I do have a bootable recovery disc repair disc, and four recovery discs. The automatic troubleshooting repair tools will also not run. Beware though that windows at that time will want to update. Enter a user name and picture, if desired, and a computer name. This erases all your personal data. A normal restore can be around 1. It does wipe every thing out on the C: drive to be like it was when new.
All three of these options soft reset your machine without deleting any of your personal files or modifying your system settings. This factory restore utility is accessed from within the Windows desktop. Click Completely Restore System to Factory Defaults. About the Author Nicole Vulcan has been a journalist since 1997, covering parenting and fitness for The Oregonian, careers for CareerAddict, and travel, gardening and fitness for Black Hills Woman and other publications. This may take a few minutes.
It may restart again, once the process is done. You must start tapping F9 before the Windows Logo appears on the screen. Before starting the restore process, make sure you backup your saved files; program data, emails, music, photos, and anything else that is important. Is there anyone can show me how to restore a Gateway computer to factory settings? The Advanced Boot Options menu opens. The time depends on the size of the Hard Drive. If Windows asks for permission to run, click Yes. Click the Start button next to Restore Complete System.
I got the computer from a friend who's family had completely trashed it with viruses, downloads, all sorts of plain old junk. Usually you can obtain these from the manufacturer, but they will often charge for this. She's also a lifelong athlete and is pursuing certification as a personal trainer. Keep reading on, we'd like to show you how to factory restore a Gateway computer to default settings. Follow any instructions given by the wizard to restore your computer to factory conditions. I will continue to try different methods and I really hope someone can help me out.
If you can give further information It will be very helpful. Copy over your saved files. Or when we want to get a fresh system environment, is a good choice. If you have a computer password you will be prompted to enter it. Also, I've tried the f10 method several times, it brings me to an error screen which will allow me to either start up normally or repair the computer recommended. Depending on hardware, this process could take from 3 to 15 minutes to complete.
You must tap F8 before the Windows Logo appears on the screen. Recover Windows to Entire Hard Drive with two partitions: i. If so, follow the instructions from Windows 7. After ~5 years they will no longer have a copy, and then you need to purchase a new computer, or else buy yourself your own disc copy of Windows to replace it with. I'll also check the hardware. If you have one, simply place the disc in your disc drive, and follow the onscreen instructions to restore your operating system to its original settings.
In the Please read the license terms screen, check I accept the license terms, and then click Next. Thanks, thx1138v2 I would be happy to try the full format or fresh format as you suggest before contacting a professional. If I hit the F1 to continue, and enter the port 0 Hard drive, it says Invalid partition table. The computer will now start the default factory configuration. Because the reboot would not open Win 7.
If you have a computer password you will be prompted to enter it. The more drivers and applications that need to be installed, the longer the process will take. Once Windows has shown the desktop the Restore process is complete. . Windows prepares to start for the first time. As the computer is booting up tap F9 repeatedly on the keyboard, which will bring up Asus Recovery Partition Utility. As the program goes through the process it will ask you to remove one disc and insert another until it tells you to remove all media and reboot.
As the computer is booting up Tap F8 repeatedly on the keyboard until the Advance Boot Options menu shows. I don't know what to do at this point. Press the Down Arrow to select Repair Your Computer. Dell Computer Restore: Restart the Computer. If you do, you should be able to run it from the programs menu, and navigate the commands which are pretty simple and self-explanatory to restore the system back to factory, or the earliest available restore po. Even the smallest visual flaw can make a system not work properly.