How to Restore a Packard Bell Computer to Factory Settings

Restoring your HP Packard Bell computer to factory settings can be necessary after malware or system problems have left you no choice but to start over from scratch. You can do this through the Backup and Recovery Center of your HP computer, allowing you to quickly and efficiently revert your computer to its original factory state.

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Restart the computer.

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Press "F11" as the computer is loading.

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Highlight "Recover PC" and press "Enter."

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Press "Y" to confirm the restoration, at which time your computer will be automatically restored.