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Backup and recovery

Hp computers have a problem that goes back to early 2007. When backup disks are made and restore to factory settings the backup disks won't work. The files and folders are there but they will not open. The problem is with RestoreWiz and Softthink software that came with the computer. Running Vista Home

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  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

    Hello,



    I did have a problem with my operating system. I decided to restore to factory settings. Before I reset the laptop, I was asked to backup the data. I selected the backup option. Now, I do have two files Backup.1.exe and Backup.2.fbw. When I try to restore the files, I get Windows C++ Run time error message.



    Please help

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    I also get the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Error.



    This application has requested the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.



    Please contact the applications support team for more info.

  • ryackel Mar 11, 2009

    I have the same problem.

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Delete the System Recovery Files folder located at C:\System Recovery Files then try to run the backup.1.exe program again. I also found the you have to have the Backup.2.fbw file burned to a DVD before it will restore the files.

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Factory reset hp Compaq 6910p


This is how you put it back to Factory Settings...
1) Press and Hold the F11 key during boot.
If you are unable to get into Windows to start the recovery then you start the process when you first switch on the PC.
As soon as you turn on your PC, tap the F11 key on the keyboard until you get the "Windows is loading files..." message. When Recovery Manager has loaded click advanced options. Choose system recovery.
If you wish to try and backup any data then choose backup your files first and follow the on screen instructions. To run the recovery without backing up your data choose to recover without back up.
The recovery will launch and restore your system back to it's factory default state.
This is how you put it back to Factory Settings from desktop...
1) You can start the recovery from within Windows as follows:
Click Start
Click All Programs
Click Recovery Manager
Click Recovery Manager again
Click next when the Recovery Manager program loads. You will be prompted with several questions before the recovery starts.
"Would you like to perform a program recovery?" - choose no
"Would you like to perform a driver recovery?" - choose no
"Would you like to launch Microsoft System Restore?" - choose no
"Would you like to recover your computer to its original factory condition?" - choose yes
The computer will now restart and launch the recovery program.
NOTE: Some computers are F10.
OR
1) Turn on the computer
2) Start tapping/pressing F12 for Boot Menu
3) Insert HP Recovery Disc
4) Select DVD/CD-ROM and press enter
5) Press any key to start the installation
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00809678&product=18703#RestoreWithoutWindows

Oct 17, 2014 | HP Computers & Internet

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Do i have enough disks


Which operating system ? and type of desktop computer ?
You should only need one or two discs but if your doing a full factory restore you wont need any dics unless you have installed the operating system individually on a computer.
Because you have neglected to provide more details i am unable to provide the correct procedure so here is an example
The HP Recovery Partition that comes pre-installed on most new HPs is like built-in insurance if your system becomes unstable or fails.
If the problem is severe enough, you may not be able to start the HP Desktop Recovery Manager from Windows but you can start it manually by following the steps below.

Disconnect all peripheral devices and power on the computer.
Press the F11 key after the computer first powers on to start the HP Recovery Manager.

Follow the on-screen instructions to back up recoverable files on the hard drive to an external drive or media.
Continue following the instructions to recover the hard drive to its original factory condition.
Click "Finish" when the recovery is complete.
Reconnect devices and reboot the computer.
Reinstall software and update Windows and HP to current settings.


Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows Vista)

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/fastFaqLiteDocument?lc=en&cc=us&product=18703&dlc=en&docname=c00809678 - RelatedLinks

Jul 21, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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EMachine EL1850-01e


It looks like you'll have to either return it or perform a default factory recovery. These instructions are from their site but proceed knowing that this will erase any data that is stored on the primary partition (meaning if you have anything on it, it's gone...). Esentially it resets it to a point as if you just picked it up in the store (which you did.. :( )


How can I restore my computer with the backup discs I created?
With user created backups you are able to restore your computer to the factory default settings. If backup discs were created instead of factory restore discs, these can be used instead and will restore the system to a user backup point.
    If you have a recovery disk:

    How can I restore my computer with the backup discs I created?
    With user created backups you are able to restore your computer to the factory default settings. If backup discs were created instead of factory restore discs, these can be used instead and will restore the system to a user backup point.
    1. Ensure that the computer is completely shutdown, then turn on the computer.
    2. When the eMachines splash screen appears, tap the Alt and F10 keys simultaneously. A screen stating "Starting eMachines eRecovery" should appear.
    3. From the recovery options, choose Restore system from CD/DVD.
    4. Insert either the first Recovery or Backup disc that you created.
    5. From the on-screen options, choose a backup.
    6. Click OK and the installation will begin.
    7. Change the disc as necessary when prompted.


      If you do not have a recovery disk:

    8. Restart the computer.
    9. When the eMachines logo appears on the screen, press the Alt and F10 keys repeatedly.
    10. If you are prompted with a Microsoft Windows boot screen, press the Enter key.
    11. After the system recovery application has loaded, follow the prompts to reinstall the Operating System.

Dec 13, 2011 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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I bought a used laptop,a dv4000, and would like to know how to restore back to out-of-box factory settings


Hi and Welcome to fixya!

In order to reset your machine to the factory settings, just follow these steps:

Access the HP Backup and Recovery Manager

1. Turn on the computer and hold down the "F11" key once the BIOS prompts appear on the monitor.


2. Click on the button labeled "Advanced Options" in the Welcome Screen once the Recover Manager opens. Choose the "System Recovery" option and click "Next."


