I would so much appreciate any insight into this. Do you know the size of the drive? Hi All, I have an Asus Laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate. I have sent him a text asking him for his password, but even with that, there is still very little chance that the replacement drive has the correct recovery partition installed, so how do I get this going. I tried doing a system restore but i received an error message that that had failed and was unable to be completed. This comes in handy if your manufacturer provides a factory restore image or external drive containing the image to return your machine to its factory state. I don't know how to use the hidden partition for this section though.
When Windows reboots, select troubleshoot among the options provided. Any other way I can factory restore with my current situation? If you don't have the 100mb System Reserved partition, the Recovery partition might currently be marked Active, which makes Win7 harder to Repair - but run the 3 Repairs anyway, after which you can mark Win7 partition itself Active to try the Repairs. If you really want to over-write everything on the Hard Disk Drive so it can never be recovered. Click start Right Click on Computer Click Manage Click Disk Management on the left hand side. Step 1: Access the settings menu by clicking the Notifications icon on the taskbar or pressing the Windows button + A. If the System Reserved partition is marked Active, try Startup Repair again a few times. If it doesn't work call Asus.
I've had it about 8 months. Of course when I clean Installed windows 8. To factory reset your Windows 7 computer, you will need to do a number of activities. When finished, Windows will inform you the computer has been restored to a factory-new condition. I am trying te reset to factory condition. I have tried all methods and this is the 1st time in 25 years that I am unable to reset a computer.
That will yield the size of the bootable drive. Select restore factory settings and on the next screen, decide whether you only want to remove files from the drive where Windows is installed or if you want to wipe all drives. A restore to factory settings is also known as a reset to factory settings or as a restore to factory defaults. Please leave computer alone for up to 2 hours to complete and please do not interupt process under any circumstance. Windows 10 Pro - Start10 - part of a local network which is a '3rd party optimizer-free' zone. Also I did not think stupidly to back up my files. I tried under safe mode and start up repair no option.
I did everything as normal, f8, repair computer, chose the mesh recovery option to reset to factory settings. How to restore Windows 7 on Asus If it continues to fail to boot Win7, change the Active partition to Win7 partition itself then try Repairs again. Also how do I back up the saves for Crysis 2? Next, select how you want to clean the drive; select either just remove my files or remove files and clean the drive. Factory resetting your Windows 7 computer for a variety of reasons involves a lot of steps. Can anyone help me please? The F9 option at boot up does not work. To find out, go to 'Computer' and right-click on each of the partitions on the boot drive and add up the 'Size' of each partition. You should ask your friend to establish if she has a 'Recovery' partition.
Other options for restore Method 1: Run System Restore from Windows Vista Windows Vista systems can be restored to an earlier time if System Restore was enabled and was able to create snapshots correctly. There are no options in recovery or restore. Asus said I would have to return the netbook to base and since my netbook is out of warranty, there would be a charge of £50. However I did not upgrade to windows 8 Pro. Restore an Asus Netbook to factory settings Here is info for using the Recovery Partition for your computer: this is not true ,i had a Compaq laptop for testing,wiped its hdd and reinstall different versions of windows ,many ,many times ,and the recover partition stayed intact ,until i selected it one time to format it and make one big partition. Press 4 or F4 to restart the laptop in Safe Mode. Hold down F9 while it's restarting.
I mainly ask for future reference and just to know how or if there is a way to restore the F9 option. Step 6: If you chose Remove everything, you now have the option to Just remove my files or Remove files and clean the drive. I need to restore my laptop back to it's factory settings. How to Factory Reset Windows Navigate to either Refresh preserves data or Restore factory out of box settings. This laptop was brought to us by a very stupid woman who threw away everything inside the box except the laptop including the power cable and everything else which I'm guessing was instructions too. I have our Microsoft Product Key.
. Remove Everything This is to reset Windows 10. Unfortunately, from step 2 onwards, this does not work in my favour. If this doesn't work then most likely the computer doesn't have a recovery partition. This is how the recovery partition is accessed for the most popular makes.
If i do a restore from factory settings, will I get my old settings with my vista back? I tried to do a restore, but there is no restore point later than the day it reset itself Or did you have a corrupted account, so Windows logged you automatically in in a new account? The manufacturer might have special partitions set up on the hard drive or might be able to provide a factory restore image. Erasing the contents of the drive is also critical if you intend to sell the laptop; if you neglect to do this, the next owner will be able to access your critical business data. Kees Kees One of the netbooks used for demos was an Asus w7 Basic system. Restore To Factory Settings Select the language you use and click to continue. Wait for the process to finish and automatically restart the laptop. Ask back if you have any specfic questions.