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Windows 7: How do I reset Windows 7 to factory?

15 Nov 2012   #21


HP has the worst load of preinstalled sponsors' crapware and useless duplicate utilities in the industry. This junk throttles the best OS ever from being it's feather light, instantaneous self.

This is why most tech enthusiasts choose to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Read the Special Notes for HP Owners at the end. You may even be able to do a Minimal Factory Restore on some models.

For the factory preinstall you can also Clean Up Factory Bloatware

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