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Windows 7: no way to recover PC to factory settings from Toshiba HDDrecovery


11 Nov 2012   #1

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no way to recover PC to factory settings from Toshiba HDDrecovery

Hi all,

Lately my Laptop (toshiba satelitte) has become incredibly slow and full of crap I don't need. I would like to completely reboot the pc to factory settings.

I have searched and people suggest entering the hddrecovery option by pressing f8 going into 'repair pc' and then selecting the correct option.

The problem I have is that I have upgraded to windows 7 since I bought the pc and I know toshiba do not allow you to recover from the hddrecovery option once you have upgraded. My question is, how am I meant to restore the pc to factory settings without having to buy the CD's from toshiba?

Thanks

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11 Nov 2012   #2

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



How to use Toshiba Recovery.
How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility

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You can order Toshiba Recovery disks from here:
https://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/...rification.jsp


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11 Nov 2012   #3
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Everything you need is here to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which gives you a vastly superior install compared to the preinstalled bloatware, and will assure that you get and maintain a perfect reinstall if you use the tools and methods within.
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