Tried to restore Medion laptop to factory settings

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by WeeClare, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. WeeClare

    WeeClare Guest

    I used my restore disk to restore my medion laptop back to factory settings .
    I followed all the instructions but it just installed windows (vista).
    When it eventually finished i had only one icon on my desktop. my recycle bin
    and nothing else.

    I looked at install/uninstall programmes and there is nothing there either.
    A lot of programmes that came wth the laptop are missing.

    Some of my files are still there but things like my favourites in explorer
    are not.

    Can anyone help me get back my laptop and how to get it back to factory
    WeeClare, Jan 20, 2008
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    Rick Rogers Guest


    What you probably did was a wipe and reload. Basically a clean install to a
    formatted disk. Set folder options/view tab to see hidden and system
    folders. If there is a windows.old folder on the root of the drive, then
    there is a chance you can recover the old installation. Otherwise, you're
    out of luck. Check also your system documentation for an application
    recovery disk that may contain any preloaded programs, or contact Medion for
    Rick Rogers, Jan 20, 2008
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    WeeClare Guest

    Thanks Rick, have a few of those folders but too complicated for me, so will
    phone medion tomorrow. Thanks again for replying
    WeeClare, Jan 20, 2008
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    Rick Rogers Guest

    Rick Rogers, Jan 20, 2008
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