Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad R50e Notebook ?

I want to reset my IBM thinkPad R50e back to Factory settings, I am running Windows XP Proffesional and have no restore disc.

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Most of the thinkpads do have a proper restore function that will restore to factory default from a special partition on the hard drive. That option is usually available during boot up.
\015\012It is some time since I did a thinkpad so just take great care to watch the screen as you switch on.
\015\012It may say press "F10 to start restore" or somthing very similar.
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