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Thinkpad E560 factory restore OS option

2018-09-23, 15:47 PM

I would like to ask if anyone knows if there is a way to get the original image (factory new) from a factory restore? I am asking because I wanted the Windows 10 Pro that was offered with my laptop. I selected Windows 7 Pro a couple of years ago because the business software I was using wasn't compatible but the new version is. I did the restore but it automatically installed Windows 7 Pro again and did not ask me what OS to use.

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Re: Thinkpad E560 factory restore OS option

2018-09-23, 18:40 PM

Hello and welcome,

 

You can give this download link a try:  https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht103653?LinkTrack=Solr

 

Not absolutely sure it applies to your laptop but you'll find out quickly if you follow the instructions.

 

Z.


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