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gazash

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i have my dads IPC laptop as he wants it restoring to factory settings but i cant find how to access the boot menu anywhere and i have no recovery disks! does anyone know how to access the specific boot menu on an IPC widebook notebook so i can do this?

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Terry Brown

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I know my comments were a little bit harsh, however I have seen what can happen to a computer, when someone who is not sure what they are doing starts messing with the BIOS.

I have had several computers given to me for repair, and most of the problems are because the owners thought they knew more than they did, with distasterous results.
hence my advise, if you are not sure what you are doing -seek advise before you do more harm.
Terry

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wee eddie

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Remember that if you do Restore to Factory Settings, you do just that.

All Software and Files are deleted and usually unrecoverable, except at considerable expense.

So the question is.

Why do you want to do this?

Tell us why and we may be able to give you a rather less extreme solution.

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gazash

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i have tried your advice bremner and still cant find it! dont worry terry ive done this several times before and tried everything to fix this laptop but with out restoring it then its screwed! everything is backed up and ready to go but i just cant find anything anywhere! the laptop was bought from IPC Archtec in york, north yorkshire and there website had a contact us section that wont process! Typical

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lotvic

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Did you look in My Computer > Manage > Disk management to see how the HDD is divided up?
I don't think this model has a restore facility.

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