Choose the first system restore point to restore factory settings. I don´t care for a poorly build recovery partition, just keep your important crap backedup on external storage or cloud servies. Hold down F9 while it's restarting. I have tried all the other function keys - some of them do other things, but not what I want Am I just a klutz when it comes to pressing buttons? I'd appreciate any advice I don't know how to proceed now. I have attached a screenshot of Disk Management.
The best solution is to select one appropriate way to reset or remove the forgotten password and regain access to your Win 8 system. I deleted all partitions, including recovery and created new ones for win 8? When I got it back, I tried to do a factory reset to see if it worked and again it didn't work. Here is the link: Hope this helps. Way 2: Factory reset Windows 8 computer on sign-in screen Step 1: Start your computer and get to Windows 8 sign-in screen. Step 2: Click the Power button.
I've been asking around on how to fix this and been going in circles and I gave up trying to fix it myself. I haven't tried the f9 Recovery just yet. If your computer has more than one drive, you will be asked to select one option to clean your drive. Same process, put disc in and boot from it then follow the instructions for Windows installation you will need the drivers disc though. Note: This process will erase all data on your system. Choose the first system restore point to restore factory settings. If you press it once or twice, you might miss the timing.
Step 5: You are asked if you want to fully clean your drive. Yesterday I had to do a factory reset with a two weeks old Windows 8. I tried doing a system restore but i received an error message that that had failed and was unable to be completed. I just need to factory reset it. I posted the following links already in another , they may be helpful.
For factory reset, Windows 8 has more options than earlier Windows operating system. Then windows boot Manager came up with a error saying unable to start windows, and when I reboot, it says no boot device. Windows then entered a broken Safe Mode boot loop, a black screen with the mouse pointer flashing. . But there is a workaround Asus have made a program to get it working i used it and it worked fine here is a direct link to find it hope that helps some of you out.
It asks me to insert the recovery disk or drive. Navigate to either Refresh preserves data or Restore factory out of box settings. With the effect of a factory reset, which is the erasure of all the data in the device such as a tablet, it is likened to reformatting a hard drive. Feb 02, 2011 If it is a bad virus that won't let you do anything on the computer, follow the instructions on this. When finished I install all the other drivers, make a restore point and then install all the software plus patches, if needed. A screenshot from Disk Management to see all the partitions on your laptop will be helpful to further troubleshoot your reset issue.
After a factory reset the first thing to install is the network driver, then lengthy all Windows Updates. You can click on Show me the list of drives that will be affected to view all drives that will be affected if you click All drives option. Next, choose Just remove my files or Fully clean the drive depending on your own need. I have called Asus before and they said they don't have a disk they could give me. So any help on how to do a hard-reset would be really appreciated.
Ive tried to contact him but he wont respond. Am sorry to know that you are unable to boot the system and you are getting an error: 0xc000000f. The old Windows and old Users were going to be moved to a folder called Windows. Please help me Hi, Thanks for posting the query on Microsoft Community. See how to before performing following steps: Step 1: Start and go to the login screen, look for the power icon on the lower right hand corner of your tablet's screen.
After trying several things I spent quite some time fighting with xcopy to copy the user profile because of settings, downloads and documents. Am I pressing the button wrong? If your computer has more than one drive, then you will be asked to select one option to clean your drive. I recently bought a used asus model e402s on craigslist and it came with the old guys details on it. Erasing the contents of the drive is also critical if you intend to sell the laptop; if you neglect to do this, the next owner will be able to access your critical business data. Tap on it then choose the on-screen keyboard. Formatting the hard drive and reinstalling the operating system can eliminate virus infections, revive the computer from system failure, and even improve computing performance. A few hours ago I tried the f9 option during boot-up and maybe I shouldn't have.