Factory reset on my Pavilion dv7 laptop.?
So my uncle got locked up and said that i could have his laptop. The issue is though that it has a finger print scanner and the user that he had is holding a bunch of stuff and most of memory on the laptop is full. Because i dont have his finger print i cant get on his user to delete stuff and im scared to do a factory reset because i do not know if i will need a windows disk or something to be able to use it again after i do it.
The laptop is a Pavilion dv7-6c22nr Entertainment PC.
Will i even be able to factory reset it without the finger print? and if i do, will i need a windows disk or something? And if not, will i just be able to factory reset then jump right back online like nothing happened?
Thanks for the time!
Btw, it always comes up saying "low disk space on [hp tools(e:)]" im not a techie so i dont really know what that means other than its full lol.
- Mr. TLv 76 years ago
Have a friend make a System Repair Disk on their W7 computer
Control Panel → Action Center → Backup & Restore → Create a system repair disk
- 6 years ago
a factory reset just means it will set it back to the defult as if you got it out of a store no files on it. you will not need a disk of any sort.