restoring back to factory settings!

  misters 21:54 19 Dec 2003
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Hi i was just wondering if i could restore my pc back to factory settings without the red floppy that came with my pc i'm running win/98?
Thanx in advance.

  VoG II 21:56 19 Dec 2003

Do you have a copy of Windows 98 or just a recovery CD?

  misters 22:04 19 Dec 2003

just a recovery cd.

  misters 22:06 19 Dec 2003

Also forgot to mention, how do i get into my bios i tried holding the delete key during start up but this didn't work.

  VoG II 22:06 19 Dec 2003

Then I think that you are stuck with using the "magic" floppy - which, presumably, you have misplaced?

  hugh-265156 22:07 19 Dec 2003

maybe you can download the recovery floppy that works with the master cd from the manufacturers website,have you tried?

  VoG II 22:08 19 Dec 2003

BIOS - try these click here

  hugh-265156 22:08 19 Dec 2003

enter bios click here

  hugh-265156 22:23 19 Dec 2003

just out of curiosity which brand of computer?

  rickf 22:31 19 Dec 2003

Put the recovery disc in the CD drive, shut down and restart. Follow the instructions on screen and everything should go back to factory settings. This is the procedure using a medion machine. I expect the procedure does not vary much. To get to bios, don't just hold it down, instead keep taping it.

  rickf 22:33 19 Dec 2003

BTW, you should have a manual with your machine which tells you how to go back to factory settings.If you have lost it and if the comp is from a major supplier go to their website and download it.

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