restore procedure for evesham laptop

  daxian 13:36 02 May 07
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hi guys and gals.....
hope someone can help here ....
i have been given an evesham laptop and restore disk
to restore to factory settings and the restore disk is only giving the operating system when booted from the disk ....is there a key combo needed to start the restore process ????
otherwise i'll have to spend all day getting all the drivers and stuff.....help !!!! anyone? Dave.

  skidzy 13:44 02 May 07

Before you try booting with the recovery disc,try your F11 maybe F10 keys on startup.

Not sure about Evesham pc's but i would hope there is a recovery partition that is hidden,this should give 3 options.

1) Restore to factory settings (Destructive)
2) Recover without dataloss
3) Repair

You may have different options if indeed the recovery partition is there.

Shut down the pc and reboot tapping F11 (maybe a different key)

This should reload any preinstalled software.

This all assuming it has a recovery partition that is hidden.

Though you may have to update certain drivers.

  daxian 14:21 02 May 07

thanks skidzy....
tried all the f keys no joy .....there is a hidden partition called eisa utilities so there must be a key combo... will look for a manual online
Dave

  daxian 17:44 03 May 07

hi again ....
just an update been onto evesham and they are sending out the drivers by post so problem sorted...thanks skidzy for the input .....Dave

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