Restore netbook to factory settings
December 27, 2011 9:23 AM   Subscribe

How to restore NB305 netbook to out-of-box state after installing Ubuntu, possibly on the recovery partition?

I have a Toshiba NB305-N442bl netbook with dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 starter installed. When i try to do a system restore holding down "0" and powering on, the system hangs until i release the "0" and then boots normally.

When i am in Windows 7, i can view the HDDRECOVERY drive and all the files are there. However i can't create any recovery media using the Windows tool for doing so.

Seems like the recovery partition is fine, I just can't seem to run a system recovery through the normal channels (ie holding "0" at power on). Thoughts?
posted by little_c to Computers & Internet (2 answers total)
Is "Recovery" an option when you press F12 during the boot sequence?
posted by cassini at 8:40 AM on December 28, 2011

This thread might be of help. It won't get you a Toshiba recovery disc, but it will point you Windows 7 isos that can be installed with your existing key.
posted by clockwork at 11:47 AM on December 29, 2011

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