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I got a compaq cq61 notebook with windows 7 OS, and when hitting f11 for recovery it is asking for the recovery disk and i dont have one, i got the recovery partition on the computer and how do i restore the notebook without using the disks

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Didnt u make the recovery discs beforehand???? if the option for restore factory settings is shown...then go for it.....it works in my vista....u will have your notebook as it was when u bought it.....but only one problem.....you will lose everything u have on your laptop..as it is formatted...

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