How to restore my COMPAQ computer? [Solved/Closed]

Memex2 - Jan 10, 2010 at 04:11 PM - Latest reply:  2002
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I am trying to restore my COMPAQ computer back to factory settings... I don't have a CD and do not care about losing files. I just want it back to as if I just got it out of the box.. Help
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Thank you

I have a similar desire to the guy that asked the original question but it not clear to me what the difference is between boot from the recovery disks or just pressing F11 and doing a 'restore to factory settings option'.

Are these two things the same, if not, how do they differ?

Advice would be great, thanks!

Thank you, Andre 44

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on my compaq, as you boot up you push the f11 key. It restore it back to factory settings
suff954 3859 Posts Wednesday May 13, 2009Registration date September 17, 2010 Last seen - Jan 11, 2010 at 09:46 AM
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Hi there,

you need to create the recovery files,press start,programs,Compaq,recovery disk creator.After creating recovery disk boot from it and recover your system to factory default.