I recently tried to restore my computer to factory condition because it was freezing up periodically and after waiting for about an hour or two for it to "finish", I'm informed that it failed. It then prompted me to shut down and I did. I went to sleep because with how long it took to get that far, it was already midnight.
When I awoke this morning, I tried to start it up, and it went back to the repair screen. Now it says initializing partition and has for the last half hour. I'm pretty sure it's not going to do anything. I don't have a recovery disc and I don't want to hard restart it because I don't want it to get even more screwed up.
Are there any options besides sending it to get fixed and waiting weeks? Someone actually suggested that to me previously as if I were asking on here not for possible home solutions but for steps on asking technicians. This is supposed to be an alternative to that