April 30, 2014

How to Easily Factory Reset Toshiba Laptop after Password Forgot

How to easily factory reset laptop to default settings? No recovery disc and Windows CD. Now popular laptop manufacturer has designed a program for laptop to restore to factory settings. This way is easy for computer users to do.

Now see how it does for Toshiba laptop factory reset after locked out of laptop.


Toshiba laptop has not been reinstalled with new Windows operational system. Hard disk in laptop is not formatted or destroyed. 

Detailed steps to factory reset Toshiba laptop: 

Step 1: Close Toshiba laptop. Press “0” and Start laptop waiting for loading interface appearance.

Step 2: Message pops up on interface “Windows is loading files

Step 3: When Windows files loading completes, a new prompt interface pops up. It prompts us that all the data would lose or be written if we continue to do.

Please connect laptop to AC adapter. Click it to go on. The process will waste a lot of time, so don’t work when there is no adapter for this laptop. Otherwise, data loss would happen if there is no power provided continuously during recovery process.

Step 4: In the following window, there would be two options for choice. Select the first one and go on.
  • Restore Factory Settings
  • Erase Hard Disk
Step 5: There would be three options following for selection. 
  1. Restore Factory Settings: Set current hard disk as one partition and restore system
  2. Restore but not change hard disk partition: Restore system to first partition
  3. Restore custom volume partition
Select the second option and it will promise system recovery on C:/ and data would not lose. And click “Next” to begin system recovery.

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April 29, 2014

Factory Reset Laptop with OneKey Recovery Program

In previous traditional system recovery or factory reset computer, recovery discs are the necessities. However, with the technology development of computer, now there has been program designed in laptop for factory reset.

In order to know about it conveniently, this passage lists all of laptops that could be reset to factory settings with OneKey recovery program. And simply introduce how to factory reset laptop in this way.

1. Dell Laptop:

Start Dell laptop, and press F8 to enter Windows Advanced Options, select “Repair Computer” and then follow wizard to do.

2. Gateway Laptop:

Start Gateway laptop and press F8. In the pop-up menu, choose “Repair Computer” to access system restore interface.

3. HP Laptop:

Start HP laptop and press F11 to enter Windows Advanced Options, select “Restore Factory Settings”.

4. ThinkPad Laptop:

Suppose ThinkPad is preinstalled with Windows 7. Start ThinkPad, and press F11 or blue key at the same time to access OneKey Recovery interface. Choose “Rescue and Recover” at the left bottom side of window.

5. Toshiba Laptop:

Composite keys Fn + 0 and power icon could help Toshiba laptop access auto recovery program.

First, close your Toshiba laptop. Press “0” and start laptop until loading interface appears. At last, in “Select Recovery Ways” window, choose “Restore Factory Default Settings”.

6. Samsung Laptop:

Start Samsung laptop, and press F4 to enter system restore program before Samsung logo appears.

7. Asus Laptop:

Start Asus laptop, press F9 to enter Onekey Restore interface. Generally, there are three options for choice. Select the first one.
  1. Recover Windows to first partition only
  2. Recover Windows to entire hd
  3. Recover Windows to entire hd with 2 partition

8. Ideapad Laptop:

Generally we press power icon to start or shut off laptop. If we press Reset key to start Ideapad, we would access system restore interface. Recover system menu would pop up. And message will prompt you whether restore system to early backup point or factory default settings.

9. Lenovo Laptop:

When Lenovo laptop is closed, press the arrow key beside the power button of Lenovo laptop. And you would access OneKey Recovery system, and then see system restore interface. Two options are provided there. Select “Restore Factory Default Settings” or “Restore User Backup”.

10. Sony Laptop:

Start Sony laptop and hold on pressing F10. Onekey system recovery menu would appear, restore system disk according to the prompting messages.

11. Founder Laptop:

Start Founder laptop, press F11 and then select “Repair Computer”.

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How to Factory Reset Laptop Asus without Disc

If you want to factory reset laptop to default settings, you have to make sure hard disk is not destroyed or deleted.  If it is, onekey recovery program set in laptop would help you to reset laptop Asus to factory default, even though there is no disc for laptop factory reset.

Steps to factory reset laptop Asus with onekey recovery program:

Step 1: Start Asus laptop and when Asus logo appears, press F9.

Step 2: Press Enter to choose Windows and set it "EMS Enabled".

Step 3: Select system recovery language, and click "Next".

Step 4: "Asus preloading wizard" appears and click "Next".

Step 5: Select one partition option and click "Next".
Tick "Only restore Windows to the first partition".

Step 6: Complete system recovery according to the wizard in the screen.

The above is to restore laptop to its default settings. Now see how to restore BIOS settings to default.
  1. Start Asus laptop and press F2 to access BIOS. 
  2. Set laptop boot from CD-ROM and save boot changes. 
  3. Insert disc and reboot laptop. 
  4. Now laptop would boot from CD-ROM and you only have to make settings according to wizard step by step.
Tips: Restore BIOS settings to default is one way to remove BIOS password, and reset laptop Asus to factory settings is one of effective ways to remove Windows password.

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April 25, 2014

How to Reset Dell Laptop for Better Use after Factory Reset

After you successfully factory reset Dell laptop, it would turn back to the status as you just buy it. So in order to use it better for our life and work, we have to reset Dell laptop on disk, drive, security and backup.
  1. Create disk partition again
  2. Upgrade BIOS and update drive
  3. Set password to protect laptop
  4. Backup system and personal files
  5. Simply upgrade computer hardware

1. Create disk partition again

Most laptop disk is set as only one disk partition when you just buy it. For managing files conveniently, we generally divide it into several disk partitions. But don’t create too many partitions unless they are used for different kinds of special functions. Generally, set some space to store system files and other is used to save user’s files.

