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Lenovo Thinkpas Factory Reset

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Samlighty, Sep 2, 2014.

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  1. Samlighty

    Samlighty Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E530c laptop which I need to reset to factory.

    On startup. pressing F11 brings up the Lenovo recovery tool to do this, however, because the laptop is setup on a network, it says this cannot be used. It instructs me to login and use the tools within the OS.

    I cannot login because the trust relationship between the laptop and server is corrupt (which I also can't fix).

    Any ideas on how I can access the recovery tool, perhaps by creating a new login to use (I don't know the local admin password).

    Thanks
     
  2. flavallee

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    From the site rules:

    Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.

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    Seek help from your IT department. Closing, as we can not help with this.
     
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