Vista restore to factory setting

I keep trying to restore my computer laptop girls to the factory setting, but when it gets to half way through it I got an error message.  After that, I can go no further.  What is going on?

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I keep trying to restore my computer laptop girls to the factory setting, but when it gets to half way through it I got an error message.  After that, I can go no further.  What is going on?

Hi Eddie

You must contact the manufacturer of this system for more information on the restoration of this computer.

Different manufacturers use different restore procedures.

I hope this helps.

Thank you for using Windows 7

Ronnie Vernon MVP

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