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Difficulties Resetting Toshiba Satellite to Factory Settings in Vista

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#1 applesauce1234


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Posted 26 August 2009 - 09:48 AM

Hi... (not sure which topic group I should have posted this in)

I wanted to restore my Toshiba Satellite to factory settings. It ran fine at first, but its gotten significantly worse (and not due to viruses).

How would I go about doing that? One website told me to tap F8 during boot-up, until I get to advanced options. But then the only option that seems relevant is "Toshiba Recovery Wizard". But this asks for a disk that I was not given when I purchased my laptop new.

Do I need this disc? Can i find it anywhere? Is there another way to reset to factory settings?

Any ideas?


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Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:16 AM

According to this link you can have restore CDs sent to you at no cost.

Have had little opportunity to work with Satellite`s. When you first start it up there is a black screen that appears prior to the Windows start-up screen. It should present you with at least 2 options, maybe 3.

What are they?

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