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Restoring Factory Defaults w/o Disk


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Bertrang

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A205-S5855. I restore it to factory settings about once every year, but when I decided to restore it today I could not find my "Restore to Factory Settings" CD. So I am wondering if there is anyway I could restore to factory setting even without the disk, and I assume without a restoration partition.
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There's no way you can restore it to the factory default without the recovery disc that came with it.
If you cannot find it you may be able to get a replacement from Toshiba via their website here:
http://forums.toshib.../m-p/9148#U9148
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If you still have the recovery partition (Satellite A200 series)

To recover your hard disk drive using the utilities stored on your
computer’s HDD:

1 Make sure the computer is turned off.
2 Press and hold the 0 (zero) key on your keyboard while powering on the computer. When the computer powers on, the Toshiba Recovery Wizard screen displays.

3 Select one of the options, and then click Next. The options are:
❖ Recovery of Factory Default Software
❖ Erase the hard disk
Recovering the original factory image (recommended
recovery method)
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