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Old 05-18-2011, 02:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How do I restore my laptop to factory settings? I want to give my laptop to my son and he doesnt need all my stuff on it.

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Default Re: restore factory settings?

Either from the recovery partition or recovery DVD, whichever you have received.

If there is a recovery partition, there should be a key you press after POST to go into it, normally F12.
If there is a DVD, plug it in and boot from it.

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Some Brands have software to create the disks. Both companies recommend that you make disk the first thing.
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