Place disk 1 or your DVD into the
drive and restart the computer. When prompted press
a key to boot from the CD/DVD and start the recovery
You must accept the warning that all
your data will be lost.
The first available options allow
you either load the Vista™ recovery tools or the
Packard Bell recovery program. Choose the Packard
Bell recovery program if you have tried the Vista
recovery tools and failed to resolve the issue.
Don't forget the Complete Recovery
removes ALL data
You now have the ability to choose
either the partial or the complete recovery. Click
the appropriate option you wish to choose.
At this point choosing the Complete
Recovery will launch into formatting the hard drive
with no further warning about data loss.
The partial recovery will now prompt
you to select the user account you wish to try and
retain. Select your user account and click next.
After the recovery has completed
copying files click on finish and the computer will
then switch off.
When you turn the computer back on
it will finish installing Vista™, detect and install
your hardware, take you through the Out Of Box
Experience (OOBE) and then restart.
After this final restart your
computer will have been restored back to it's