...original dell drive with win 7 I had wanted to "restore" to factory settings to the new ssd drive, I google around and couldn't...my two questions: 1) Is there a way to "restore" to factory settings a new hard drive (in my case an ssd drive...(Forums)
...resorted to the view that the only thing I can do is restore it to factory conditions...but the F8 system above does not work...and if I try and select "Restore to Factory Settings/Spec" within control panel - nothing happens...
... I was trying to restore the factory settings, and make it start...there anyway I can restore again from here, back to the factory settings? If not, can I send...have Alienware / Dell restore it to factory? ...11/28/2011 | (Forums)
...random other keys trying to get to the menu I can do a factory settings reset from. I have not managed to load the menu. I...a reason or solution for not getting into the system restore menu during bootup. Thanks in advance for any help...3/26/2010 | (Forums)
...the only option I have is my kids "limited" account. No idea where my admin went! I'm thinking about restore to factory settings...which isn't going well. Ctrl - F11 isn't working and I can't find the discs that came with the...(Forums)
Hello, I followed your directions and went to the link to restore to factory settings. I am told to press F8 when computer restarts and after dell logo disappears. It is not going to the Advanced Boot Options and...
...Windows Vista Home Premium Edition. I want to restore my laptop to its factory settings BUT : 1) There was no "Repair My Computer...Now... I want to set my laptop back to its factory settings with MediaDirect... What Should I do...4/2/2009 | (Forums)
I have been trying to find out how to restore my laptop to the factory settings. I have been looking at anything and everything...and am not scared of them and I never got any restore cd's for the system. So what do I do? Please...2/12/2009 | (Forums)
...me from using a windows 8 USB recovery stick prepared with dell's windows 8 recovery & backup tool to restore my xps 13 to factory settings if i wanted to, since i believe that would require UEFI booting the windows 8 recovery USB stick. ...7/16/2013 | (Forums)
I have the same issue .. Please help
...through CMS Support but after suggestions of tweaking with SATA settings (the AHCI being new and maybe the problem), they couldn't...I also followed other posts, including trying "bootrec" settings and resets. At this point I'd be happy to just get the...7/24/2011 | (Forums)
...of Vista with my own settings and the programs that...thus rendering the F8 restore function useless. However...through the "Dell DVD Restore" method as described...knowledgeable enough in the Dell factory image restore process please let me...(Forums)
I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 and I am trying to restore it to factory settings, when i load up the f8 menu when it loads and click on the factory image restore it says it cannot do this, do I need a copy of Windows 7 to restore it because of this or is there another method?5/3/2013 | (Forums)
...up Norton Ghost 10. I click restore to dell factory settings and it then it opens up an older...Ghost 8.2 and says unable to restore need later version of Ghost...file isnt loading and how i can restore my computer...why can Dell...7/26/2009 | (Forums)
...decided once again to do a system restore and only add one piece of software...it is. In attempting the restore the computer is locked up at...suggestion besides the system restore to original factory settings to do this or how to get it...
...interruption. To avoid these problems i tried to restore my system to factory settings and i have followed all the instructions for restoring, but i cant see the option Dell Factory Image Restore. I am sure that my recovery disc is undisturbed...7/18/2011 | (Forums)
...change and there would be the windows 7 start up loading screen. But now it just stops. What do i do? ive tried changing th settings in the begining and looking at F2 and f12 but nothing seems to happen. I only want to format my computer as a last option...3/28/2011 | (Forums)
When I try to restore to my XPS M1530 to factory settings, and when I pres F8 when the...page where I can chose " Dell Factory Image Restore " ... What's the problem...And what are other ways I can restore my whole computer ? Like start...4/6/2012 | (Forums)
I recently tried to restore my Dell Inspiron N5040 to Factory settings through the startup repair method (without any discs and such) and now the...that there's nothing wrong. How can I fix this? And did I need a disc to restore?6/23/2013 | (Forums)
I have a 2 year old Dell Inspiron 1564 running Windows 7 home edition. I want to restore it to factory settings (which i have done once before) but f8 won't let me go to the screen when the Dell logo appears at startup. i remember having...7/18/2013 | (Forums)