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Old 6th September, 2006, 08:32 PM
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Quick restore program

I am looking for a program that will allow a computer owner to either click an icon or insert a disc and reboot and it will automatically reformat and return the computer to the day it was purchased, just like how Dell and HP does.
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Old 6th September, 2006, 08:55 PM
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So - a ghost/image of your initial setup?? Tried - Norton Ghost, or I think its seatools (comes with seagate drives). Sure someone can suggest/or walk you through something less vague than this - but hopefully it will help your search.
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I believe Daniel~ uses Acronis backup, and I think Nero has some sort of backup thing too.
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I am aware of normal back ups, I build computers for friends and family on the side and wanted one of easy automatic reformatting tools 'cause some of these people are not PC literate (if you know what I mean) and the Dell and HP's restore progs are like a one click full format and restore.
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I'm sure that when Windows is installed for the first time, the system creates a restore point automatically.

Find the first restore point and clicky away!
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Setup a machine up, ghost (or whatever disk imager takes your fancy) the image, make a bootable DVD so that the DVD restores the image to the machine.

You might want to put a "are you sure you want to erase ALL your data?" message in there though.
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