Re: Satellite L500-128 - how to restore factory settings?
I have a Toshiba Satellite L500-128. A couple of months, I installed the upgrade to windows 7. Now, I want to clean my computer laptop everything. I want to restore the factory settings, but I have no idea how to do that. Does anyone has an idea how to solve this problem?
What do you want exactly?
Normally it is easy to restore the factory settings. You need only the Toshiba Recovery disk you created, I think. Therefore, enter the disk and start it. The Setup menu will be loaded and you can follow the instructions on the screen. Factory settings will be restored with all the drivers and tools.
Also, don't forget to backup your data. Everything on the HARD drive will be erased.
I have a satellite 2450-210 I want to restore settings (wipe hd etc.) for my daughter to use.
Can someone give me details on how to do it
Do you have a recovery CD?
This disc is necessary if you want to restore the laptop back to factory settings.
If you n t have this disc then you will need to use a clean Microsoft Windows CD (Win XP would be the best) for the installation of the OS.
Toshiba drivers can be downloaded from the European driver Toshiba page
Because this device is an oldie, the drivers have been moved to the archives (in the product type click on archive).
My sister has a Toshiba Satellite L300D 242, and she is very unhappy with her because she seems to have more than enough problems.
The problems, that she told me about all seem more like general maintenance would have prevented them, but I offered to files his laptop to its original specifications and she's happy with it.
I'm a bit irritating to play with things for the first time, however, and that's because I've never reformatted a before Toshiba and I worry in case there might be an unexpected stumbling block that I'd better know.
I have restored my Acer several times and it's been no problem, no problem at all. Is a Toshiba Satellite L300D 242 restoration as simple?
Can someone tell me the procedure I should follow to restore L300D 242 sister, please? I don't know if she restore disks, in case anyone asks, I have him asked and I'm waiting for a response.
Thank you very much.
If the original OS from Toshiba is installed you can restore the factory settings as described HARD drive recovery option here and in * user manual *:
> I don't know if she has any restore disks
Normally the laptop come without recovery disks, but you can create them yourself using preinstalled Toshiba Recovery Media Creator. Just start this preinstalled Toshiba tool and follow the instructions on the screen to create the recovery disks.
How do you restore the laptop?
I can't understand it, it erased all my restore points, so I can't do anything, so I have to files it to factory settings?
Did not read the user manual? ;\
Here, you can find all information about restoring the computer to the factory settings.
It's pretty easy: it takes only the Toshiba recovery disc. This disc contains an image on the factory settings. These are the same parameters that you have started the computer the first time. Installation is easy: just boot from that disk and follow the instructions on the screen. It only takes a few minutes after that, your computer is ready to be used again! :)
Recently I got a virus, that has completely ruined my computer, my antivirus software is useless against it, and it erased all my system restore points. To make things worse, I have no recovery disks. I want to reformat my hard drive and start over, but I can't understand how do.
Is there a way to reformat my hard drive, without the disks recovery or restore points?
Any help is greatly appreciated!
> it. Is there a way to reformat my hard drive, without the disks recovery or restore points?
Yes, you can copy of Windows disk for this purpose. :)
Hello, I'm Ali.
I have the Toshiba Satellite L655 - 14 d. I have format my laptop and repartition the HARD disk and reinstall Windows 7 from disc and I already save folder HDDrecovery...
Now, how can I restore my laptop to factory settings?
I hope to hear the solutions...
To clarify some things: you reinstall Windows 7 recovery disk Toshiba or Microsoft Windows disk?
If you have used the Toshiba Recovery disk, follow the instructions posted by Akuma. You can use the HDDrecovery feature to restore your laptop to factory settings.
If you have used the Microsoft disk you need recovery disk from Toshiba. HDDrecovery is a Toshiba feature and cannot be used with the operating system preinstalled. That is why it s not enough that you have already saved the folder HDDrecovery, it will not work!
If you don t have a recovery disc, you can order it here:
I had software problems with my A500. I made the recovery disc. I tried to find a way to use these but can't find it in the manual that I downloaded.
Am I just thinking I have the boot disk 1 in the drive of the computer lights up continuously by pressing F12 while it is booting and then select start from the DVD drive? Then, I guess it will give the steps online about how the process is done for resume to factory settings.
