Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv5-1251nr Notebook ?

I got a laptop of a friend and i want to rebbot it because they never gave me the user name password or a disk..How can i reboot it to the factory setting?


Answers :

Hi,
HP laptop don't come with recovery CD's they have a hidden recovery partition on them.
To access the partition turn on\015\012the computer. When\015\012the initial blue HP screen appears Press the "F10" key. A\015\012Recovery menu will appear. Click\015\012on "NEXT" and\015\012then click on "YES" Your\015\012system will now go through the product recovery.



Good luck
Here a copy of the manual for your reference.
http://64.233.163.132/search?q=cache:OM3_ClH47KEJ:h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00700291.pdf+HP+Pavilion+dv5-1251nr+factory+restore+steps&cd=1&hl=pt-BR&ct=clnk&gl=br&client=firefox-a

Steps
While the computer is booting up, press the F11 Key repeatedly until the advance setup screen show/give you the options to choose restore.
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