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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.
\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).
\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.
Instructions\015\012\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\015\012\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Things You'll Need:\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\015\012
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    \015\012How To Use the Restore Factory Setting CD\015\012
  1. \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\011Make sure to transfer all of the files you want to keep to a USB memory stick or burn to a CD.
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  3. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Step 2\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Put the "Restore Factory Setting CD" into the CD drive. This CD was packaged with your computer.
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  5. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Step 3\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Confirm\015\012you want to restore the factory settings. The computer will begin\015\012restoring all settings. Don't disturb your computer, as this process\015\012can take several hours. .
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  7. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Step 4\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Reboot the computer to complete the process.
  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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  11. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Step 2\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Press "F1" when the black screen appears to enter the setup configuration mode. You will be presented with a menu.
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  13. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Step 3\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Select\015\012"Restore Factory Defaults." That's it. Your computer will do all the\015\012work for you. Like the CD, this process may take several hours.
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