Using a Windows Vista operating system DVD (purchased separately) Laptop elitebook HP Планшетный ПК HP EliteBook 2740p

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Using f11

CAUTION:

Using 

f11

 completely erases hard drive contents and reformats the hard drive. All files

you have created and any software installed on the computer are permanently removed. The 

f11

recovery tool reinstalls the operating system and HP programs and drivers that were installed at the
factory. Software not installed at the factory must be reinstalled.

To recover the original hard drive image using 

f11

, follow these steps:

1.

If possible, back up all personal files.

2.

If possible, check for the presence of the HP Recovery partition. To find the partition, select
Start > Computer.

NOTE:

If the HP Recovery partition has been deleted, you must recover your operating system

and programs using the Windows Vista operating system DVD and the Driver Recovery disc
(both purchased separately). For additional information, refer to the “Using a Windows Vista
operating system DVD (purchased separately)” section in this guide.

3.

Turn on or restart the computer, and then press 

esc

 while the “Press the ESC key for Startup

Menu” message is displayed at the bottom of the screen.

4.

Press 

f11

 while the “Press <F11> for recovery” message is displayed on the screen.

5.

Follow the on-screen instructions.

Using a Windows Vista operating system DVD (purchased separately)

If you are unable to boot (start up) your computer, you must purchase a Windows Vista operating
system DVD to reboot the computer and repair the operating system. Make sure that your most
recent backup (stored on discs or on an external drive) is easily accessible. To order a Windows Vista
operating system DVD, go to 

http://www.hp.com/support

, select your country or region, and then

follow the on-screen instructions. You can also order the DVD by calling technical support. For
contact information, refer to the Worldwide Telephone Numbers booklet included with the computer.

CAUTION:

Using a Windows Vista operating system DVD completely erases hard drive contents

and reformats the hard drive. All files you have created and any software installed on the computer
are permanently removed. When reformatting is complete, the recovery process helps you restore the
operating system, as well as drivers, software, and utilities.

To initiate recovery using a Windows Vista operating system DVD, follow these steps:

NOTE:

This process takes several minutes.

1.

If possible, back up all personal files.

2.

Restart the computer, and then insert the Windows Vista operating system DVD into the optical
drive before the Windows operating system loads.

3.

When prompted, press any keyboard key.

4.

Follow the on-screen instructions.

5.

Click Next.

6.

Select Repair your computer.

7.

Follow the on-screen instructions.

134 Chapter 13   Backup and recovery