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Just bought a used MEDION 1453 and upon hooking it up I found a few major issue that I can not seem to repair! It came with the original windows xp disk as well as the factory application and support disks. Upon turning on it say that a part of the system recovery has been erased and to enter "r" at 1st screen its goes to a ms dos a<: and I am lost from there.just prior to this it asks for a language entry in which I select E for english but still is in german after?How do I recover to factory image and settings please respond asap thanks!

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Is there any information on the drive that you want to save? or are you OK with starting fresh?
If you are not worried about losing any information stored on the drive you can format the drive and re-install windows. Before you start this, create a startup disk for Windows. You can do this on ANY computer running windows ... so if you have to go to a friend's house to make the disk, be sure you have it ready. This disk will tell the computer how to use the CD rom drive, so it can read the windows installation disk.
1. When you get to the "a:>" prompt type "dir" and hit [enter]. This will give you a list of the directories on the disk (this step assures that you are on the correct drive before you start the format procedure. The standard drive designation for a primary hard drive is "C:\>" but your system may be different. If you recognize teh directories listed with the "dir" command as being the correct drive information, you are good for step 2 ... if you are on the wrong drive type "B:" and hit [enter] ... this will switch you to the drive known as drive b ... type "dir" and see if that is the drive you wanted. If not, move on to drive C, drive D, etc until you find your hard drive) 2. Once you are in the correct drive location type "Format C:" where c: is the name of the drive you want to erase. 3. Let the drive format 4. Restart the computer with your startup disk in the drive and the Windows XP cd in the CD drive. 5. Windows should prompt you through the installation process ... and you should be good to go once it is all done.
If there is information on the drive that you want to save, DO NOT FORMAT!!! If you have access to another computer of around the same age, try putting the hard drive from the other computer into the computer with the problem. Once it is installed, go to your BIOS (hit [F8] at the beginning of the computer's boot processes) Once into the BIOS editor, find your hard drives -- and set the one you Just put in to be the primary boot drive. Then Reboot your computer. This should set you up so the computer you just bought will run off of the other hard drive -- you can then access the information on your other drive and make a copy of anything that you want to keep. After you have backed up all of the information that you wanted to keep, format the drive that was not working right. Install Windows onto the drive and you should be good to go -- fix your BIOS so your correct drive is the primary again and reboot the computer. If everything works fine, turn off the computer and take out the secondary hard drive you previously installed and restart the computer again with only the repaired drive in it. If it starts up without a problem you are all set. If you are still having issues, it will be a new problem, and hopefully we can help you solve that one too :-)

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