...managed to mostly override with a Factory Recovery. The Recovery Partition...Local Backup The option to restore the factory settings is simply greyed out. The program...Manually restoring via the original factory image I kept separate USB Stick...(Forums)
...my alienware x51 to restore to factory settings, I keep giving up...settings > change PC settings > Remove everything...before I changed some settings, then I was able to...just want a simple factory reset to clean my computer...6/9/2014 | (Forums)
...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...
...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)
...to restore my alienware to factory everything so I can download...Alien Respawn, the option to restore it to factory settings is gray'd out. I cannot click...and there is not an option to factory restore the computer, just "System...(Forums)
... 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)
...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)
...I'm trying to restore it to factory settings, but I can't seem...looked up on how to restore the system and I'm...Specify the language settings that you want, and... 6. Click Dell Factory Image Restore. 7. In the Dell...4/28/2014 | (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...
...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)
...mention he has a bunch of personal stuff on it. I am not able to restore to an early date, just to right before I got it from him...Profanity removed as per TOU> on it..everything even in advanced settings is still in his name ....Is there anything I can do? Since...11/18/2012 | (Forums)
I've tried to restore my computer to the factory settings through the restore option on my computer. However, it...different options to get my computer to restore to factory settings. Thanks.1/17/2015 | (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)