XP Restore

  tazzo85 18:43 17 Dec 2003

How do i restore my Windows XP computer to the way i had it out the box, with nothing on it except what it came with?

  spikeychris 18:47 17 Dec 2003

If it came with a reload disk, boot with it and follow the prompts.

  minter 19:21 17 Dec 2003

Go to Help and Support - System Restore - Restore my computer to an earlier time - click back through the calendar to the first Checkpoint and follow prompts.

  spikeychris 19:23 17 Dec 2003

minter, system restore will not take the machine back to "factory settings"

  minter 21:39 17 Dec 2003

Thought there would be a checkpoint from first switch on.

  VoG II 21:45 17 Dec 2003

Nope there's a finite amount of disk space allocated for restore points. Once that is reached the earlier ones are overwritten.

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