PB Smart Restore wont load

  Garfield24 11:25 28 Jun 2009

I've got a 4 yr old Packard Bell and want to do a complete restore back to factory settings (Can't afford to buy upgrades etc). I try and load smart restore and it says it has to restart to load it, but when I restart it doesn't work. I know I can press F11 during a restart to get into the recovery programme as well, but this doesn't work either.

Is there anything else I can try to get into the recovery programme?! The computer is running so slow its unbearable, and I've taken everything off it I can, running clean-up programmes etc. THe only thing left is to restore, but I can't get in... Help!

  Taff™ 11:53 28 Jun 2009

click here={ad69e70c-dcc7-48b5-86c5-b0980ea8a905}&ID={1d5da0f0-60f6-49fe-a9de-d3386432e315} for the PC World product support site. Choose your computer and see if there`s anything on the support pages to help you. Which model is it anyway?

  Taff™ 11:54 28 Jun 2009

Forgot - that link never works. Follow it and click on the product support image on the right.

  Garfield24 14:32 28 Jun 2009

Thanks, managed to find a solution on the PC world site - restored it and all working speedily again...well, as speedy as it ever could! Thanks loads

  Taff™ 23:45 29 Jun 2009

Tick and Click "Resolved" please - glad you`re sorted. So many forget to check with PC World`s support site - mind you it takes some finding!

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