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How do i factory reset HP / Compaq ElitePad Tablets 900 G1 Tablet P windows 10 without activation key i dont have a system restore image either

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You can use a key reader software program to read the key, but without the Windows 10 installation image you are stuck. They are usually on a hidden partition on the hard drive? If not, because it is a Compaq and has a custom Windows image, you would have to buy a replacement from Compaq.

Number one tip, have computers made for you and buy a standard OEM Windows Operating System.

The fact it is a tablet makes things a lot easier, you just do a hard reset as described here.

Hard Reset HP ElitePad 900 G1

These videos suggest that the Operating System is Android and not Windows so you don't need an activation key.

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SOURCE: Is there a restore to factory image key sequence

Had a good look around for you, the information you need is on a support page, but you need to register your product.
With it being a professional product, they will probably charge alot for a restore disc/additional support

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SOURCE: how to find my Hp Compaq tc 1000 tablet pc Os product key again

The best thing to do here is contact product support at HP, they can get your key for you, in fact they are the only ones that can. Here is a link to the HP support site.

Use the "Contact HP" link at the top left of the product support page..

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SOURCE: want to reset to factory settings

This option will typically be under
Settings > Storage > Factory Reset

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Here you find how to reset for different brands' of android.

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SOURCE: Is there a way to do a factory reset on a southern telecom V7 tablet without accessing the screen?

have you tried removing the battery then replacing it

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Try resetting it by holding down the power button for 10 seconds.that would shut it down. Restart then try logging in. Try to factory reset using the combination buttons as listed below
look for a tiny reset pinhole along the case it may reset the tablet too All RESETTING Ways Below Holding Down Certain Sequence of Keys or Buttons will put Most Tablets or Android Phones in Service mode to Factory Restore to New.
Hold Vol + & Power 20 sec
Hold Vol - & Power 20 sec
Hold Vol + - & Power 20 sec
Hold Home & Power 20 Sec
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Hold vol - & home & power 20 sec
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Non of the apps on my acer tablet are working , I have gone through all of the updates and restarted the tablet multiple times

Might want to contact them -

If you don't mind losing all you have saved on it you can try a factory restore- It will delete everything!
Factory / Hard reset / Password Removal
  1. Power off the tablet. Press and hold the Volume Up and the Power button. After 3 seconds release the Power On button but continue holding the Volume Up button. In the Select Boot Mode use the Volume Up/Down keys to navigate and the Power button to select the desired option.
  2. [SD Image Update Mode]
  3. wipe data/factory reset.
  4. Yes - delete all user data.
  5. Reboot system now.
  6. Your tablet will reboot and go to the Welcome screen.

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My tablet won't go past the icon for android

Is this android tablet 4.4 and above?
If yes, try hard reset.

1. power off tablet
2. press and hold power button and (home button) or volume+
3. release only the power button when you see it power on, keep pressing and holding the volume + or (home button)
4. You should see an android recovery menu
5. Select :Wipe data factory reset" with volume - key go down selection. then press power button once to Enter
6. Select : "Delete all user data" with volume - key. then press Power button as enter.
7. Will restore to factory data and "reboot system now"
8. Press "power button" once and it will reboot.
9. system will restart and load again, this time whait a while on "Android" boot logo and it will finish restoring.
10. all done.
note: use volume + or also try Volume - with power key or use the home button should be another button that looks like the power key.
hope this works for you. reply with your comments.

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Returning tablet. How do I erase everything and restore factory reset???

hi Deanna.
this is all i could find.
  1. Power off your Tablet.
  2. Press and hold Volume up and Power button at the same time until you boot into the Android system recovery. ...
  3. Choose Wipe data/Factory Reset with your volume keys and then press the power button to confirm.
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Perform a factory reset on Android Device - VisiHow
How do you reset a Windows tablet?Reset from within WindowsPlug in your Surface so you don't run out of power during the refresh.Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and select Settings > Change PC settings.Select Update and recovery > Recovery.Under Remove everything and reinstall Windows, select Get started > Next.More items...Refresh or reset Surface RT or Surface 2 - Microsoft Support for: How do you reset a Windows tablet?
How do you do a hard reset on a Samsung tablet?Method 1: From StartupWith the device off, press and hold the "Volume Up", "Home", and "Power" buttons.Release the buttons when you see the recovery screen and the Samsung logo.Use the volume buttons to navigate the menu and select "wipe data / factory reset". ...On the next screen, press "Volume Up" to continue.Samsung Galaxy Tab 4: Steps For Hard Reset - Technipages for: How do you do a hard reset on a Samsung tablet?
How do you restore a Galaxy tablet to factory settings?In fact, consider finding support before you start the following process:Start the Settings app, found in the Apps Menu.Choose Privacy.Choose Factory Data Reset.Touch the Reset Tablet button.Touch the Erase Everything button to confirm. All the information you've set or stored on the Samsung Galaxy Tab is purged.How to Reset the Samsung Galaxy Tab to Factory Settings - for: How do you restore a Galaxy tablet to factory settings?
if none of the above work go to this link might help you out more.
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How to reinstall os on coby 7" tablet?

Usually on an android device access settings : sd card and storage : select erase all or restore or factory reset and device will be factory restored . If the OS is completely gone you may have to access an image from te Coby website and install from a laptop by cable .

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My V55 android tablet is locked and i dont know the email

You can try to do factory reset on your tablet so that your tablet would get unlock. 1.Press the power-key and volume-down key at the same time until the phone get into the recovery mode.
2.Press home key to get into next interface.
3.There will be four choices: reboot system now;apply update from external storage ;wipe data/factory reset;wipe cache partition.
4.Use "Vol+" and "Vol-" to move the cursor up and down. power key to select wipe data/factory reset.

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Everytime i turn on my coby kyros a message comes up and says .... the process android.process.acore has stopped unexpectly.Please try again............ Ive tried reseting it and letting it die and then...


"It came time to part with my review unit of the G1 (Thanks T-Mobile!) and send the phone back to its rightful owner. But what about all the personal info on the phone? The apps, texts, e-mails, AIMs and all that jazz? A quick search of turned up an easy way of restoring your G1 to factory settings:
if you power off your phone and hold the home (shaped like a house) and the end (red hangup button) for about 20 seconds you get a triangle with an exclamation point and a picture of the G1.
Now all you have to do is pop open that pretty QWERTY keyboard and there are several keyboard shortcuts you can use to accomplish what you want to do:
Home+Back reboot system now - (Soft Reboot)
Alt+L - Toggle log text display - (Toggles between the exclamation and menu options)
Alt+S - apply - (Not brave enough yet)
Alt+W - Wipe data/factory reset - (What I chose, had to re-register, out of the box settings)
thee last option (Alt + W) and restored my borrowed G1 to factory settings. I'm sure the soft reboot could be helpful too, should you run into problems a troubled application may have caused. We didn't try the other 2 options so use at your own risk.
By the way, I couldn't live without a G1 so I made the leap and purcahsed a G1 with a T-Mobile service plan. I'm still a loyal Verizon customer and will simply have to keep both plans... but I NEEDED the G1. So basically, you can expect the application reviews and insight you've gotten at to cotinue since we've got our very own device now!
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