You are good friend. First, you will need to insert the disc 1 into your CD/DVD drive. Then, restart the computer and go into the boot menu by pressing F12. Select your CD/DVD drive and the computer will boot from this drive. After that, follow the instructions on the screen, factory settings will be restored in a few minutes. During installation, we need to change the drive, I think, but the computer will give you information on this subject.
Don t forget that Toshiba Recovery disk erases the entire HARD disk. This means you must make a backup of all important files. Therefore, you can use an external HARD drive or you burn on DVD s.
I formatted my Windows Home Premium OEM (on the C drive) and now I need to restore my laptop to factory, and I do not know how and if I try this: press and hold the value 0 (zero) key and at the same time, press the button of power once to turn on your computer laptop nothing happen.
If you have installed another operating system or formatted the HARD drive, you are not able to restore the factory settings because of HARD drive recovery files are deleted. HARD drive recovery option can only be used with the pre-installed Windows version and not with other facilities.
In your case, you have the Toshiba Recovery disk but it seems that you didn't read the manual because you don t have such a drive. This disk must be created yourself with preinstalled recovery media creator.
Now it s too late for this, but you can order such a drive of Toshiba directly and it will help you to restore the original settings of the case:
I currently own a l500-128 with 32-bit windows 7 and I would like to know how you can disable wireless on Windows instead of the BIOS. Because I'm using a clean install, I have no installed tools Toshiba so I don't know what software I need to use.
Secondly, I wonder which included the latest 2 bios updates. I saw no improvement in performance so far, so I want to know what has been fixed.
Thank you in advance.
(1) can I ask you if you have read the user manual?
You can disable the WIFI using the hardware on the laptop switch. You can also disable WLAN using FN + F8 key combination but so value-added Package must be installed.
(2) I never noticed the BIOS updates to improve performance. Normally, they set only a few problems and if you can t find a log of the changes on the Toshiba site is not available.
I seem to have a pretty annoying problem with the NB200 - 10Z.
The operating system is WinXP SP3.
I was looking to restore it to its factory settings by using the tools of Toshiba, pressing F8 during the boot sequence, this however does not take me to a screen where I can choose 'Repair' as online guide of Toshiba said.
My only options were by selecting start normally, or start in safe mode, safe mode with network and so on. I have consulted the original manual included with the laptop, but that doesn't make the light on the problem, in fact I found the manual to be pretty empty.
There isn't any help on formats, restore to factory or other maintenance. Disappointing.
Another option is creating a recovery disk, however, Toshiba tool will only advise that it cannot find all the stations that contain writable media, simply because the NB200-10Z is not a CD/DVD/BD drive. The only available ports are SD and USB.
So my question is, how do I format/reset to factory settings the NB200-10Z without external CD/DVD/readers writers, using the USB/SD slots? Because I can't find a way to create an ISO recovery with the Toshiba tool, which I was able to get on a bootable USB device.
And even if there is a way to do it, how do I adjust the NB200 to boot from USB? Looking at the bios settings and boot options, showed that only the LAN and HARD drive are supported.
Usually, if you start media recovery disk creator, you can choose on which device (CD/DVD or USB) the recovery media must be created. There you should be able to change between the CD/DVD drive and USB. If you select USB you can create the recovery on a USB media.
You can boot from that disk if you connect before you start the computer, then go to the start of the BIOS (F12) menu and then you can select the USB key.
According to the manual of the drive recovery HARD can be started while pressing the value 0 (zero) key before Windows starts.
Check this box!
I'm recovering from the laptop (Dell Inspiron N5010) friend who has been infected with a malware ransom (ICE Cyber Crime Center Backdoor.Win32.ZAccess.erds). I used the Kapersky rescue disc to remove the virus from the ransom but now Windows will not load and I suspect that the MBR has been affected. At startup, the Dell logo appears and the window loading appears briefly, but then you have the 'blue screen of death' flashes and the cycle repeats. The bsod error is:
A PROBLEM HAS BEEN DETECTED AND WINDOWS HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN TO AVOID DAMAGE
ON YOUR COMPUTER
IF THIS THE FIRST TIME YOU ' VE SEEN THIS STOP ERROR SCREE.
