question about restoring from factory my laptop settings
I have a mini HP laptop. He has a virus and I said I need to restore it to factory settings.
Yes, it should still have Windows on it.
Factory settings means that it back in new condition; as in the way in which you bought it.
Here is some general information on how to use the HP recovery options.
The choice that applies to you.
It is normally press F11 at startup (save your data first)
See you soon.
Its pretty much exactly as the title suggests.
l accidentally moved the shortcut for my tab download in the library section and the stupid thing doesn't let me bring him back.
If the click with the right button on library and click on restore it does not bring back the short cut of download. l know right stupid?
In my explorer, "downloads" is a favorite not a library.
You right click on library or favorite? If you click library, try Favorites and "restore favorite links."
I have problems with my ipod touch. A very nice lady from Apple called me and told me to save it on my computer, and then restore the factory settings. All my itunes purchases are still there, but my 800 songs from CDs, etc. have disappeared. She said that she could not me more help. Is this normal? The songs are stored anywhere? How can I get to them? Please enter slowly because I am very untechy.
Where these 800 songs came first place? They should have come from a library, iTunes if you do not have access to the library, it was sync would be of?
See you soon,.
Someone I was talking about how much better my laptop worked when I "upgraded" from Vista home to XP Pro, and they wanted to do the same to theirs.
They had licensed XP Home on a thumbnail for a computer with power poor diet (or the motherboard, I'm not sure) that they elected to replace rather than repair it some time ago.
The person in question is not very computer, they asked me to proceed with the installation. When I reviewed the system, I found that the computer had a partition unused, called 'data '. The person think that the D drive was reserved for the CD, similar to the way that the reader appears sometimes on facilities without disks in older versions of Windows.
I'm not 100% sure you have the correct drivers for the NETWORK adapter (is it still called CARD of Network Interface when based and integrated?), so I'm going to install it as a dual boot in order to obtain all the necessary drivers. I found the instructions to do this, but as Vista is installed on the first partition, I have trouble if I choose to delete the VIsta partition after that XP, I get up and running because of the MBR and the boot loader? I remember that you can install on one partition other than the one with Windows NT-based, so what would be the correct way to remove the first partition Vista, once I have XP properly put in place?
Also, I think remember me something about the version of XP OEM (whatever it is) is illegal to install on another computer without count than the one for which it was purchased. Is this true? Have activation and WGA problems if I use this key?
Do you want to say that for these particular brands, and you mean by 'not turn on' the Windows Activation that disables Windows after 30 days, correct?
Well Yes. . Because if its a HP / Dell / Toshiba, Acer, the key will be in the restore cd / DVD (when install you it). And he'll know the diff, since the key is based on the model of the brand / and material. And if install you it on another system of your habit of material corresponding to the material to these portable computers or desktop computers
If you mean the license and the legality about it, so I'll tell him it's not legal, and he needs a copy that is not an OEM version.
Even if she was not preinstalled (on a laptop / desktop), it applies also to the OEM versions you buy.
It MUST only be installed on a system. You may be able to install it on other computers, BUT if you can activate it is another matter. If you can't, you will have 30 days to activate
I recently bought a refurbished laptop comes preloaded with Windows 7 Professional 32 bit. Also, the laptop came with installation media on dvd for 32 and 64 bit. I want to migrate to 64-bit laptop, but I fear that the system has already been activated.
You will need to do a clean install, there is no place on the way to upgrade Windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit.
Using the disk of 64-bit Windows 7, install Windows 7 Windows Easy Transfer Utility from the DVD (to find it, simply navigate to x:\support\migwiz, "x:" is the name of your hard drive. (In this case, you will see a collection of files, the important"that you must search for and double-click is 'migsetup'.) run it and create a DAMP (Windows Easy Transfer file), if you have an external hard drive, you can access it later when you perform a clean install of Windows 7 64-bit disk so you can stored there.
Once you have done this, just do a clean install of Windows 7 64 bit disc. In Windows 7 64 bit disk, start Windows Easy Transfer, follow the wizard screen, tap on which is stored the WET file (external hard drive) and it will restore your personal files and settings. Reinstall the applications needed.
Boot from the DVD 64 bit Windows 7
Click Install now
Accept the license agreement
When the option is displayed to select a type of installation, click (Custom advanced)
Select the disk partition where you want to install Windows 7 click Next.
You will receive the following warning:
The partition you have selected may contain files from a previous Installation of Windows. If so, these files and folders will be moved to a folder named Windows.old. You will be able to access the information in Windows.old, but you will be able to use your previous version of Windows.
