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PC Refresh and Reset Stuck

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    PC Refresh and Reset Stuck

    I did a PC Refresh and Reset and it's stuck at 1%

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Refresh and Reset can take a few hours.

    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

    You can use the OEM version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    warning   Warning
    Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED

    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

    You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the OEM manufacturer's website.
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    I wanted the bloatware toshiba shipped with my laptop gone, so making recovery disks would be futile. I really wanted windows 7 without ever having to touch windows 8 again but that option is complicated it seems.
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    actually, I bought the pc and the first thing I did was find the reset thing and did it. I'm used to windows 7 and know that better than i know my body. But windows 8 if I cant reformet my hard drive and install 7 will be a big learning curve.
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