RESTART YOUR COMPUTER. IF THIS SCREEN APPEARS AGAIN, FOLLOW
THE FOLLOWING STEPS:
CHECK FOR VIRUSES ON YOUR COMPUTER. REMOVE ANY NEWLY INSTALLED
HARD DRIVES OR HARD DRIVE CONTROLLERS. CHECK THE HARD DRIVE
TO MAKE SURE THAT IT IS CORRECTLY CONFIGURED AND COMPLETED.
RUN CHKDISK /F TO CHECK FOR HARD DRIVE CORRUPTION, AND THEN RESTART YOUR COMPUTER.
STOP: 0X0000007B (0XF78D2524, 0XC0000034, 0X00000000, 0X00000000)
The F2 and F12 keys work, but the F8 key will not open the "Advanced Boot Options", so I can't to the "Restore Dell DataSafe and emergency Backup" or any other advanced option. System Restore will not work either.
I ran chkdsk and sfc hard disk (via the Kapersky Rescue disk) and neither solved the problem. Then I copied its data on the hard drive.
I would like to restore the laptop to factory settings (assuming that it would be better to reinstall Windows because the drivers Dell would be included already?). There is a folder on the hard disk called "emergency" and contains a Backup*.exe file and several Backup*.dsb files.
Is given this scenario, possible to restore to factory settings? Or am I forced to reinstall Windows from scratch?
What version of Windows?
7b error message indicates the operation SATA (SATA Mode) setting got changed in the BIOS Setup or possibly the hard drive may be roasted.
Restart, and then press F2 before Windows starts to load to open the BIOS Setup. Look for the option SATA or SATA Mode operation (models name it differently). I don't see the BIOS screen options in the online manual, but the options for this parameter can be: RAID, AHCI or RAID Autodetect / ATA. Post back and we say exactly what options are available and how she got now.
If you are in the BIOS Setup, also find the Boot Sequence option and make sure that the internal hard drive is ranked first on the list. If it is not first, move it to all first, save the changes and exit the installation program. See if it boots now.
If you reinstall Windows by using a Windows Dell reinstall drive, you should not ask for the product key. It should install automatically by itself. HOWEVER, you will need to have the product keys for all the other apps that you want on this system, for example Microsoft Office, so make sure that you have the product keys and the floppies to install before you clean the hard drive.
IM selling my BB Torch 9800 at my friend and need to restore the phone to factory settings!
How can I do this?
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Look at this Article on the measures to be taken before the sale and purchase of our BlackBerry Smartphone.
KB05099 Steps to take before selling or after the purchase of a smartphone BlackBerry opportunity.
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I recently got a Toshiba 32 w / windows 7 from a friend. Needless to say, he has a lot of info from the previous owner (it works really slow and jerky). Also the old name of owners, passwords and other information arise from time to time. How to make a restore of the entire computer to factory settings? I would basically to zero and all do it again myself. Thanks for your help. Ronie
Restoration is not a function of Windows, but installed utility from the manufacturer of your computer or a hidden partition restore restore disks that were made when the computer was new.
I would like to Google your model of computer for instructions.
I put my HP G61 to my daughter and I would not restore factory plug removes all files. How can I go about it?
If the Partition Recovery on the laptop is Ok, try the following. Close Notepad, and then further press f11 as soon as you press the power button to see if it will start the Recovery Manager - if so, you can use this to put the laptop 'factory State '.
Another option, if you have created your set of recovery discs, is to insert the first disc and then restart the computer to boot from the disk and start the process of recovery in this way.
If none of the application above, you can order a set of replacement recovery disks using the link below.
If you have a problem with this link, order them directly from HP.
If you live in the United States, contact HP here.
If you are in another part of the world, begin here.
DP - K
I want to restore my system to factory default. I saw that it has a partition with a folder named HDDrecovery and I also burn 2 DVDs recovery.
I have another laptop, and I am able to restore to factory default without DVD discs.
Is this possible with my X 500 or I have to do with the disks?
You can use both options to restore the factory settings! ;)
The only small difference is that HARD drive recovery options wipes, only the first partition of your HARD disk and the recovery of the whole HARD disk drive Toshiba that s all!
In addition, the recovery disk is required if you are exchanging your HARD drive or you delete the folder HDDrecovery for example.
I hope I could help you in your user manual, you can also find more information on this procedure. I hope that you are satisfied with the Qosmio X 500, I want too! :)
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