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greenleejr8
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-09-2013
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Need Help to Restore computer to original factory settings

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Hello. I need to reset my Sony VAIO to its original factory settings and have the memory cleared so i may give this computer to someone else. I dont want to do a system restore to a point in time, but revert the whole desktop to its original settings. I do not have a Windows Installation Disc or any of the original instruction manual that originally came with my device. If anyone could help i would really appreciate it. Thank you!

 

Computer Information: Sony VAIO Core 2 Duo 3GB DDR2 500GB HDD Capacity 22" Desktop PC Windows Vista Home Premium Model VGC-LT23E

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MarkPa
Posts: 1,693
Registered: ‎10-25-2013

Re: Need Help to Restore computer to original factory settings

Hi greenleejr8,

 

Here's the guide for resetting your computer back to factory defaults. Hope everything works out.

 

 


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abcRicky1
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-10-2013

Re: Need Help to Restore computer to original factory settings

Same question but different model

 

I have a sony vaio PCG-71913L..  The product name of my laptop is VPCEH36FX.

 

I am having many problems with my cd/dvd rom and touchpad so this seems like a last resort (although I don't want to reformat my hard drive)

 

Can anyone please assist?

 

Thank you.

 

Ricky

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MarkPa
Posts: 1,693
Registered: ‎10-25-2013

Re: Need Help to Restore computer to original factory settings

Hi abcRicky1,

 

I've checked the specifications of your unit and it has the assist button. Please completely shut down your computer. Press the assist button. It will prompt you to Vaio care rescue just choose start recovery wizard and skip rescue. Be mindful that doing this will erase everything inside your computer including your important files. I do advise to backup all your important files. 

 

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bit.ly/LapMagWin

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vua007
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-30-2014

Re: Need Help to Restore computer to original factory settings

same question but for model VGN-FW170D

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Wesab
Posts: 18
Registered: ‎03-06-2013

Re: Need Help to Restore computer to original factory settings

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