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#1 isabel86d

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 04:36 PM

I have a HP Pavilion and I want to completely restart it from scratch. Its really slow and I just want to delete everything and start over. How do I go about doing this? I have the system recovery DVDs so that I can start it back up. but I don't know how to completely erase everything first. so if anyone could explain to me how to do this I'd be very appreciate... and i'm somewhat technically challenged so if you could tell me how to do it step by step, that would be great! ok thanks for ur help!

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 05:15 PM

I believe that your recovery CDs do exactly what you say you want to do.

Have you read the instructions for using such?

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 07:04 PM

Usually the restore CD's will give you 2 options - one that'll save stuff, and one that'll wipe everything (restoring to factory default or a destructive restore). Pick the latter and it'll put your system back to the state it was in the day that it left the factory (presuming that there are no hardware issues).
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