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Reinstalling XP using recovery disc

I have a gateway note book i want to reset back to factory settings and do a clean install. when the recovery is running it tops at bout 3% saying it can not recover a file and gives me the choice to retry or abort i hit retry and it happens again how can i get beyond this point and complete clean install
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    How can I get a new recovery disc 

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Ur recovery cd has been damged thats y this earro is comeing

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    sandip panchal Jul 30, 2008

    can u give me the model no of your laptop & s/n & p/n is behind your laptop

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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.
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How do i reset my gateway mt6705 computor back to factory setting


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Click "Start" on your Windows desktop. Navigate through "All Programs" and "Gateway." Click on "Gateway Recovery Management." Click "Restore" when the Gateway Recovery Management window pops up, which will take the system back to the default factory specifications. A box will pop up asking for confirmation, click "Yes" and then "Start." You may have to enter a password as well, but only if your particular Gateway had a password set. Wait for the computer to restart. A "Restore from factory default" box will appear, requiring you to click "Next" twice in a row. Click "OK" in the box that appears next, and wait for the hard drive partition to be created. The factory default installation will then be moved over to the hard drive. Click "OK" in the box that appears and wait for a second Gateway restart. Several minutes will pass as Windows "starts for the first time." When restarting finally finishes, a "Set Up Windows" dialog box will appear. Click "Next," followed by checking the license agreement box, and then "Next" again. Enter a user name and picture, if desired, and a computer name. Also, customize the background wallpaper for your desktop, optionally. Click "Next." Click "Use Recommended Settings" on the Protect Windows-based dialog box that pops up. Set your correct date and time settings in the next box. Select your location in the following screen. Click "Next," followed by "Start" to finish. Wait while Windows checks for your individual Gateway computer specifications and adjusts accordingly. This will likely take several minutes, so leaving your computer for a short time is fine. Windows will then prepare your hardware and finish your Gateway restoration process, including the installation of Gateway Recovery Management. Once completed, your Gateway is good to go and ready at factory settings.

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Reset all settings on my mx8741


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Solution This option restarts the computer and restores it to the factory installation of Windows using Gateway Recovery Management.


Instructions:
  • 1. From the Windows Vista default Start menu, click All Programs >Gateway > Gateway Recovery Management
  • 2. In the Gateway Recovery Management window, click Restore, and then Restore system to factory default
  • 3. In the Confirm Restoration dialog box, select Yes, and then click Start
    • Note: You are prompted to enter your password if a password was set
  • 4. In the Confirm Restoration dialog box, click OK
  • 5. The computer restarts
  • 6. Windows loads files
  • 7. The Please wait a moment screen is displayed
  • 8. In the Restore from factory default dialog box, click Next
  • 9. In the Destination Disk Information dialog box, click Next
  • 10. In the Notice dialog box, click OK
  • 11. The hard drive partition is created
  • 12. The factory default installation is copied to the hard drive
  • 13. In the Finished dialog box, click OK
  • 14. The Please wait a moment screen is displayed and then the computer restarts
  • 15. Windows prepares to start for the first time - this may take a few minutes
  • 16. Windows continues setting up the computer
  • 17. The computer restarts
  • 18. In the Set up Windows screen, click Next
  • 19. In the Please read the license terms screen, select 'I accept the license terms' for each item and then click Next.
  • 20. In the Choose a user name and picture screen, enter the appropriate information and click Next
  • 21. In the Type a computer name and choose a desktop background screen, enter the appropriate information and click Next
  • 22. In the Help protect Windows automatically screen, click Use recommended settings
  • 23. In the Review your time and date settings screen, select the appropriate settings, and then click Next
  • 24. In the Select your computer's current location screen, click the appropriate option
  • 25. In the Thank You screen, click Start
  • 26. Windows checks the computers performance
    • Depending on your hardware, this process could take up to 15 minutes to complete
  • 27. Windows prepares the desktop
  • 28. The Gateway Recovery Management is installed
  • 29. Installation is complete

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Drivers for Gateway products may be found on the Gateway Product Support. Search for the product and download the drivers.

Alternatively, the factory installed drivers and applications can be re-installed by using Gateway eRecovery by following these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then All Programs
  2. Click Gateway, and then Gateway eRecovery Management
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Alternatively, the factory installed drivers and applications can be re-installed by using Gateway eRecovery by following these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then All Programs
  2. Click Gateway, and then Gateway eRecovery Management
  3. You may be prompted to enter or create a password. This password will be required to use eRecovery in the future.
  4. In the next window on the left toolbar, select Restore.
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I set a password to my laptop and I can't remember what it is, how can I get to use my laptop again??


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factory settings could mean performing a system restore to a previous state of the OS. I'll try to explain how you can perform each one of these methods in the article below.
Restore Factory Settings - System Restore System Restore is the in-built tool of Windows XP and Windows Vista that allows you to roll back the registry to a previous state. Note that it only "restores" previous settings for the registry and Windows system files.
You can use system restore to get rid of spyware, but if system restore does not fix your problem, you'll have to resort to either a clean install of the OS or using your recovery CD/DVDs.
You can read my previous post on how to restore your computer using the System Restore feature. If system restore is disabled, you can read my post on how to enable system restore again.
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Restore Factory Settings - Recovery CD/DVDs Most computers come with either a recovery CD/DVD or a recovery partition that is hidden on the computer. This is true for most HP and Dell machines now these days.
If you have one of these, you can access the recovery from within Windows or during startup.
For HP, you can go to Start, All Programs, HP Tools, and then choose HP PC System Recovery.
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You can also press the F10 key multiple times during bootup to get access to the recovery console in case Windows is not loading properly.
On Dells, you can access the recovery partition by pressing Ctrl + F11 immediately after the machine is turned on.
Note that all of your data will be lost on the hard drive. Using a recovery CD is not the same as repairing XP. When you repair Windows XP, all of the system files are replaced with the original ones, but your data and applications remain intact.
Restore Factory Settings - Clean Install XP Your last and final option for restoring XP to factory settings is to perform a clean install. This requires having the CD/DVD for the OS. If you only have a hidden recovery partition, you will not be able to perform a clean install.
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It's a fairly straight-forward process and you can read this excellent tutorial for step by step instructions. Again, it's important to note that you will lose all your data in this process.

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First way
1 login to windows
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6. click restore
7. select systems recovery to factory defaults

Computer will restart itself and start doing the system recovery itself, All you need to do is follow the screen

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