3. If the "Microsoft System Restore" window appears, select "No" and click "Next."


4. The Recovery Manager will then prompt you to back up any important files as the restoration process will delete all data on the computer's hard drive. If you wish to perform a backup first, select "Back up your files first," click "Next" and follow the on-screen instructions. If not, choose the "Recover without backing up your files" and click the "Next" button. The computer will then begin the restoration process and restore the HP DV4000 to its original factory settings.

Hope this helps!

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How do you reset to factory settings on the gateway ZX4931-31e


Click on Start -> All Programs -> Scroll down to Gateway (or type Gateway in the line) -> click on Gateway Recovery Management -> click on rider "restore" -> click "Restore System to factory default".

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1) HP Pavilion a6300f went dead only fans spining, replaced mother board with same make model, now ssytem boots but windows don't come up. 2) tried up grade from Vista Home to Vista professional to save...


For the first one, you need to enter BIOS and set the HDD settings. Maybe you can automatic detect it once and then the system knew where to load system from. If it can see the hard disk and reads it but no operating system found, then you may need to check the operating system on your hard disk.
For the second one, I do think it is better to upgrade to a upper level OS such as Windows 7. While you have Vista you will have better deal with Windows 7. If you do have a agreement with Microsoft to have newer OS for free in a certain period, you can get Windows 7 for free. If you don't have that agreement, you can get Upgrade version of windows 7 with a huge discount if you have Vista.
You can actually back up your data to an wim file on vista and restore all the data and settings after the upgrading. But be sure to keep a full backup of your hard disk and everything just in case.
You can enter BIOS and make sure booting from CD first. Then there is a key you need to press very early in the booting process to launch the recovery. There is also a factory default restore you can use. Did you call HP to find out what the key is and how to use factory default restoration? You can always plug the hard disk to other computer to back up the data and then restore to factory default and put the data back.

Apr 23, 2011 | HP Pavilion Desktop a6300f Intel Pentium...

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I need to restore factory settings on my Compaq Mini 110 netbook, can anyone tell me how to do this?


Hello,

to reset your laptop, restart your computer and constantly press F11 once the first black screen on your laptop displays, or the Compaq logo display. Your computer will automatically load to recover manager and you can factory restore you computer from there.

2nd option: click start menu, click all programs and scroll to "Hp backup and recovery" or "Backup and recovery" click it and proceed for the factory default setting.

Good luck.

Apr 18, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Sony Vaio VGN N320E won't start - recycles to error window have a vista repair disk - doesn't seem to work - trying to save precious photos before ordering recovery disks from Sony Would like it to start...


You can backup the data and restore it to factory settings.
Please restart the Computer, press the F10 key at startup to access the Recovery Center.
Select Rescue Data option to backup the data to an external USB Hard Drive or thumb Drive or CD/DVD Disc..
Select Custom Rescue Data option to backup the individual data.
Once the data is backed up, select Restore C Drive option to restore the Computer back to the factory settings.

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How to restore hp pavilion to factory settings?


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Restore the PC to original condition with the HP Recovery Manager If the computer cannot open to the Windows desktop, follow the steps below to use the f11 key to launch the HP Recovery Manager and return your notebook to its original factory condition.
  1. When the notebook is powered on, press the wireless button to turn ON the wireless switch.
  2. Turn the power off and on to restart the computer.
  3. Press the f11 key to launch the HP Recovery Manager. NOTE: If the HP Recovery Manager cannot access the hard drive to fix the system errors, use the personal recovery discs to recover the hard drive to its original condition.
  4. When the Welcome to HP Recovery Manager windows displays, click Next .
  5. When prompted to perform a Microsoft System Restore , select No , and then click Next .
  6. When prompted to perform a System Recovery , select Yes , and then click Next .
  7. When prompted to Backup Files , select the desired option.
  8. When prompted to perform a Recover your computer to original factory condition , select Next and allow the system recovery process to complete.

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I have a presariov2000 lap top and I need to restore it to the manufacturer


Recovery Disks No longer come with HP Desktops/Laptops. There is a built-in program in your Program Files that allows the user to create their own set of recovery disks. But you may not need to use the recovery disks to bring the computer back to the manufacturer state. All the Windows XP and programs that come with your computer are on the hard drive on a separate D:RECOVERY partition you can see in My Computer. But you should create the recovery disks in case the Recovery Partition built on your hard drive becomes corrupted.

Several ways to recover your Laptop and how to create a set of Recovery Disks: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00608578&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&rule=21872&product=500508

Without the Recovery disks:

Right after you turn on your computer, start Tapping the F11 key. Shortly after the HP Logo screen disappears you should enter the System Recovery.

Click next and on the next screen they should be some information about System Recovery. After each screen that you click next (Go Slow so you don't miss it) One of the screens should have 2 options near the top:

System Restore
Advanced Option

At the bottom of this screen will be another Next Button. Do Not click next right away because this will start a "Non-Destructive" Recovery where the computer will only restore Windows files to the factory default but the addition data and programs you or someone may have put on the computer will still be on the computer after this recovery as well as they may not work properly since all the Windows files have been defaulted back to factory settings.

At the top, click Advanced. You should then get an option to perform the "Destructive" Recovery which will recover the computer completely back to Manufacturer Default. Choose the Destructive recovery and click next.

This process can take awhile, let it finish to completion (Do not turn off your computer or stop this process in the middle of the recovery, or you WILL need disks to recover the Laptop)

After it finishes, the computer will prompt you to reboot. Reboot the computer, it will boot you into a new Windows where it will do some final configuration and will be back to the manufacturer default.

Remember, this will wipe out all your data, so if you have anything of importance on the computer, Back up the data first, and its recommened that you do regular backups when the computer is working as well.

Jan 30, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook

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