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Hp laptop reset

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  • Started 1 year ago by Alex100
  • Latest reply from warlock
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Alex100
Posts: 3

How do I reset my hp pavilion entertainment pc back to factory mode? It has so many viruses and runs so slow I can't take it and it just shuts off when it wants and It was just given to me by a friend who had it only for 3 months pleaseee help!!!!

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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

@alex100, Make and model of your computer is a big help.

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Press F11 when you power-on your PC.

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warlock
warlock
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@whs, boring here tonight. probably beating a dead horse.

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Alex100
Posts: 3

Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook PC Rev 1

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whs
whs
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Alex, did you try F11 after power-on

Posted 1 year ago
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Alex100
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Yes iv tried f8 and f11

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whs
whs
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But F11 has always worked for me on my HPs - unless you messed up the recovery partition.

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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfr.....=c00809678 Look through this, see if it might help.

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