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Compaq CQ58  - how to re install op sys - dont need any data

Posted on 2014-04-27
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Compaq CQ58

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Hp  (Compaq) have a page to describe recovery/restore on this link:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03489643&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=5312208
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Does Windows 8 still boot OK?
Got to Recovery Manager and a full system recovery

If the laptop isn't able to launch Windows you may need new recovery media - you'll need to contact HP for this
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Use the F5 or F6 buttons. Press continuously during start up. It gives you options for recovery or restarting your pc.
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