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How do I reformat my pc?

by samgeorowland / May 29, 2010 9:06 PM PDT

Hi, I need some advice.

Due to a long list of reasons I have been told to reformat my pc but I want to give it a go myself.

Someone said that there is a "secret" spot on the hard drive where all of the factory setting and programs will be restored.

How do I do this? I don't have any CD's as the PC was already set up when we got it and due to a break in we lost what originals we had.

I have a HP Compaq Presario C700.. if that makes a difference runnign on Windows xp

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Actually it is not hard
by lacsr / May 29, 2010 9:48 PM PDT
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How do I reformat my pc?
by BadJamesMurphy / June 20, 2010 6:28 AM PDT

Press the F11 button when the computer is starting up. Then look for something along the lines of "Restore to factory condition" and follow the instructions from there.

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