I want to restore my compaq mini notebook

 Deezel -
My compaq mini is not working properly and I want to restore it to factory ssttings can you please help me email me at abishan9@hotmail.com

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f6 on boot
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How do you reformat on a netbook HP mini 110? f6 does nothing on boot.
f6 worked on mine. restore to hp original factory setttings restore point
Couldn't help much, below a basic concept on how to possibly recover / format HP Mini 110 using USB flash drive - WARNING: FOLLOWING METHOD HAD NOT BEEN TESTED, JUST A BASIC IDEA BUT WORTH A TRY-

-- This following step require computer with DVD / CD drive ---
1) Prepare at least 1GB of USB Flash Drive
2) Download & install
A) Imgburn [Freeware]
B) 7zip [Freeware]
3) Open Imgburn > Choose 'Create image file from Files & Folder'
4) Create Image files (.iso) from Operating System CD/DVD
5) Once finished, open the .ISO files with 7zip (right click on that file > 7zip > Extract)
6) Extract .ISO file to USB Flash Drive

--- Go to HP MINI 110 ---
Try to boot from the above Flash Drive
** If necessary, seek possible option (from BIOS) to boot via USB Flash Drive

Imgburn Download: https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=014986448565860859661:ryohbew9fkw&ie=UTF-8&q=imgburn+more:download_software
7zip Download: https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=014986448565860859661:ryohbew9fkw&ie=UTF-8&q=7zip+more:download_software
@jason Legend!!
It just worked for me!...thanks..F6 works
Well Let Me Tell You This It's A Compaq Mini 110 And It Does Not Have A DVD Drive, So Do You Have A Answer For That?
Press "esc" and then you can get into recovery options
I have a hp mini 1000 and my granddaughter set up the computer and cannot remember the password to get the computer to go passed the sign on window. How can I fix this
pls I need to format this notebook tonite
dancedhall -> You can't. Because first of all, there is no recovery DVD with these laptops, because there aren't any optical drive. You need to make your own recovery DVD by buying à USB optical drive.
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hi there,

use your recovery disk

put it in cd/dvd drive

boot from it and restore to factory default


do you know what a compaq mini is? they dont have optical drive