How do I do a Full System Restore W/O CD? FOR HP Pavilion Zx5000 Notebook

Question

I am having a problem with my computer speed, it has been getting slow recently since I have been using software like dazzle for video editing, but recently something happened and I do not know what that has made my computer much slower, I want to fully restore my computer and start over, I have already backed up all my files and I am ready, but I have no restore CD, I want to fully restore not use the SYSTEM RESTORE for XP that allows you only to restore to recent points, My computer is a HP Pavilion Zx5078 cl notebook, and I am running on XP Service pack 2.

Answer

This question was answered on December 29, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If you do not have the restore CD that came with your computer and or a restore partition on the hd, then you must either contact hp and have them send it to you or buy a regular MS CD There is no way to "Restore" without the media to restore with

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Posted by Michael of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 29, 2004