(At all costs, do NOT click on anything in Format, deletion or Partition name.) So even do a custom installation, your personal files are still kept. Click OK
The installation program will now begin installation. During installation, your computer will be restarted several times.
Once the installation is complete, you can complete the Out of Box experience as the choice of your laptop, create a username, password, your time zone. You can then proceed to download the latest updates for Windows and reinstall your applications and drivers.
You can then retrieve your personal files from the Windows.old folder and reinstall all of your applications and drivers.
How to activate Windows 7 manually (activate by phone)
1) click Start and in the search for box type: slui.exe 4
(2) press the ENTER"" key.
(3) select your "country" in the list.
(4) choose the option "activate phone".
(5) stay on the phone (do not select/press all options) and wait for a person to help you with the activation.
(6) explain your problem clearly to the support person.
5 months ago, I bought a laptop Satellite A200 - 1 M 5, but I face some strange and annoying inconsistencies such as blue screen after startup, inconsistencies with several programs or devices, unique discoveries registry keys, problem with microsoft register server, Mp telemetry and other inexplicable things that make you angry. In addition, Vista are so heavy for 'only' 1024 MB of memory.
For all the foregoing, I thought strongly to change my operating system from Vista to XP clearer and more coherent. However, I have no idea if the machine will cooperate very well with XP. Nothing will work properly? Incompatibility? Someone told me that, perhaps, the case of Toshiba flash cards will not work. But, if so, how can I manipulate for example brightness? Combination of FN will work?
Thanks in advance for the help
I think that your machine should work well with Windows XP Home edition. Many people use Windows XP Home edition on the mobile phones of Satellite or Equium A200 new and different. Before you start to do the BIOS update to the version of Windows XP designed home. It must be 5. XX. Check it out!
For the installation of WXP use CD Windows XP SP2 home edition installations. All the necessary drivers, tools and utilities that you can find on Toshiba page under http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com for assistance
BTW: before you start checking some threads here about installation of WXP A200 laptop. You can find a lot of useful things.
Bye and good luck!
Just took my first laptop namely a 7559. All my other PC is auto built workstations.
A question for future reference concerning recovery usb and windows built utility reset feature.
If and when the time comes, I want to "reformat" and do not take care of having to reinstall applications and settings again once I'm fine using the reset in windows feature? I guess if I want to actually wipe the drive and reinstall the OS, then I should be the practical usb recovery?
If you have 10 installed windows you have several options. I usually only a few points of recovery every now and then I can come back if necessary (i.e. driver fails).
You should have an original image on your computer which also allows you to restore to the factory settings.
I also created the laptop recovery media once I installed everything Basic that I needed and I use this as my tool of back-up/wipe. You can download windows 10 clean install-tool free-form their website, but this leaves you without drivers or anything (so remember to also back up SSD-pilots and drivers wifi on the usb port even if you use this method).
1. create recovery points every now and then
2 create USB recovery media using the dell media recovery software - very useful, keep it somewhere safe.
(3) you can always clean install with the feature 10 available at the website windows windows
I hope this helps!
My HARD drive crashed a few days ago on my Toshiba Satellite M40.
So I bought a new HDD IDE to use my Toshiba WinXP recovery DVDs. But my internal optical drive does not work.
My BIOS does not let me start on an external optical drive...
I tried to use another laptop recovery DVD but it says 'this recovery DVD is only for Toshiba laptops.
All I want is to try to find a way to use my restore DVD...
Can someone help me? or ideas?
I think that every resident has reason. You can restore t to factory settings on the recovery disk Toshiba no CD/DVD drive work.
If you want to use the Toshiba Recovery disk, you need to replace the CD/DVD drive!
But as resident suggested, you can install Windows XP with a disc of Microsoft. Therefore, you don't need a CD/DVD drive work.
It of your choice what you do! Either you replace the CD/DVD drive, or you use a disk of Microsoft.
I have toshiba L300 satt he wouldn't start so after restore settings factory network card does not start so can't do updates cannot find wireless network and I tried plugging cable ethernet directly to the router still cannot be detected or nothing comes with the network adapter won't start not error code 10 tried to load the driver updates but it's so far has got no restore point or restore system disks completely made through bak right discso to normal, says its running vista 32 2006 windows looked everywhere no joy please don't help the driver is realtek rtl8101
go to toshiba and download the drivers for your model laptop
There is a download tab at the top on the link below
use the computer that you use to get here download and save to the desktop
copy to a flash drive - transfer and install it on the other
OK, until recently, the hard drive of my laptop couldn't, and I had to replace, no biggie, I really care about this laptop in any case. Then I threw ubuntu top and let it go from there. But recently, I wonder, if I could get windows again for her, for free. I am sure that it is not under warranty, but I could go and check of 90 percent. I have no back ups for it because it was cheap.
