How to Restore Fujitsu Laptop to Factory Settings

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Restoring the factory settings on your Fujitsu laptop is a great way to get rid of files associated with programs that have been removed from your computer that are taking up space and get rid of pesky viruses that you can't remove from your machine by any other means. Restoring the factory settings on your laptop can also help resolve problems with an unstable laptop. You should also restore the factory settings on your laptop if you plan on selling it or giving it to a family member or friend.

Using Recovery Partitiion

  • Restart or turn on your Fujitsu laptop. Press "F12" repeatedly when the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen to be redirected to the Boot Menu.

  • Highlight "Recovery and Utility" using the arrow keys on the keyboard, then press "Enter." A progress bar will appear at the bottom of the screen while the computer is loading the recovery files. When the files have been loaded, the System Recovery Options window will be displayed.

  • Select a keyboard layout, then click "Next." The Operating System dialog box appears. Choose "Use recovery tools...," then click "Next." If prompted, type your administrator password, then press "OK." The System Recovery Options window will appear again.

  • Select the "Recovery" tab, then click "Restoring the Factory Image (only C:\drive)." The restoration process will begin, and the laptop will be restored to its original factory settings. When the process is complete, the computer will automatically restart and boot up to the Windows Setup screen. Begin personalizing your copy of Windows.

Using Boot Disc

  • Restart or turn on your Fujitsu laptop. Press "F12" repeatedly when the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen to be redirected to the Boot Menu.

  • Highlight "CD/DVD" using the arrow keys, then press "Enter." Place the boot disc that came with your Fujitsu laptop in the optical drive, then click "OK." A progress bar will appear at the bottom of the screen while the computer is loading the recovery files. When the files have been loaded, the System Recovery Options window will be displayed.

  • Select a keyboard layout, then click "Next." Click "Next" when the Operating System dialog box appears. If prompted, type your administrator password, then select "OK." The System Recovery Options window will appear again.

  • Click "Recovery and Utility" when the System Recovery Options window opens, then select the "Recovery" tab. Click "Restoring the Factory Image (only C: drive)." The restoration process will begin, and the laptop will be restored to its original factory settings. When the process is complete, the computer will automatically restart and boot up to the Windows Setup screen. Begin personalizing your copy of Windows.

Tips & Warnings

  • Before restoring your Fujitsu laptop to its original factory settings, back up all of your personal files to an external device, such as a CD/DVD-ROM, an external hard drive or a flash drive. The files can be moved back on to your computer after the restoration process is finished. Make sure you have all of the installation discs for any programs you want to install after the recovery is complete.

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