I think you can't use PC Restore while you upgraded your default OS to another one. It only works for the default OS as i know.
...reading this post :) ). I managed to reinstate the PC Restore function to my Dimension 3100. I have the Dell Resource CD (I dunno how...over the TXT and PDF files). 2. Power on my PC and press F12 -> Onboard USB CD-ROM Drive. Inserted...
...my guide user manual i found that i could restore the lap to its factory settings with the PC restore or Dell image Restore included in the Recovery...so i tried to do it directly using the PC restore.exe in the G:Recovery/ Tools/ pcrestore...4/3/2012 | (Forums)
I want to perform a PC restore on my inspiron. The original PC...Is it possible to still use the PC restore partition to restore it to the original...forum that the win7 upgrade makes the PC restore partition corrupt and useless, is...11/20/2010 | (Forums)
...I think THE partition hiding the PC Restore feature is still there. Also, when...deleting THE partition containg the PC Restore function} ? Various other threads... Does anyone know if the PC Restore function can be executed by DOS command...1/14/2010 | (Forums)
...Professional, Service Pack 2. After I attempt PC Restore (assuming PC Restore works on my machine), I know I need to perform...DELL (some are essential programs) that I hope PC Restore reinstalls. Those programs aren’t all on the 5...6/15/2010 | (Forums)
I installed Windows 7, now the option to return to " Fractory Setting" is missing. the D: is there, i can navigate to the directory and see PCrestore. however when i try to start it, windows gets an error, and the program stops.
...Inspiron Laptop. I can either do a PC-restore, or I can reformat the hard drive. PC-restore is obviously faster, since I don't...question is: - should I reformat? Is PC-restore enough? Or is Norton's defense...9/10/2010 | (Forums)
...the DSRFIX from the boot cd. I tried the ptedit to manually restore the image but it still kept on giving me the error. I finally...answers, did the ctrl + F11 after the BIOS screen, tried to restore again and it worked. Hope it works for you guys too. I think...
...XP, I recently decided to get the desktop back into shape. I installed new...stick with XP So i decided to do a PC restore back to out of box settings, i've...failed. It ruined the os and the pc would no longer boot. We got no...3/25/2012 | (Forums)
I am very happy to report to this forum and to thank Scott. My Dimension 5100 has completed the PC Restore process and is operating great. I used the links supplied by Scott. The DSRFIX reported my disk errors...
...was nothing else on it. So, I decided to just do a PC restore so I could start fresh and reinstall necessary software...went to the Dell site and found the information for the PC restore. I followed the instructions as indicated which was...1/19/2012 | (Forums)
...BSOD due to a faulty driver update. The Ctrl+F11, PC restore, is supposed to take the computer "back to factory...reinstallation CD's, and I just want to make sure that doing PC restore is not going to remove MS Office. I have no means of...5/1/2009 | (Forums)
Hi , have a dell dimension 5150 I need to do a pc restore on it problem is when i restart press ctrl and f11 key...around this in any way or can anyone tell me how i can get pc restore cd from dell website have spent ages trying to find info...10/31/2009 | (Forums)
...old now. I used to be able to access the hidden Dell PC Restore by Symantec partition by using CTRL-F11 once the Dell...can run that will access the partition so I can either restore the computer to factory install specs, or to burn it...2/22/2012 | (Forums)
...should be able to access the Dell PC Restore by Symantec by restarting your computer...screen. One way to tell if the Dell PC Restore by Symantec is available is if you...startup. If access to the Dell PC Restore by Symantec is somehow corrupted...
...don't have any CDs for the computer or anything. I tried following the instructions Dell has on their website for a PC Restore: http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/kcs/document?c=us&cs=19...1/21/2013 | (Forums)
...to be the right place. After completing a PC Restore using the Dell DataSafe Local Emergency Backup...options for restore points there was an option to restore the computer to before the PC Restore. This should not be happening. The believed...(Forums)
...Windows.old file I also have a Restore Patition on the C drive labeled D I can not see Dell Data Safe Restore and Emergency Backup as an option ...Can I use the Cmd Prompt to RUN the Restore under the D drive I would like to...4/17/2014 | (Forums)
...was to start from scratch and do a PC Restore. That's where my big problem came from. I started the Symantec PC Restore with no problems, but my computer...just hangs. If I try to run the PC Restore again a box pops up that tells me...6/13/2009 | (Forums)