Restore laptop to factory settings

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Hello, i'm wonder if any one can help. I have a 4 year old Acer Travelmate 2300, with windows xp, it hasn't got a lot of memory so I need to restore it back to the factory settings so I can give the laptop to my son so he can play his games.
Thanks mc

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Wednesday November 28, 2007
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April 1, 2021
Hi !

4 years, I doubt if there was the recovery partition at this time !

Try to use Alt+F10 keys on startup of your PC (or only F10), if the recovery partition exists, then the reinstall will start.

C u !
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Do you do that as soon as u turn it on cause I have the same laptop and the same problem! :)
I think I used Alt + F10 or F10 on its own but you do this as the loading screen comes up and keep them held down. Hope this helps.