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Re: reset my laptop to its factory default?
The first thing if it is windows xp on it then in order to reset ur computer back to factory settings u need tofirst shut down the computer and then press and hold down the ctrl key on the keyboard and then press the power button only once and keep tapping f11 key on the keyboard and after that select the option that says complete restore to the manufacturer's settings,and if u have vista all u need to do is shut down the computer and then press the power button only once to turn on the computer and i mmediately keep tapping f8 on the keyboard it will take u to the advance options u need to choose repair my computer and then select complete pc restore to the manufacturer's setting and follow the instructions.....thanks
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1.restart the computer
2.when you see the Vaio logo on the screen press and hold the function key + f10 (fn+F10) to load the vaio recovery center
3.in the editboot option screen, press enter
4.it will load the Vaio Recovery Center
5.click restore c: drive from vaio recovery center
6.follow on-screen instruction. process may take 45mins to 1hour to complete with random restarts. hope this helps.
Not sure what you mean when you say "full system recovery" but the operating system will have system restore points that you can access from the control panels system protection option. If you want to perform a factory default reset, start up the laptop and then look out for options that can be accessed by pressing one of the number function (Fn) keys. I believe the Vaio range comes with an option to restore the laptop back to it's shipped factory defaults, the interface is reliable and did a great job when I restored a Vaio VGN-NW20EF, came out like new!
Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Load BIOS Defaults" menu option. Select it by pressing "Enter."
Highlight "Load BIOS Defaults" again and hit "Enter." This
will reset all of the settings of your Vaio's BIOS back to their
original factory defaults. You can now select "Save Changes and Exit" to
exit the BIOS.
Most of the HP laptops have inbuilt recovery partition. We need to create recovery discs using this partition. We can even restore the notebook to factory settings using recovery manager.
Even the sony laptops have inbuilt recovery partitions.
not too sure what you mean here.you can reset bios to default or can set bios to factory reset.to set default ...when you turn on pc ,message at bottom left hand screen indicates which key to press to enter setup(bios setup) note...its very brief;mines f 10 for instance.at startup press this key and select load default then select save settings and exit;then ur pc restarts with default settings.
To reset bios to factory requires disassembly.
you locate rtc and remove battery(looks like large watch battery)for 5 minutes then replace,reassemble and restart pc.you dont need to know what rtc means(real time clock)or what it looks like cos the battery is right next to it.