Originally shipped with Vista. I upgraded to Windows 7. I now want to use the Recovery Partition and restore it to the factory settings. 1. F8 at startup gets me to Advanced Options for Windows 7. 2. I...5/20/2012 | (Forums)
hi i really need your quick help. i am trying to restore my brother's dell dimension 3000 to the factory settings. so for i tried to press ctrl+F11 but no luck then i typed C:\DELL\UTILITIES\DSR in run...4/2/2009 | (Forums)
...version. How can I convert this copy to my registered version of windows 7? Can I still restore my laptop to Factory settings? I dont see Dell Factory Image Restore after selecting Repair computer (F8 option...
...work, what will its effect be? Will it restore the hard drive to factory settings and in particular restore also the original partition table, or will it limit itself to restoring the reduced C: partition (leaving...9/30/2009 | (Forums)
...old legacy keyboards only to discover that the PC doesn't...and let me know how I can restore the PC to factory default settings. Also note that I have tried to do a system restore by going into Start...5/15/2010 | (Forums)
...what to do at this point, is there anyway to restore to factory settings anymore? If I sent it in could they restore my laptop back to factory settings? If I can where can I send it and how much...7/13/2012 | (Forums)
Hi there, If I restore my computer to Factory Settings using Dell Data Safe Local Backup, will the operating system also be removed? Or will I still have my OS and I have to re-configure it? Thanks.8/23/2011 | (Forums)
...Dell Inspiron 1545 with windows vista. I am trying to restore the computer to factory settings and i followed the directions on the dell website. Everytime i get to the "Advanced Boot Options" screen and select...2/12/2011 | (Forums)
I have a Dell Studio 15 running Windows 7 and I would like to restore it back to factory settings to fix some problems. If I use the save personal data feature, will Microsoft office still function...7/12/2012 | (Forums)
Hi guys, I'm trying to restore my dell inspiron 1750 (running vista) to its' factory settings as it has become slow over...help me rectify this and restore my laptop to factory settings without a disc. Cheers...8/21/2012 | (Forums)
...and the solution was to factory restore it. That's crazy. Third time I will have to restore my computer to factory settings. If I'm going to have to restore it back to original settings, I might as well just get rid of the computer and buy...
...I was searching for some way to restore my Dell studio xps 435mt desktop to factory settings. Vista had been reinstalled from...Dell had customized into the menu to restore the PC. I did, however...
...pressing F8 at start up with the appropriate command? I'd like to restore that link, in order to be able to restore the hard drive to factory settings just by pressing F8 at start up. Thanks everybody for your help.6/9/2009 | (Forums)
...Hello, I recently had a virus and was able to successfully remove it from my computer; however, I am having problems when I try to restore the computer to original factory settings. My goal is to do a full factory reset...11/12/2013 | (Forums)
...felt as if my only option was to restore the factory settings. I have just performed a factory restore, and it seems to be running ok. My question...finished restoring do I need to remove any virus or malware...1/22/2010 | (Forums)
...newer drivers but this didn't want to work due to the Java problem. After all this frustration...getting fixed I decided that it might be better to just restore my computer to the factory settings, when everything worked fine. From what I read...3/9/2013 | (Forums)
I want to install WIN7 and if I don't get along with it, will WIN 7 delete the Dell PC Restore partition or will I still be able to restore the Dell 530 to factory settings in XP? Has anyone tried it?11/16/2009 | (Forums)
Hello I needed to restore my XPS 17" to factory settings but instead by mistake I used...windows install but I would like to use the factory image made by DELL. I...then select REPAIR, the PC Restore option never comes up. ...(Forums)
...manual i found that i could restore the lap to its factory settings with the PC restore or Dell image Restore included...system recovery options/ Dell factory image restore...). But...with the lap, so i tried to do it directly using the PC...4/3/2012 | (Forums)
...daughter has an Inspiron 1440 which I attempted to set to default factory settings, but instead I just reloaded Windows 7...versions of past data back ups. How can I restore the laptop to factory settings? When I hit F8, and follow all the instructions...7/22/2011 | (Forums)