The Packard Bell Easynote E2316 laptop contains Windows XP as an operating system. To restore the system to factory settings, perform one of three operations: initiate a System Restore, use the system recovery disc that came with the system or perform a clean install of the operating system.Know More
It is important to note that restoring a system to an original state deletes all data contained on its storage drives. Backup essential data before continuing.
To restore the system to its original state, along with the software that originally came with it, the recovery disc must be used. Place the disc in the optical drive and reboot the system. The recovery process automatically begins with easy-to-follow click-through instructions. If the recovery disc cannot be located, reboot the system and press F10 repeatedly before the Windows logo appears to begin the same process.
To restore the system to its original state without restoring original software, a System Restore must be performed. To restore the system, go to the Start Menu before going to All Programs, then Accessories, then System Tools and finally, System Restore. Select "Restore my computer to an earlier time" before selecting a restore checkpoint date. To restore the system to factory settings, select the earliest checkpoint available. Click-through to begin the restore process.
Because the Packard Bell Easynote E2316 is a pre-built laptop, a clean install is likely not an option. This is because a clean install requires an original Windows operating system disc, which is something that system manufacturers do not hand out to customers. Instead, a recovery disc is given, which cannot be used to perform a clean install.Learn More
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