After installation is complete, launch this program. Tips: The backup will take from 10 minutes to 2 hours, it all depends on the amount of data to be backed up. Step 4: If you only want to remove everything from the drive where Windows is installed, click Only the drive where Windows is installed. Then click Reset when prompted. Step 2: Hit the Recovery tab. I understand connection problems happen, but It has been over an hour and nothing has changed.
Bought used with a password can't get to factory reset Ask original owner for Windows password if this is how it is locked. His solution was to transfer all my pics and etc. Once it begins the booting process, keep clicking the F11 key until the computer boots to Recovery Manager. Here you are supposed to click On a hard disk to process. If you want to remove all files from the computer, click All drives. Cleaning the drive will take a lot longer, but you have to make sure it is hard to recover your erased files once you click Remove files and clean the drive.
If anyone has any suggestions they would be greatly appreciated. When Prompted, select Clean Install and click Next. I hope you have your Win8. Remember to set your laptop to. I am trying to restart my windows 8. Click File History to get in and then click the System Image Backup link in the buttom-left corner of the screen.
Restoring your computer to factory settings returns the computer to the original operating condition as if it just left the factory. After download is complete, install this program on the computer. If want to reinstall system, go and see. Select the Windows 8 and the user account whose password you need to reset. That is the software you will use to reset your laptop. If you have created a password reset disk in advanced, now it's time to use it.
Click Next to next step. Reinstall your desired anti-virus protection to keep unwanted malware out of your system. After the System Image Backup utility completes the task, please remember to keep the hard drive in a safe place. All personal data documents, photos, music will be deleted during the recovery process. Step 8: Wait for the resetting process to complete, it will take for a while.
It will reset password to blank. The computer immediately begins restoring the system to the original operating condition; restart once the process is completed. Most computers and laptops allow you to reset your device to factory settings in order to repair certain serious issues that you may be experiencing due to a software bug. The only way I could get it to reset itself was to install windows 8. This section is to be found in the left pane of the Recovery Manager.
Step 5: If you select Keep my files, it will show you the Apps will be removed, and you can click on Next and then go to. Then your computer reinstalls the operating system and your computer restarts. You will now see a series of on-screen prompts that will guide you through the installation and setup of the Windows operating system. It gives me the option to go back to where I type in my key or to finish and if I finish it just goes away without giving me further prompts. For now, do you guys have any suggestions? Step 9: Wait for the resetting process to complete, it will restart for several times. Then you can choose either way listed above to start resetting your laptop to factory settings. I can't get start up or recovery because I have to have the code embedded into my computer and it won't accept the one the system tells me it has.
Reset According to the Computer Brand The links below will provide you with information on the restoration process for other computer brands: Image: © Signs And Symbols - Shutterstock. Once it is done, you should click on Next. If you have questions, please leave your comments in the comment section. Click Recovery in the left pane. Run it and follow the steps. Follow them through to the end until you have set up Windows on your computer. All I want is to get this back to its factory setting, install windows update 8.