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Ok you will need to turn the computer off before doing this step keep in mind this will restore the machine to like it was just bought a moment ago and you can help her set it up the way she wants it.
To reinstall Windows and all pre-installed software and drivers:1. Turn on your computer, then press Alt+F10 during startup. GatewayRecovery Management opens.2. Click on Restore system from factory default.Caution: Continuing the process will erase all files on your harddrive.3. Click on Next. Your hard drive's original, factory-loaded contents arerecovered. This process will take several minutes.
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I am not seeing "Restore System from Factory Default." It just goes to the main screen, showing the time and date. And, Yes, I did press Alt and F10 when it was starting up.
Okay, I'll try again.
Do I contact Gateway at gateway.com to order the recovery disks? Or do I call them?
First you can contact them via chat at this link: http://gateway-us.custhelp.com/app/chat/pre_chat_launch
Here is the phone number information for them to arrange to get this software sent to you.
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