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How do i restore my dell settigns back to factory settings

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If you mean BIOS setting, then enter the BIOS, choose Restore Defaults. 
If you mean your windows installation, use the Operating System reinstallation CD from DELL (the green CD, for Windows XP). After operating system installed, use your driver CD (usually the blue CD from DELL). If you don't have the CD, please contact Dell support center to get the CD (charges may apply).

For more information please follow this link and this link.

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    I didnt understand the "over the phone".

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