Remote factory reset


I need to reset a Lenovo Thinkcenter M90 workstation to its factory defaults

Is there any way to execute this remotely ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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With a person on the other end who can hold down the appropriate keys during bootup?

not sure you could alter the bootup process to use the recovery partition as the default ..... which will force the recovery recreating ...

Test first locally.

Once it restores to factory default you will no longer be able to access it.
Not sure whether lenovo have enterprise style tools that would/could do what you want. check their site to see if remote administration on the "hardware" side is possible to do what you want.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There are magic packets on a LAN, but as Arnold has pointed out, it is just (vastly) easier to have a person at the other end push the odd button.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Yann Shukor  - Thanks and good luck with imaging
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