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My daughter reset the password on her webbook gateway windows xp- called the store i bought it from and they told me i have to format the thing but that all i have to do is hit F12 or someting and it will do it all by its self- i have formated pc befor and i know that is not all the steps- help


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All modern laptops are coming with a hidden recovery partition - this way they no longer have to give you separate recovery disks so they save some bucks.\012
Press F12 while the laptop starts - you will be presented with an screen with at least 2 options : to boot from the install partition or to access the recovery partition - select the second one. Once you have done that it will be just like you would have used regular recovery disks - follow the instructions on the screen.
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