I sent it in to be repaired. Here's additional information that may be useful. If you are unable to connect the laptop to the internet to download drivers eg because you need the network drivers from Acer , you can download them using another computer. Your eee pc will then reboot and ask you for a name and password and all that stuff it asked you to do when you got it. Before You Wipe Although the reset procedure is automated through Windows, you must take a few precautions before giving the final command. Once you reformat your drive, you cannot recover any data. Windows offers a few solutions for this factory reset, enabling you to perform this procedure without requiring much technical know-how.
When you buy an Asus laptop it does not come with a Disc anymore. Select one option, and click on Next. Gather the third-party programs you want to reinstall after the reset so you have them ready. ? Soft Reset You would want to soft reset the device in the event that it has become frozen or unresponsive. Once in the boot menu, choose to boot from your optical drive and insert the first recovery disc to start the process. Obviously it's too late to do that now. Any advice please bearing in mind i have no knowledge on computers whatso ever.
. Press F8 during boot to access Safe Mode. When I got it back, I tried to do a factory reset to see if it worked and again it didn't work. Method Two here shows how to mark Active:. Please could someone instruct me on what actions to take to restore to factory settings without losing anything important? Try with no password load safe mode if you don't see Administrator. . However, it is highly recommended that you just try to find the recovery disk in the first place, though if you are one windows 10, I've heard things about how you can reset it through settings.
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process. I managed to boot the disks and the process was fairly straight forward and after some time it restored to factory settings. If i do a restore from factory settings, will I get my old settings with my vista back? I have called Asus before and they said they don't have a disk they could give me. I need to restore my laptop back to it's factory settings. Navigate to either Refresh preserves data or Restore factory out of box settings. It will reboot the system as part of the process. If you have a set of these discs, you can use them to enter recovery mode through the boot menu.
I have included a link that gives you a step by step. Click on Recover, and this will begin the resetting process. I don't have repair disk as well as. My Asus laptop recently had a virus that prevented me from refreshing or reinstalling. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Oct 10, 2018 2 Jun 10, 2018 0 Apr 28, 2018 1 Jan 10, 2018 1 Dec 12, 2017 1 Feb 24, 2017 1 Jan 30, 2017 4 Jul 29, 2016 1 Mar 9, 2016 3 Jan 12, 2016 1 Nov 30, 2015 2 Nov 20, 2015 1 Mar 20, 2015 1 Feb 25, 2015 8 Aug 31, 2014 5 Aug 5, 2014 2 Aug 3, 2014 4 Mar 25, 2012 2 Dec 27, 2011 G 1 Apr 14, 2011.
It will delete your hard drive and reload everything just like when you bought it. Also if there's anything you'd like to safeguard personal files then do so first. It will go online to update itself and then scan the system fully, and deal with anything it finds. The process completely rewrites your hard drive, erasing everything stored on it. Ask back if you have any specfic questions.
The Asus Eee Pad will complete the hard reset process and reboot into a factory default state. Hold down F9 while it's restarting. If the System Reserved partition is marked Active, try Startup Repair again a few times. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I did everything as normal, f8, repair computer, chose the mesh recovery option to reset to factory settings. I would even be willing to do a remote access for someone to help me : Thanks so much — Samantha I have tried all of these options like the F9 button tapping it really fast then the factory reset, I have nothing important on my computer so I didn't have to back anything up but nothing is working. To use the discs, power down your machine and then power it back on.
I wanted them to do a factory reset. It went to blue screen saying recovery… error code 0xc0000098. Press the metal plate once with a ballpoint. Power the Eee Pad off. Hard Reset A hard reset also known as a factory reset will clear all data and settings from the memory of the device and set it back to factory default settings. Also I did not think stupidly to back up my files.
Select a partition option and click Next. When you've got Windows installed and running, you then need to visit Acer's website to download and install all the Windows 7 drivers for your particular model. I need to boot using blah blah… but i dont have usb or cd… i was told that it has a built in or something… but i dont know what to do next… can somebody help me? Retain any logs generated for possible future reference. Press and hold the Volume Down button on the left side of the device, then press and hold the Power button. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Dec 14, 2018 2 Nov 8, 2018 1 Oct 4, 2018 4 Jun 1, 2018 7 May 10, 2018 11 May 6, 2018 1 Apr 30, 2018 1 Mar 29, 2018 1 Dec 3, 2017 1 Nov 10, 2017 2 Sep 18, 2017 2 Sep 12, 2017 2 Jul 25, 2017 1 Feb 25, 2017 1 Feb 8, 2017 2 Feb 4, 2017 1 Jan 13, 2017 8 Nov 15, 2016 3 Nov 11, 2016 1 Oct 13, 2016.
I was told that Windows 8- not sure if it 8. Continue to hold both buttons until a bootloader screen appears. Will they just let me redownload it? Reset Through Windows 7 To start this procedure in Windows 7. Backup and Restore I recently upgraded my vista home premium to a windows 7 ultimate but I don't like it. If you don't have the 100mb System Reserved partition, the Recovery partition might currently be marked Active, which makes Win7 harder to Repair - but run the 3 Repairs anyway, after which you can mark Win7 partition itself Active to try the Repairs.