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\015 I want to reformat my computer with my recovery disks\015

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  • \015\012Using System Recovery CDs
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  • \015\012Change the boot order in the BIOS:-
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  • \015\012Turn off the computer:
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  • \015\012Disconnect devices that are connected to USB, Fire wire, parallel and serial ports, except the keyboard, the mouse anb Internet Connection.
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  • \015\012Turn on the computer.
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  • \015\012When the color screen with the logo appears, press the F1 key on the keyboard until Entering SETUP is displayed. (You only have a few seconds to press the F1 key before the normal startup process continues.)
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  • \015\012Wait until the BIOS setup program opens.
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  • \015\012Press the right arrow key to select Boot.
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  • \015\012Press the down arrow key to select Boot Device Priority, and then press Enter on the keyboard.
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  • \015\012Change the first boot device to CD-ROM using one of these methods:
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  • \015\012Press the down arrow key to select the CD-ROM item. Press the + (plus) key to move the CD-ROM item up until it is the first item in the list.
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  • \015\012Press the down arrow key to highlight the First Boot Device selection. Press the + (plus) key until CD-ROM is the selection.
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  • \015\012Start the recovery:-
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  • \015\012Press the Eject button on the top CD-ROM drive, and wait for the tray to open. Insert the System Recovery CD #1 and close the tray.
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  • \015\012Press the F10 key to save the changes and exit BIOS.
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  • \015\012With Yes selected, press Enter.
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  • \015\012The recovery window automatically starts; wait for the onscreen instructions to display, and then follow the instructions:-
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  • \015\012Press R, and then press the F key again.
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  • \015\012Click yes to perform the full system recovery.
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  • \015\012Insert the remaining CDs when directed.
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  • \015\012When the recovery program finishes, click Restart to restart the computer.
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  • \015\012Before the computer restarts, the CD tray ejects. Remove the CD
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  • \015\012Return the BIOS to the previous setting
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  • \015\012When the color screen with the logo appears, press the F1 key on the keyboard until Entering SETUP is displayed. (You only have a few seconds to press the F1 key before the normal startup process continues.) Wait until the BIOS setup program opens.
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  • \015\012Press F5 Key to Set Default Settings in BIOS.
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  • \015\012Press the F10 key to save the changes and exit BIOS.
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  • \015\012Select yes and press Enter.
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  • \015\012Complete the recovery
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  • \015\012After the computer restarts, a series of startup screens appear. Complete Microsoft Windows setup as follows:
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  • \015\012Complete the registration process, and then reconnect the devices that were disconnected earlier.
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  • \015\012Reinstall software that did not originally come with the computer.
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  • Write data files that were previously saved on the backup CD or diskette you made from the hard disk.
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