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br676655
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reset to factory settings Compaq nc6400

I have acquired a second user laptop nc6400 which has MacAfee encryption end point security on it. I do not have the password and wish to reinstall windows. I have disconnected the CMOS battery which allowed me to delete the partition and create a new one but when I reformat the disk I still cannot get the boot partition reset. Any help appreciated.
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melanchete
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Re: reset to factory settings Compaq nc6400

You need to do an: fdisk /mbr
Pavilion DV7-1285dx Notebook, Windows 7 64bit, Intel X2 P8600 2.40GHz, Nvidia GeForce 9600M, 6GB RAM, 2x 500GB HD(s)
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