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rex732
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Registered: ‎12-26-2014
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How to do a factory restore on a Lenovo T410?

Anyways my Lenovo ThinkPad has started to go laggy all of a sudden and I think its because of a virus bc my anti-virus

software (Avast) always says that it blocks multiple urls that are supposedly infected and similar things like that, but factory restore seems to get rid of most viruses and I'm not exactly sure if my lappy has a virus or not, but it still lags and it could be adware or something like that meaning that it'd be a minor one, . I tried following guidelines how to do a factory reset but it wasnt the right guideline. But anyway, how do you factory restore a Lenovo T410? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Re: How to do a factory restore on a Lenovo T410?

Welcome rex

1. Backup all your data to other drives (external USB HDD or thumbdrive)

 

2. Restart your machine, Press ThinkVantage button during ThinkPad logo (POST) to launch Factory Restore

Peter

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Destiny96
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Re: How to do a factory restore on a Lenovo T410?

I have the same issue my husband and i have tried the F11 key the think vantage can you do a step by step please....

 

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