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Old old IBM thinkpad 2645, trashed. would like to restore to factory settings (to start all over again) has windows 98 (not too important but though i would add this too) have cd but it says it dose not work and i need to call someone from compaq tried to defrag but it won't tried to scan disc but it get stuck Help?


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Listen.......are you sure you have your CD set up as the first boot device so that when you put the recovery disk in and boot to it. Also you refer to factory settings. Well this is wrong terminology. Either you mean "Factory Defaults" or you are refering to the software setup and install you had when you bought it. Now for factory defaults, this is done in the Bios usually by hitting the Del key or F1 or F2 before windows starts. If you mean you want a fresh install then also go into the bios and make sure that your CD is the first item in your BOOT Priority and use your recovery disk. Some manufacturers have you hit F9 or F10 to do a recovery before windows starts. I recommend going to the support site for IBM and search "system recovery for 2645" and see what they have for particulars. Hope this helps.
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