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Windows 7: Factory Restore on a hewlett packard

24 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Factory Restore on a hewlett packard


just a question for you as am baffled at the moment.
i brought a hewlett packard MS215UK and would like to factory restore as the person i got it off has left a load of pointless stuff on here i would never use never the less when i press F11 it don't say nothing about it just restore points which i don't want am running windows 7 home premium 64bit any ideas how i can do this place as am new to all windows 7 much appreciated

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24 Nov 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64

Easy - do it in 3 steps:

1. Download the ISO of the version of Windows for this PC,
2. Perform a clean installation,
3. Activate it using the product key on the COA sticker on the PC.

The ISO download link, and instructions for performing a clean install are all detailed here:

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Read the HP specific section towards the bottom of the tutorial for extra information.

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24 Nov 2012   #3

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information   Information
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 HP Recovery:
Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 7) | HP® Support
How to make HP Recovery DVD disks:
Recover Windows Vista Operating System Using HP Recovery | HP® Support

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Using the Downloadable USB Recovery Flash Disk Creation Utility HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC | HP® Support

You can Order HP Recovery Disks from here:
Country-Language Selector | HP® Support
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