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How to reset windows 8 to factory settings

I have an Asus vivobook s400 which came with windows 8 installed. When the windows 8.1 preview was released I installed it to check it out. However when I tried to reset it to factory conditions it ...
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Truly Clean installation on HP Pavilion DV7 3085DX

Okay, I believe this is my first question on this area, I'm more of a Stack Overflow user, so please feel free to re-tag this question if needed. First of all I own an HP DV7 3085DX laptop, as the ...
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Kingston USB files keep disappearing

Ive been reorganising my files on my Kingston USB and the files keep disappearing before my eyes, I have checked the recycle bin and there is no sign of them there, Ive checked the Cdrive on my ...
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Samsung laptop: data recovery after system recovery

I have Samsung np550-p5c laptop. After purchase I shrinked Windows partition and created second one for my data. Yesterday I tried to recover Windows with native F4 recovery. Recovery went well except ...
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What if I have deleted the recovery partition mistakenly?

I am a bit anxious that I might have deleted the recovery partition mistakenly, what should I do if that has happened? How to make sure whether that's the case and the reason I've been unable to use ...
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Failed to back up: The specified object was not found. (0x80042308)

I've been unable to backup my hard drive and I've been trying trying recommendations off of Google for quite a while, to no avail. When I try to backup files, I get the following error message: ...
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Windows 7 recovery doesn't work

My laptop has been very slow during the past months. I decided to use windows recovery options to restore it to its original factory condition but it does not work, whichever option I try it restarts ...
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Turn off video driver in recovery command prompt

I have a hp dv2000 and my video card has stopped working. I disabled it in safe mode so I can use my laptop. I am going to reimage it again and when I reimage it will enable the video card again. If ...
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ASUS Recovery DVDs does not “INSTALL” windows

My ASUS R500VM has UEFI and GPT scheme disk. Earlier, I tried to resize the default partitions using EaseUS but it failed and couldn't boot anymore. It showed the message that I have to insert the ...
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Asus G53SX How to use the recovery partition

I am trying to use the recovery partition on my Asus G53SX laptop, but the instructions in the included booklet don't match up with what happens on the computer. It says press F9 during bootup and ...
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Creating recovery flash disk-on-key using recovery dvd disk for hp pavilion dv6510ej laptop

I have hp pavilion dv6510ej laptop and recovery dvd disk. Recently I have to format all my hard disk so I lost my recovery partition. I want to restore my laptop using the hp recovering dvd disk, ...
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Windows 7 Recovery

One day my computer was working fine and the next it won't boot properly. System Specs: Toshiba Satellite T235D-S1345RD (Laptop), Windows 7 x64, BIOS 1.7, 4GB RAM I have gotten the computer booted ...
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How to make a partition if I have a partition.img file?

I have an Acer laptop I've been toying with, at some point I backed up the 'Acer recovery' hidden partition using dd. iirc I used a LiveCD and something like: dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/mnt/remote/acer.img ...
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What files are required in my HP Recovery partition on Vista

My HP Recovery "D" Drive is showing some file in blue and some in black print - it only has 450MB free. I have this drive backedup on my stand-alone drive. Are there any files within this partition ...
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Dell Vostro 1520 BIOS update failed - machine is out of warranty and Dell will not assist

During BIOS upgrade of my Vostro 1520 laptop (Windows 7 Ultimate, 64bit) their update software failed to complete. In fact the software hung. Now the computer will not turn on, the BIOS does not come ...
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How do I boot to the Recovery Partition on an eMachines D620 notebook?

I installed the Windows 7 RC on my wife's laptop and now need to reinstall Vista for her. I was very careful to leave the recovery partition intact so that I could do this, but I don't see a way to ...
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How to recover the BIOS password of Acer aspire 4720 lappy?

Am having an acer aspire 4720 laptop.It contains an phoniex security. So am unable to enter into bios settings due to the unknown password.So how can i get or remove the password.And one more problem ...
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How to make sure I can restore the OS which came preinstalled on my laptop?

I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad with Windows 7 preinstalled. The laptop has a "OneKey Rescue System" which is able to restore the factory install of the OS. As I understand the files necessary for this ...
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Vostro 1520 crash during bios update

My Vostro 1520 (P8700 C2D) originally came with BIOS A02. This bios version have known problems with VT, so I had to upgrade to A05. During the upgrade, the notebook crashed. Needless to say, it won't ...
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How to start recovery from recovery partition on a Asus A6000?

Can't find the manual that came with the notebook. What was the keycombination on boot to start the recovery process?
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Recovery CD for Windows XP Notebook

My Windows XP notebook manufacturer provides a software to create recovery CD/DVD. (The model does not have a inbuilt CD/DVD drive, instead I have an external USB CD/DVD drive). But in the BIOS ...