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I got a virus on my computer and would like to do a factory reset but cant figure out how to. I already tried the system restore and its not giving me a proper list of dates to be able to restore it from.

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  • Right click on My Computer select the Properties Option.
  • Go to the System Restore sub menu.
  • Deactivate the Turn off System Restore on all drives and validate by clicking on the Ok button.
  • A message will inform the removal of all existing restore points.
  • Confirm with "Yes".
  • Reactivate the Turn off System Restore on all drives option and create a new restore point.
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I CANT RESET IT BACK TO FACTORY OR GET ON THE INTERNET


Try a system restore. You may have a virus or some missing software.
Try scanning with HitmanPro -
HitmanPro 3 Second Opinion Malware Scanner
It should help with internet connection issues, IF you have a virus / malware.

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Restore computer to factory settings


no need to perform factory reset. Follow the steps given below in article and you can remove virus quickly.
Click below.

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Hard reset


You may need to restore your Acer computer to its factory defaults if a virus damages operating files or if the system begins acting erratically for unknown reasons.
Restoring an Acer to factory defaults returns the computer to its original state when first purchased.

Click on the Start menu.
Then, select all programs, Acer Empowering Technology and Acer eRecovery Management.
If this is the first time you have opened the program it will prompt you to set up a password and create a backup CD.
Click the Restore button and select the option that reads "Restore system to factory defaults".

Wait for the computer to finish the restore process and reboot.
Restoring for the Boot Screen

If your computer will not boot up properly, you can attempt to reach the restore option by pressing the Alt button and the F10 button at the same time.


When the eRecovery menu appears, choose "restore system to factory defaults".

Wait for the recovery process to complete and the computer to restart.

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Hp compaq dc7100 to factory settings because of a virus


Read the Manual. It will tell you how to get into Factory Restore.

Get online and got to www.google.com In the google search box type: "HP Support" or "Compaq Support" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support). Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operating system when requested. Look for Manuals and search them for Factory Restore or System Recovery.



Why not just kill the virus or do a System Restore which will allow you to select a Restore Point (date and time) before you got the virus. System Restore will not delete your data, documents, music, pictures, videos or programs (unless the program was installed after the restore point you selected). System Recovery or Factory Restore will delete everything and set your computer back to when you first purchased it.



To get to System Recovery click Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore. Select a date and time (Restore Point) before you go the virus.



You could also try downloading and installing MalwareBytes and run a Quick Scan.




Go to www.google.com and in the search box type: "Download cnet Malwarebytes" (without the quotes). Download and install malwarebytes from the sites download.cnet/malwarebytes. When the site opens up click on the Green Download button on the left. Do not click the Red Download button, that's junk. When it finishes installing the Gui Interface will open up with an offer to Accept a Trial Version or Decline. CLICK DECLINE you want the totally free version. Run a QUICK SCAN. As it scans, if it finds infections the number will be in red. When it finishes scanning, click SHOW RESULTS. A notepad text document will open up showing you the results. You can close the text document and go back to the Gui Interface where you will click REMOVE SELECTED RESULTS. The objects will already be selected for you. When it finishes removing the objects click ok and it will sometimes reboot your machine.


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I recently restored my computer to it's factory state to try to remove a virus, but now i cant get past the black start up screen, and now i need a system repair disc and i dont have one


Try to go to the recovery console rather than restoring to a prior date. This will get it back to factory state to remove the virus, in my experience.

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Need to reset my acer computer to factory settings.


Hi! Try system restore first and check if that will remove the virus but if not then you can reset the machine to factory defaults by pressing ALT+F10 during start up or when the acer logo appears on your screen.Follow the prompts and you should be able to reset the computer to factory image.Make sure you back up important files because it will wipe the system clean.hope this helps...

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Laptop has virus, need to restore to factory settings


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 !

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Restting a desktop due to virus or worm


get rid of Macafee, it wont help

restore to the earliest point you can, will minimize the spread of the virus then

use an online scanner like http://www.pandasoftware.com/ActiveScan/
and install
AVG free http://free.grisoft.com
Avast free http://www.avast.com or
FProt
or another av system that works,
Macafee and Norton are definitely counterindicated

system restore should be reset to the maximum disk space allowable, the tweaks espoused by many, of reducing disk space for system restore causes problems like this.
resetting the restore size will not magically replace missing system restore points, they are gone, but will give you more days worth of repair time in future, it will happen again.

my 2c worth

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