Go and find Spybot Search and Destroy and run it on your system. Against better advice, he installed cracked, previrused software. The first port of call is Task Manager. Make sure you don't have a million cat gifs stashed away somewhere, and run disk-clean up to get rid of unused temp files too. The Recovery Manager main screen opens. There's going to be a biiiiiig list of stuff in there, and a lot of it you don't want to turn off. Torrenting and installing pirated software.
Next, you should install a good anti-virus solution. Installing a cracked version of. Go and find Spybot Search and Destroy and run it on your system. Log in as a local user or the Administrator. I'm not saying close it all, but my experience has always been that 'slow performance' is caused by people opening too much stuff they aren't actively working on. When Command Prompt appears, type this command: rstrui.
I note that you have tried this and had trouble. Turn off your computer and make sure everything except for the monitor, keyboard and mouse is disconnected to the computer which you want to revert to factory settings. Torrents with viruses on don't last long in my experience. The first port of call is Task Manager. To get there, open the start menu and type 'msconfig' without the quotes into the search, then hit enter. And if you do have a Manufacturer's Recovery Partition on your Hard Drive and you can Boot into Windows, you should be able to make and have your own Recovery Disks from it to reinstall the Operating System in case of Hard Drive failure. There will be detailed tutorials guide you how to reset Windows 7 to factory settings without disk below.
Just because he didn't know better doesn't mean it's ok. This is how the recovery partition is accessed for the most popular makes. Next, go to control panel and then 'Programs And Features', and uninstall anything that you don't need. To get there, open the start menu and type 'msconfig' without the quotes into the search, then hit enter. How about you guys stop arguing. Turn off widgets you don't need.
These things sound complicated, but really they aren't. He has produced a wide variety of technical documentation, including detailed programming specifications and research papers. Many computer manufacturers are pre-installing Windows without giving you the actual installation media to go with it. That doesn't mean you're allowed to defraud him. To access it, you will need to boot into when you start your computer by pressing a function key.
Erasing the contents of the drive is also critical if you intend to sell the laptop; if you neglect to do this, the next owner will be able to access your critical business data. I've seen dozens of people who scream that they do have a virus, when in fact they foolishly decided to install a horribly front end for terrible flash games or a million tool bars. Windows has a wizard for moving to a new hard drive. Once this is all done, leave the machine on over night and run a defrag assuming you are on a hard-drive, you aren't supposed to defrag solid state drives which will again give you a little improvement. A simple wipe and reinstall.
Open it up and make sure it's not scanning. I've seen dozens of people who scream that they do have a virus, when in fact they foolishly decided to install a horribly front end for terrible flash games or a million tool bars. Torrenting and installing pirated software. That doesn't mean you're allowed to defraud him. Hit Ctrl Alt Del, and then click task manager, this will show you everything that is running on your system. That's just the way of the world sometimes. Old applications add up a lot over time, and you should trash anything that isn't currently in frequent use.
Installing a cracked version of. That they cannot normally get into the system to factory reset their laptops. Once this is all done, leave the machine on over night and run a defrag assuming you are on a hard-drive, you aren't supposed to defrag solid state drives which will again give you a little improvement. Doesn't work in what way? Similarly, I've worked on a lot of machines that were full of torrented stuff but not of viruses. So this can clean out useless things. So what that he used cracked software? So, to install a disk for your Windows system is so significant. So what that he used cracked software? For older systems especially applications out-strip your machine, and there's a good chance that your machine is just showing it's age.
Which it was not broken off keys, etc. And something else, and then something else. This will give you a good indication of what's happening under the hood. You can also check your Windows programs for a Recovery Manager application provided by the manufacturer. Which I fixed twice previously.