Having problems with your HP Pavilion a1253w Notebook ?
When trying to do a Sytem recovery, I get an Error Message.
\015 Hello, we recently bought a new computer and now we are trying to do a system recovery on the old one so that it can be passed down through the family. When we put the recovery disk in and shut the computer off, then wait thirty seconds and turn it back on, we get an error message that says the recovery information is for an hp pavillion, if this message is appearing on an hp pavilion, please contact HP support. We contacted them and they wouldn't help us because the computer is not on warranty anymore. Can anyone tell me what I need to do to do a complete system recovery on a HP Pavilion a1253w desktop computer to restore the computer back to factory settings, deleting everything on the Hard Drive. Thanks A lot!\015
Recovering the system without using Windows \015\012\015\012
- \015\012Disconnect all peripherals and internal non preinstalled devices from the PC, except the monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
- \015\012Turn on the computer.
- \015\012When the initial blue HP screen appears, press the F10 key repeatedly until a recovery menu appears. The progress indicator that first appears does not indicate that a recovery is taking place. The progress indicator represents the time before the recovery process is started.
- \015\012When the Recovery screen appears, click Next, and then click Yes to perform a normal, non-destructive recovery.
- \015\012To perform a destructive recovery, click Advanced, and then click Yes.
- \015\012After the System Recovery is complete, and the computer starts successfully, update the computer software as follows:
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