Solved compaq windows xp home edition it needs to be rest

October 20, 2013 at 10:01:42
Specs: Windows 7
Ok I got this computer off a friend! It's Feezing up! It's not working at all! It said something wrong with the Windows!!!!!!!! I need to put it back to factory settings.How do I do it!!!!! The computer is a Compaq XP Home Edition-Presario V5000.

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#1
October 20, 2013 at 10:38:22
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Try continuously tapping the F11 key when you start up the laptop.

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#2
October 20, 2013 at 11:20:33
Factory settings will most likely lose all your personal stuff. There might be a better approach to your issue.
EDIT: See 3 & 4 below.

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#3
October 20, 2013 at 13:11:57
Derek

The poster was given the computer so they probably don't want anything on there.


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October 20, 2013 at 13:14:13
OtheHill

Oops - looks like I missed that bit.

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