Select the system on your laptop. Partition options: Recover Windows to first partition only. Press 4 or F4 to restart the laptop in Safe Mode. In such cases, the recovery partition is usually damaged and you should return it to a service center if the warranty is still valid. Click on Recover, and this will begin the resetting process. If you forgot your Windows 7 admin password, maybe this guide might help you:. Since a factory restore is a data-destructive process, it's important to be clear on what you want to accomplish with it.
You will need a few programs to successfully accomplish the steps in restoring the original settings of your computer. Restoring it to factory settings is other than fully wiping the main drive the only way fully clean it Also really the only option due to the said person not having a recovery disk. Backup and Restore I recently upgraded my vista home premium to a windows 7 ultimate but I don't like it. There are a myriad of reasons that can drive someone to reset their laptop. If the user account is set with password, you will need to enter password to continue. Click on Start button, select Settings. You can get there by clicking the gear icon on the Start menu.
With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of our real-world benchmarks, including the Laptop Battery Test. If this partition no longer exists or was damaged, it could be cause of the errors you are seeing. Im pretty sure if i pick the wrong one everything gets deleted. This document also includes information on how to get started with the process and restore from a recovery partition. Partition options: Recover Windows to first partition only. I wanted them to do a factory reset. I was told that Windows 8- not sure if it 8.
Do not turn off the power or interrupt the process in any way until you see a message indicating the restore is complete. If this drive partition is something that can be downloaded, please respond with a link to download, or tell me how to fix! After pressing f9 and getting to the correct screen what partition are we suposed to select? For some computers, you may need to press another F-key. Sorry if posts like this are already here. The Recovery Partition is created at the factory and cannot be restored if deleted. I have called Asus before and they said they don't have a disk they could give me. WinKey C bring up Charms 2. It was like pulling it out of the box for the first time.
Just want to note, when launching the restore via F9, it does say it is loading windows. The light blue links in my post are tutorials which show exactly how to accomplish the steps I clearly laid out. An Asus Netbook has a restore utility which is easy to use. This is as it should be. I want to reset everything to factory. Any info would help, thanks a ton! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
I don't have repair disk as well as. Navigate to either Refresh preserves data or Restore factory out of box settings. When I turned on my AsusX401A it had reset itself to factory settings on its own. You need to do this if you want to keep all of your data since factory reset will erase all of the data that is in your computer and in the system that you will be resetting. Good luck, and I hope this is helpful. My Asus laptop recently had a virus that prevented me from refreshing or reinstalling.
Here's a quick introduction to an Asus Netbook and method of how to recover the settings. Hold down F9 while it's restarting. Type the following text in Command Prompt; rstui. How to enable the built-in administrator account on your Asus computer? I have the factory reset cd with the asus rog logo on it and stuff. Partition options: Recover Windows to first partition only.
Read more about the need for 3 repairs here: Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hi I'm having trouble trying to restore my machine back to factory defaults. Windows 10 is prone to all sorts of issues, from the to. The laptop may restart several times during the process. Also check your internet connection to ensure it is active. Step 1: Remove Windows 10 password 1 On any working Windows-based computer, install and run.
Click the restore button when the ready to reset screen appears. Press Enter when Windows Boot Manager appears. We will be glad to hear from you. I managed to boot the disks and the process was fairly straight forward and after some time it restored to factory settings. Cleaning the drive takes a lot longer but will make sure that, if you are giving the computer away, the next person will have a hard time recovering your erased files.