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my note book is made hard reset

Q: my note book is made hard reset

hi every one my note book made hard reset. before hard reset my Os is windows 10 pro and now linked the same aacount but not getting activation on windows 10 pro get me some solution and i buyed my notebook in US and now iam living in india bought form hp official website lost the purchased email and there is no key backside of my notebook give me some suggestions to activate my windows 10 pro and previously windows 8.1 pro default in this laptop and it is digitally activated before i recieved .there is no recovery drive even after hard reset and no backup.

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Preferred Solution: my note book is made hard reset

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: my note book is made hard reset

cmouli Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about activation problems since you reset your Win10 laptop and wanted to help. The Win10 Upgrade is know, in some cases, to corrupt the Recovery partition stored there by the OEM that built the original machine. This pretty much guarantees that no HP Recovery is going to work.Your original Win10 was activated through something known as Digital Entitlement -- which is what MS terms an in-place upgrade from a prior OS. Once that is done, information about your PC is stored on the MS Activation servers and after that, any Win10 reinstall will automatically reactivate -- unless you change the version from the one that was originally activated. The product key on Win8x machines is not printed on a sticker, instead, it is embedded in the UEFI firmware of the motherboard. You can retrieve that key using this tool: Download Windows OEM Product Key Tool - MajorGeeks Once you have that, you should be able to activate Win10 using that key. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================
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A:Can you use a Hp note book OS cd in a desktop

Is this a Windows XP Disk or a Recovery Disk Set? If it's a Windows XP Disk *NOT GIVEN TO YOU FROM THE OEM, bought straight from the box of Windows XP.. Not from the box with the laptop* Then it will work. Most recovery disk sets are "MotherBoard" Bound. This means once on a different Motherboard, the disk will not work.

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Welcome to TSG
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A:are hard reset and factory reset the same thing?

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Originally Posted by KenzCM

Well, I have a big problem. I have a laptop that was manufacturer by TOSHIBA with Vista Home Premium OS. And I haven't used it in awhile, so I kinda forgot the Windows Login Password. It's only one account on it, the "Administrator" account. So the problem is I need to login on that laptop, but sadly, I didn't make a "reset disk" for the password on it. Is there anyway I can ever log back onto it? Please Help.



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Seeing that this is directly related to your other post that you are being assisted with, please do not double post, as it confuses the issue.

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Hi, jamiem1987, and welcome to the forums.

You say this occurs on all computers on your network copying to the same Worldbook HD attached to your router?

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Hi .

If "reset" means delete everything...

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Hello,Sorry just got everything sorted thanks.
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