HP Pavilion G6-2235us
Bought in the United States
Provided with Windows 8
Yes, if the hard drive has been installed you can just catch a Windows ISO-8 8.1 is not available now and make an own Install.Then, if you have the sticker of the product key on the back of your laptop use the product key to activate. Devices with Windows 8 generally have incorporated in their BIOS product key and use the following tool to get the product key:
Then, you can use the key to activate. In the meantime, here is the link to download windows ISO 8.1 and generate the installation media
Later you can improve Windows 10 too if you wish.
Let us know if you have any other questions.
Dell Inspiron Laptop:
Processor: Core i3 - 2350M
RAM - 4 GB
Graphics card: integrated Intel HD 3000
It's weird. Some games that I can play with the medium or high settings with little or no problem. I know that this is not a portable game, but I only play games occasionally. I'm not talking about games here either. It runs Skyrim and Fallout: New Vegas without problem. In addition, it ran call of Duty: MW3 upstairs very smooth.
The question is... can I allocate more memory on my video card? He said that the card can be a total memory approx. 1696 MB, but I know this isn't a 1.6 GB video card. I read some computers allow you to change the BIOS settings to add more memory, but I can't find anything. Im just surprised he plays these big games that he probably lag at least a little, but he can't play hitman: absolution of all and the video RAM minimum for this is 512 mb like Skyrim.
Thanks for the reply.
There is no option in the BIOS to allocate more memory for the video card. Video card performance is optimized automatically during the game.
Thank you & best regards
Hello, woner if anyone can offer some advice, I recently had my laptop repaired due to a fall.
However, I thought the operating system needs to install. Confused as performed here, but instead to send back will do it myself.
I am running Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, or it is a case of purchase of these discs and their execution, no idea about computers, don't know if there is another way. I did creat restore disks, but using them had constantly message saying waiting for the drive to become available, now it says only: insert installation discs.
Any advice appreciated help.
To be honest I really don't have a clue what you mean exactly because your ad is not very clear.
Are you using the Toshiba Recovery disk to restore windows? If so, you will need to insert this disk and boot of it. Then follow the instructions on the screen.
In case you get an error message: what message you get exactly?
I have a laptop Toshiba Portege, which is not yet 1 year old with some problems.
-a crack in the cover next to the screen (not the screen), who came into the frame after the closure of the laptop
-drive that does not fingerprint
-Lock button battery that came loose.
What do I have to pay when I give to my laptop for these problems?
At first, I have to say that this forum is the forum of users and what you need is accurate answers, from people who know exactly how it works with guarantees and laptops issues different.
Here you can read some personal opinions, but what you need is accurate information about all this.
We recommend that you contact the nearest Toshiba service provider in your country as soon as possible. Don t wait too long because warranty time. Call or visit them in service directly, show the problems and ask them all.
They will explain how it works.
I can't say for sure, but I think that all this should be covered by the warranty.
If you need addresses and phone numbers please visit Toshiba support under http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com page > support & downloads > find an ASP.
Hello. I have a question; I'm going to buy a computer toshiba laptop, but I need to install fedora linux for my work. My question is
should which model I buy to be able to install this linux by myself? I thought about Toshiba A200 - 1 MB or A100-786. What other linux can be installed on Toshiba A200 - 1 MB, A100-786. You may know if power is working correctly?
In recent days, nobody writes here and I just want to write a few words. As you probably know that Linux is not supported by Toshiba and with Linux, you're on your own. Please if you have time check out this Linux section. You will find many interesting topics and I hope some information about Linux on the laptop A100 and A200 model.
You can also visit these interesting pages of Linux:
Bye and good luck!
I'm a bit confused with the "software support" that came with my new laptop. It is not clear what programs are for.
For example, I opened TEMPRO and he said an update of the bios which I duly installed.
Then I looked at the SERVICE STATION, which also seems to be updated.
Are there duplicates in all this?
Can anyone recommend which of these programs must be active?
Is there a brief explanation of what they are doing and if there is no "overhead" in their performance?
Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.
I imagine that you are a bit confused about this.
Two of them are nice especially Tempro applications. More info on Tempro Tempro service and you can read about http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/generic/TEMPO_RELEASE_V1
To be honest, I don't use any of them and both are removed from my system. In general when you get the new notebook you will have perfectly configured OS and everything will work stable for some updates so important steps will not necessary at all. Both applications running in the background and just slow down the system.
If you have time check the other assignments on these applications. You will find many of them here on this forum.
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