Re: restore to factory defaults- what to save
If your talking about system restore to Day One, thats a reformat of the hard drive and re-install of Windows. What you can do is backup what you need to either DVD's, or another hard drive and then re-install Windows. If you bought MS Word, it should be on another CD to install after the re-installation.
You dont copy off the CD, if its a restore CD you pop it in your CD/DVD drive, and reboot your computer. Make sure your bios is set to read from CD first NOT hard drive.
Do NOT copy MS Word and give it to your friend, thats a big no no.
Also, can you give us a little reason why you have to do system restore?
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