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Dell how to do a master reset on a dell computer

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    Glenn Rogers May 11, 2010

    Would you explain: "Master Reset"?

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    Worldvet


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Hi,

If you are referring to a complete reinstallation of your operating system in which it will restore the settings to factory, you may try using CTRL + F11.

If this function doesn't work your hard drive doesn't have the functionality to restore the settings to factory. You may need to check it also from your computer manufacturer.

If you are referring to reset your BIOS password. You need to get pass key from your computer manufacturer as well.

Keep me posted.

Regards,

Jeff

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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