Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)
"mini" <email@example.com> wrote:
>Can I restore my computer back to its factory settings
You would have to remove Windows and all other files from the HDD and
reinstall Windows then.
If you got Windows pre-installed on your computer, run Windows Setup.
This may do what you want.
Backup your personal data files at first.