01-25-2011 02:23 PM
I currently have a HP Mini 1030NR with a Solid State drive and Windows XP. Recently my notebook got infected with a virus, and while I believe I was able to remove it all, I would like to "wipe it clean" and restore it back to the default installation.
Since it didn't ship with a Windows CD, and I assume I can't boot from a CD ROM to do a recovery, anyone know what my options are?
01-25-2011 02:58 PM
Most HP notebooks nowadays come with a recovery partition, but probably not on the mini with solid state - mainly due to the small disk size. So ways to recover is using a set of recovery disks or a bootable usb (big enough to hold the image). You should be able to boot from an external CD/DVD or usb, maybe need to first change the boot order in bios.
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