02-21-2014 05:29 PM - edited 02-21-2014 05:29 PM
I bought a new HP Pavilion 500 Pc and screwed up the set up and would like to wipe it out and start over.It is 1 day old,with windows 8
Exactly what do you mean by "screwed up the set-up?
Why don't you try fixing what you screwed up first?
I assume you created your Recovery Disks but there is not a 100% guarantee that the Recovery process will go as planned. Something as simple as one of your disks can't be read or the USB skips a beat then you are up-the-creek. Occasionally, even recovery disks sent from HP don't work properly. I always consider Recovery to Factory Status a last resort.