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    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    reset how? what do you need specifically

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Hi,

If you are referring to doing a reset on the motherboard of a desktop computer, you need to move the CMOS jumper inside and on the motherboard itself pretty near the Lithium battery. If you could post back the brand & model of your PC or at least the motherboard, a more precise description as to where it is located could be forwarded.

If you are referring to the Operating System itself, it could be done in 2 ways:
1. Do a System Restore to the earliest date available; or
2. Use your recovery CDs and do a clean fresh install. Alternately, you can boot from the OS installer CD and repartition and reformat your hard drive. This of course would erase all personal settings and any and all of your documents, files, pictures and other applications and programs previously installed.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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