When the Toshiba logo screen appears, you can release the 0 key. The ability to access and reset forgotten password on a is no doubt a super-hit. And follow all the directions to continue. First time to the site and first post. To do a system restore back to factory default you will either need the install disk that came with the computer or you will need to access the partition on the hard drive that contains the install files. In which case you'll need to call Toshiba to get replacement media since presumably you cannot find yours or you'd be using it already.
You will need to get all the original drivers from the Toshiba site to install everything. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. I don't have any reboot disks unfortunately, I don't think the laptop came with any. Restoring it to the factory condition is now unlikely. Applications that were originally installed with Windows 8 will be reinstalled. I've been trying to factory reset my toshiba laptop which has a windows 7 operating system.
If system restore doesn't work, is it safe to give the laptop over or will there still be personal information on the machine? Reset Directly in Windows 8 Open the Charm Bar. Restart the Toshiba Satellite laptop's operating system. I've tried F8, F12, 0, Ctrl+F11 at startup, none of which have taken me to what I need to find. I tried and it only lets me restore to about a month ago. I'm having a few problems restoring my old laptop to factory settings. Then format and reload the system. The cdrom drive is faulty.
While the easiest way to restore the system is to use the operating system restore disc, it is possible to restore the system without it. Wolf, the link you included isn't of much help. Turn on your Toshiba Satellite. I hope you find it very helpful. Did you try the steps in post 8 to see if you could boot to the cd again? This will remove any personal files on the computer, back them up first.
Method 2: Access System Restore at boot using the installation media. How to restore toshiba laptop to factory settings Most of the Toshiba laptops have the recovery image of factory software stored actually in a special area hidden on hard disk. Below is a helpful video to assist you with accessing the system restore, refresh, and reset options on your Toshiba laptop with Windows 8. Change the second drive to the C or Main Drive Once that is done then click F10 to Save and Exit You will prompted to enter Y to verify Save and Exit. When you see this then push any key and the cd will take over.
While powering the computer , press and then hold down 'zero' key in the keyboard. This will cost a few hundred to fix. You must tell them the Service Tag number, first, though of course, make sure you save anything that needs saving, first. This may not work if the hidden partition is bad or missing. It appears at one time it did read the cdrom since you stated earlier it failed a previous installation.
Make a note of your Windows version, which will be either 32-bit or 64-bit. Tapping F8 was the only thing I could do and it did not work. If your system frequently crashes or you can't remove a specific virus, you may want to restore the laptop back to original factory settings. Warning: In using System Recovery you files will be deleted, your laptop will be back to its factory settings To access the Toshiba recovery partition, power off the laptop. Hold down the 0 zero key and turn the laptop on.
Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks message edited by Derek. Install bartpe and run bartpe. If you get a menu select Safe Mode with Networking. If so, rate it up. If that is indeed the sequence to activate the restore partition, then you have a problem. I'm not suggesting that doing this is as good as a 'fresh install' but. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 2 Apr 27, 2019 2 Jan 26, 2019 1 Jan 11, 2019 1 Jan 8, 2019 2 Jan 7, 2019 1 Jan 2, 2019 2 Dec 26, 2018 1 Nov 25, 2018 0 Nov 22, 2018 1 Nov 22, 2018 1 Oct 10, 2018 1 May 12, 2018 1 Jun 1, 2017 9 Jul 21, 2016 1 Apr 30, 2016 1 Feb 25, 2016 1 Nov 2, 2015 3 Sep 3, 2015 9 Aug 12, 2015 3 Jul 21, 2014.