How do I restore my HP Compaq Presario f700 to factory settings? The f11 instructions do not work? (6624 Views)
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Norm3500
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How do I restore my HP Compaq Presario f700 to factory settings? The f11 instructions do not work?

The f11 way does not work on mine. I cannot find "recovery manager" in the start menu? It runs Vista and I just wan t to restore it to factory settings and give it to my mom. Thanks -Norm

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Mahadev_Tech
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Re: How do I restore my HP Compaq Presario f700 to factory settings? The f11 instructions do not wor

Hi,

You can order recovery disc from HP and use it to perform recovery.



HP Notebook PCs - Order Recovery Discs for Windows 7, Vista, or XP - c00810334- Consumer Notebook

HP Notebook PCs - Order Recovery Discs for Windows 7, Vista, or XP - c00810334 - HP Business Support...
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DavidPK
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Re: How do I restore my HP Compaq Presario f700 to factory settings? The f11 instructions do not wor

Hi Norm,

 

If you have created a set of Recovery Discs, you can use these to reinstall the operating system and return the notebook to factory conditions - simply insert the first disc and then restart to boot from it.

 

If you don't have these, you can order a replacement set of Recovery Discs using the link below - I believe these are around $16.

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00810334&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en

 

If you have any problem with this link, order them directly from HP Here.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K



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Re: How do I restore my HP Compaq Presario f700 to factory settings? The f11 instructions do not wor

Just a comment here, Norm.  Is this computer having a problem that you hope will be cured by doing a Recovery?

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mansoorgudd1
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rem:need drivers

Hi,

         I have compaq presario f700 laptop .it's cd rom (model-sony CRX-830E) doesn't shows  I check its drivers but dosent found.

       please help

 

 

 

 

     Thakhyou

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Mahadev_Tech
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Re: rem:need drivers

Hi,

 

Did you mean that you are not able to find the CD rom in my computer or in device manager.

If its in the my computer try downloading the program from the below link and run it.

http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us

 

If its not getting detected in the device manager try removing the optical drive and then plugging it back.

 

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