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How do i set my laptop back to factory settings?

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If you have your installation cd insert it and follow the instruction

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How to take laptop back to factory settings


Depending on the brand and year it was made there may be a factory partition that will restore computer back to factory defaults, if not then a reinstallation of windows will be necessary, If factory partition is available just do a search o Google with your make and model # such as : How to restore an Acer Aspire 7425 to factory defaults using recovery partition

Mar 15, 2014 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Restore factory settings 4162


What do you mean by factory settings? You have to be more specific. Also why would you need to do that. A laptop doesn't really have factory settings its not like an appliance or a phone.

Nov 12, 2013 | E-Machines M5414 Notebook

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How do I reset my Toshiba Satellite 1800-S207 laptop to original factory settings


Satellite 1800-S207
Windows 7 and earlier Toshiba laptops come with the factory software recovery image stored in a special (hidden) area on the hard disk. From this special hidden image, you can restore your computer to its factory-fresh software condition.
How To: Perform system recovery - Windows 7
The following article will show you how to perform a system recovery. To Recover or perform a system recovery means to take the laptop back to factory settings (default settings). System restore means to go back to an earlier point in time on the computer.

There are two methods to perform a system recovery:
  • Using Partitioned Recovery Method (Free Recovery)
  • Using Recovery CDs / DVDs / Media
Details provided at the link listed below.
http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/System-Recovery-and-Recovery/How-To-Perform-system-recovery-Windows-7/ta-p/279643
Restore means to go back to an earlier point in time on the computer.

Refresh means PC settings will be set to default without effecting personal files or settings.

Reset means back to factory settings. (default settings) - deleting all personal files, programs and settings. Similar to Recover or Recovery


Windows 8 Toshiba laptops have many restore and recovery options available depending on your needs. To better understand these options and how they affect your computer, please view the video available in the linked article below.
http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/System-Recovery-and-Recovery/How-To-Understanding-System-Restore-Refresh-Reset-and-Recovery/ta-p/342690

Oct 01, 2013 | Toshiba Satellite 1800-S207 Notebook

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Set back to factory settings


There is no such thing as factory settings, it is not a cell phone. The only thing you can do is restore settings to earlier time.

Oct 03, 2012 | Dell Latitude D400 Notebook

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HOW DO I SET MY LAPTOP BACK TO FACTORY


For (Operating Systems=windows98,xp,vista)
unless you have a custom program to do this you can only restore back using (system restore) however that will not restore it to factory settings.. the best way is simply re-installing the Operating system after Formatting your entire Harddisk space (all partitions)
If you don't know how to do it.. then simple follow the instructions after booting the windows CD
PS: to boot windowsxp cd you have to set BIOS settings (F2 or F10 or Del Button at start of computer) to boot CD before HDD..

There is no simple restore factory settings in Laptops

Jul 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Dell Laptop- Set bacl to original factory setting


1st step>go to (start),(Programs),(Accessories),(System Tolls),(System Restore) and make a Choice what date need to Restore way back..good luck and have a nice day..

Jun 15, 2009 | HP Pavilion Ze4900 Notebook

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Factory settings


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 expert technical assistance at
http://www.vtechsquad.com/acer-support/

Mar 15, 2009 | Acer 4220-2346 Notebook

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I need to set my computer back to factory settings


You have two options:
1 - Contact HP for the CD set.
2 - Purchase XP or VISTA and install new.
Normally, the CD's are not available as a download.

Dec 29, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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Restore to factory setting


If you want to completely reset it back to the original windows settings you must re-format your computer. This won't put the original programs back on it that you had before, but it will give your computer a COMPLETE reset. Meaning also that if you want to keep some data you must put it on some external drive because your hard drive will be completely overwritten.

If you want to get it back to just the factory settings, you could try to contact their customer services if they don't anything on their site to help you, although I would not recommend it. Factory settings aren't the best because they usually put stuff on your computer that you don't really want. Re-formatting is the best thing to do.

Nov 09, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite L25-S119 Notebook

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