How to restore my HP laptop with widows xp

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sihi - Feb 19, 2009 at 10:29 AM
Tweedledum Posts 181 Registration date Monday January 19, 2009 Status Member Last seen April 2, 2009 - Feb 19, 2009 at 11:28 AM
Hello,

how do i do factory restore for my HP laptop

please can anyone help

thanks

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Tweedledum Posts 181 Registration date Monday January 19, 2009 Status Member Last seen April 2, 2009 125
Feb 19, 2009 at 10:54 AM
If you have the the discs you would have got with the computer its very simple, just pop in the windows disc reformat the hard drive and install all over again along with the drivers which should be on another disc. if you dont have it you could get one. It all depends on why you want to do it, if its just because its started to chugg along you could just download some disk cleanup software but i always find the first option is usually less painless
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i dont have the disks unfortunatly but i have heard of a way with the F8 button but am confused in how to do it
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Tweedledum Posts 181 Registration date Monday January 19, 2009 Status Member Last seen April 2, 2009 125
Feb 19, 2009 at 10:59 AM
IT all depends on your problem which again you havent mentioned, you could do a system restore i think its in control panel administrator tools or somewhere around there
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the problem is its about 6 years old and very slow i have tryed all the system restore but its really bad and im looking just to reset it completly
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Tweedledum Posts 181 Registration date Monday January 19, 2009 Status Member Last seen April 2, 2009 125
Feb 19, 2009 at 11:28 AM
Well you are going to need the discs then. Sometimes to speed up a computer you just need to clear the registrys try downloading CCleaner https://filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/ and clean the registry, you would be suprised at how much it perks it up, give it a go, you are going to wipe it anyway!! :)
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