9-12 whichever your computer uses, and then there should be a recovery or fix option again depending on your certain computer and there will be an option to restore to factory defaults, if u want u can email me your computer and model # gold4funn@gmail.com

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