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I want to reformat my computer with my recovery disks
Posted on Jul 04, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: how to reformat ibm pc
Thanks for the good thoughts. :)
If yours is a Recovery or System Restore CD provided by IBM w/ that particular model computer, then, no, you will likely not need the OS CD.
I have seen some instances where the OS CD and the recovery CD were needed. So, I can't be certain w/out knowing the model and, possibly, the serial no. of that computer. Chances are, however, that you will not need the OS CD.
Please, make sure that you have backed up all of your data as the restore CD will format your hard drive as part of the System Restore process.
I also recommend that you download all the latest drivers from IBM/LENOVA for that computer and burn them all to a CD-R disc before you begin the restore process. It could save you some trouble.
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Posted on Apr 05, 2008
SOURCE: reformat windows vista from cd
Click start,all programs,accessories,system tools,system restore,and choose factory settings when the window opens.
Or if you have the vista disk,put it in the cd drive restart and tap the F12 key while it is booting.
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
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