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We can"t assist you through that manufacturing facility Settings problem.
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PressF11 at boots is the technique that HP claims to use.
Turn turn off the computer if that is not already off.
Disconnect and also remove all external devices such together printers, USB drives, and also memory cards.
Turn ~ above the computer and also immediately press the F11 crucial repeatedly , around once every second, until Recovery Manager opens.
On the Welcome to recovery Manager screen, clickNext .
On the hunterriverpei.com mechanism Restore screen, selectNo , and then click Next .
On the System Recovery screen, selectYes , and then click Next to continue the recovery process.
And it is HP"s restore Partition and also Processwhich lock installed during Manufacture, not hunterriverpei.com"s
You will have actually to contact HP or ask in the HP assistance forums about this problem.
And I execute not think the it will certainly be suitable to upgrade to home windows 7 home Premium as being Vista Basic, the Hardware in it will certainly not be an ideal or adequate to run home windows 7 correctly and also I have actually no idea if HP even wrote windows 7 drivers for it.
Before buying windows 7 after acquiring Vista fixed:
Go to your computer system / LaptopManufacturer"s website and also see if windows 7 drivers are available for her Make and also Model computer / Laptop.
If no available, windows 7 will certainly notwork effectively for you.
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Run the "Windows 7 upgrade Advisor"
Check to see if your system Specifications space compatible for windows 7:
"Windows 7 system requirements"
"Windows 7 Compatibility Centre" for Software and also Hardware:
Windows 7 upgrade paths:
"Installing and also reinstalling Windows7"
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