can I use my friends OS disk if I already have a dell, I just don't have the disk anymore! Please let me know ASAP, so that I can reinstall the OS and hopefully get rid of all of these darn problems I've been encountering! Thank you8/7/2012 | (Forums)
how to disable in automatic system shotdown
I have a inspiron mini netbook and I can't remember my password to the administrater. I can only go in as a guest now. I tried to reset it by using a flash drive like it said but then it said to put in the reset password disc into the diskdrive.9/7/2012 | (Forums)
...sick and tired of the factory restore solution as I have to reload...was this time, dell factory restore. Although someone listened...the end result, dell factory restore. If I wanted to reload everything...getting error messages about the Desktop Window Manager not working...8/9/2009 | (Forums)
...AFTER u select the check box under control panel, Sounds/Devices or whatever the menu topic was, then go back to your desktop. Right click on the task bar at the bottom. At bottom of that menu click Properties. At the bottom of the window that opens...
Hi, I need help. Last year I had windows XP on my system but at the begining of the year my brother formated my computer and installed windows 7. It worked fine for a few months.3/28/2011 | (Forums)
Hi Helpers! (gosh, I hope so), I had a new hard drive installed on my dimension 3000 computer. I installed windows xp software. Only problem is, the install thinks my hard drive is E and my dvd player is...1/26/2009 | (Forums)
...were given to the staff with brand new virgin disks installed. Now the problem i have is that I was not given the Dell System Restore Disk. I have asked my company but due to a recent office move (this last month) they destroyed all unnecessary software...5/4/2009 | (Forums)
Hi guys! I have a Dell Dimension 2100 running Windows XP that has been...overtaken me! For no obvious reason my PC does not load any programs on booting...cycle? Confused Once I get my new PC with Windows Vista will I be able to...4/1/2009 | (Forums)
...There's been alot of trouble with PC's over the years but not this...days after this happened, the PC is acting odd ( slow, no desktop icons at all) and now it turns...wiping? If so, will the restore disk even work, since the CD...5/8/2009 | (Forums)
My friend let me have a tower (pentium 4 processor 4550 series) well the computer has a lock on it. when windows xp starts up it ask's for a user name and password. I dont have the password. Is there any way for me to bypass? or disable it? please Help!!!2/14/2009 | (Forums)
...after the download is complete where this one was dead in the middle. From that point the desktop continued to reset. The computer did not rebot the desktop would flash on for a couple seconds and then reset. it is to fast to get into any programs...1/22/2009 | (Forums)
Went to install WinXp (with a WinXpHome CD, want to keep my old data on old HD as a second source), and it brought me to the partitioning section, and showed my new HD as 6000mb. After a restart, it dropped to 5786 MB, rinse and repeat with same results (tried WinXpPro also).2/20/2009 | (Forums)
My mouse cursor is frozen in the center of the screen when Windows boots up, preventing me from being able to log in to windows. I have tried 3 different mice, and every USB port on the box, and the cursor remains frozen in that same spot no matter how many times I reboot.2/1/2013 | (Forums)
Here's the thing, the other day I got on my computer and was opening my email and the internet when my computer froze so I manually shut it down. When I restarted it, it said their was no boot device selected.6/13/2010 | (Forums)
I have a Dimension 9200 with 2x250gb hdd's raid into one 500gb array, including the dell recovery partition. I want to split the RAID so that...10/22/2009 | (Forums)
I have tried everything to get my Dell Dimension 3000 to boot up, but it won't not even in "safe Mode". No matter what I do I get the "system32\drivers\Ntfs is corrupt...1/9/2009 | (Forums)
...I start windows and press F8 then select REPAIR, the PC Restore option never comes up. My XPS came with Windows 7...would anyone know how could I tell Windows to add the PC RESTORE option to the F8 menu on bootup? All the other posts...(Forums)
...understand originally that there was a "PC RESTORE" function. My mistake was to locate...are 1) try to find a recent system restore date and take your system back to...in the Owner's manual for system restore with PCRESTORE and tried that...
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.