I have using my WMP player and it was fine. Then I had a virus and reinstalled factory settings now WMP and Real Player keeps saying they need a codec which my computer does not have. I have downloaded a codec pack but still nothing. But Divx player does play them any explanation???
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If you want to recover Windows Vista factory settings, go to "Control
Panel", then "Backup and Restore Center." There you can choose to
restore your operating system using system restore or to restore your
system from a previously saved restore point.
Packard Bell is a computer manufacturer, now owned by Acer. Restoring your computer will erase the hard drive and install a fresh copy of Microsoft Windows. This is beneficial if the Packard Bell is showing its age and running extremely slow or has been hit with an incurable virus infection. Before attempting to restore the system, be sure to back up any data you wish to save.
1.Insert the Windows Setup CD/DVD into the computer's optical drive. The disc will have been included with the Packard Bell computer.
2.Restart the computer with the disc inserted. A black screen will appear when the disc is detected, displaying "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD..." Press any key on the keyboard to launch the Windows installer. The "Install Windows" screen will appear.
4.Select "I accept the license terms" and click "Next."
5.Click "Custom" when asked what type of installation you'd like. The other option is "Upgrade," but in order to restore your Packard Bell system to its factory settings, you must reformat the hard drive.
6.Click "Drive Options" when asked where to install Windows. Select the C: drive and click "Erase." Select the unallocated space after it has been erased, and click "Format." Format the space using the "NTFS" file system.
7.Click "Next" and Windows will begin reinstalling on the Packard Bell's hard drive. The system will reboot when finished and launch into your newly restored Packard Bell.
When booting wait for the manufacturers screen to appear, i.e acer, packard bell etc... then press Alt and tap F10 this will bring up the recovery manager to enable you to restore your computer to factory settings.
Before you do this when you boot press F2 to go into the bios and make sure that D2D is enabled.