04-18-2012 07:40 PM
I am trying to factory (hard) restore / reset my HP Mini 110 - 1000 to original factory settings (with all hard drive erased to original factory condition).
There is no restore function, no cd drive. Each time I do a restore, it takes it back to a version that my files are still viewable. I want to wipe the hard drive clean and take the netbook back to original factory condition, please help. I have tried everything just about.
04-18-2012 07:51 PM
I would suggest going to the following link:
From here you should be able to order recovery media which I beleive comes on a USB stick. If not then you might need to contact hp at 1-800-hp invent.
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04-18-2012 07:57 PM
Here is the link that will tell you the different ways to perform recovery in the mini.
Otherwise you can check if USB recovery is available for you mini from the link below:
If USB is not available then the only way would be reinstall using an external dvd drive.
04-18-2012 07:59 PM
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04-18-2012 08:12 PM
"Enter the number of CDs to order"
The HP Mini 110-1000 does not have a CD drive. I would need to have a USB thumb drive like parvez_tech mentioned in the post above.
Are you saying that this just isn't available and I need to purchase an external dvd drive to attempt to make this work?
07-07-2012 03:05 PM
So one day i turn on my computer and the font and everything was just to big like when i get on the internet but everything jus looks weird so should and how do i reset it so that it looks like it did when i bought it
11-18-2012 12:10 PM
I am trying to factory reset my daughter's HP Mini 110 notebook but I have one additional problem---I forget my admin password! How can I do a factory reset without knowing my admin password!
Thanks for your help!