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Some computers have a "Recovery Partition" embedded on the disk-drive. If so, restart your computer, and read the "press Fxx to start Start Recovery" type of displayed text.
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\015\012Other computers have no such partition.
\015\012So, you need the original set of "System Recovery" CD-ROM/DVD-ROM disks. Some companies (Acer, IBM, eMachines, et cetera) will replace a "lost" set of disks, for about $20 (plus $20 in courier-shipping).
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\015\012Put the first of these disks into your CD/DVD drive, and restart your computer, and choose to boot from the CD/DVD, instead of your 'C:' drive.
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    \015\012How To Use the Restore Factory Setting CD\015\012
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  8. \015\012How to Reboot Using the Computer Start-Up\015\012
  9. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Step 1\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Turn\015\012on your computer. Right away there will be a black screen. You can\015\012restore factory settings without a CD, too. This will reset your BIOS.
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