On partition format selection, we suggest FAT32, which is not as good as NTFS on security and management. But it runs quickly and could save your system and data in DOS environment when your system is destroyed.

Tips: How to Create a Partition in Windows 8

2. Upgrade BIOS and update drive

Because of the date difference between laptop purchase and manufacture, BIOS may be not the newest. And upgrade BIOS and update drive would improve computer compatibility and stability. In addition, computer performance would improve. Especially, some special software provided by manufacturers would make computer work better and conveniently. So please upgrade your laptop BIOS and update drive.

3. Set password to protect laptop

User login password and BIOS password are two ways to protect laptop from cracking. And encrypt file with password is another way to protect file in accessible laptop. But once lose or forget Windows password, BIOS password, file password, it is a trouble too. So we have to save these passwords in safe place.


4. Backup system and personal files in time

There would be always problems appearing during laptop use. So form a habit to backup system and personal files in time would decrease your lose when your laptop couldn’t work or disk is destroyed. For example, when laptop couldn’t boot successfully, restore system to early backup point is another will make laptop work normally.

5. Simply upgrade hardware

Maybe you would ask why we should upgrade hardware. Some standard configurations in laptop are not balanced matched. And the hard disk and memory are the most obvious. They will influence the laptop performance. For example, some computer user has high demand on hard disk capacity, but all the hard disk is only 20GB or less. Now we could consider upgrading hard disk.

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April 8, 2014

Windows Server 2008 R2 Default Administrator Password

Windows server 2008 r2 built-in administrator is Administrator, which is created during the Windows setup process. There is no default password for Administrator, and generally it will ask you to change password at first Windows logon and allow you to log in.

Part 1:How to Set Server 2008 R2 Default Administrator Password?

1. Default Administrator password is used for Windows security. At the first Windows server logon, please change built-in Administrator password, in order to protect Administrator password being set blank default.

2. Set Administrator password during System preparation. 

Complex password has to be created for all of user accounts in Windows server 2008(R2) and Windows Vista. In the process of Windows installation, installation program would remind you of setting a complex password for Administrator. And simple password would be failed.

3. Auto-set password for Windows server Administrator.

Enterprise user could set password for Administrator automatically through creating answer file used together with Sysprep. This file is Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | UserAccounts | AdministratorPassword.

Part 2: How to reset Windows server 2008 r2 Administrator password 

1. When you run “sysprep /generalize” command on Windows server 2008 or server 2008 r2, you could reset Windows server default Administrator password.

Tips: But Sysprep tool is only for clearing password on server default Administrator password, not applying for client server computer. When you boot computer next time, installation program would remind you of password hint.

2. Or boot server 2008 r2 from Windows password reset disk to reset Administrator password, which is created by Windows Password Genius Advanced when you have no other ways to reset Windows server 2008 r2 password.

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The above are ways to protect Windows server 2008 r2 safe by password. Actually we could create other system administrator and disable server 2008 r2 default administrator.

How to disable Windows server 2008 r2 default Administrator? 

Similarly, for Windows server 2008 r2 system security, please disable default Administrator before taking computer to client users. Run “sysprep /generalize” command. And when you prepare to login Windows server 2008 r2 next time, default Administrator would be disabled. Or Run “net user administrator /active: no” to forbidden Administrator.

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If you have not created system administrator, but disable Windows server 2008 r2 default administrator carelessly, how to access server 2008 r2 computer?

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Access Windows Server 2008 R2 only Built-in Administrator Disabled

When the only built-in Administrator is disabled and no other admin account, how to access Windows Server 2008 R2?

If you still have other administrator available for Windows logon, just “Switch User” to logon is OK. But if not, how do we do if we want to protect server 2008 r2 from cracking or danger at the same time?

Actually, Windows server 2008 r2 password reset disk could work for you. Password reset disk would help you to create new system administrator for Windows server logon or reset disabled Administrator password. But please pay attention that, the password reset disk is created with Windows Password Genius, not created in Control Panel.

Step 1: Prepare Windows server password reset disk. 

  • Install Windows Password Genius Advanced on another accessible computer.
  • Run the software after installation and insert bootable USB flash drive.
  • Choose “USB Device” and click “Begin burning” to create Windows server password reset disk with USB drive. Until “ Burning Successfully” message pops up, exit USB drive.

Step 2: Create access way to Windows server 2008 r2.

  • Create system administrator with password reset disk and login Windows server 2008 r2 with new administrator.
  • Reset disabled built-in Administrator password. Login server 2008 r2 with new password.

Method 1: Create new system administrator for Windows server 2008 r2 logon.

create new administrator for windows server 2008 r2
  1. Plug password reset disk into server 2008 r2 computer, and set server computer boot from USB device. Windows Password Genius program runs. Make sure Windows system and click “Add User”.
  2. Type user name in pop-up dialog, and click “OK” to create a new account with admin privileges. Reboot computer and login Windows server 2008 r2 with new account and password.

Method 2: Reset disabled Administrator password to login Windows server with it again.

  1. Boot server 2008 r2 computer boot from USB drive first, to run Windows Password Genius program in locked server computer.
  2. Select Windows server 2008 r2 system and Administrator, click “Reset Password” and “Yes”. Administrator password would be reset as “iSunshare@2012”.
  3. Reboot server computer and type new password to access server with Administrator.
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