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Inspiron Mini 1012 Dell Windows 7 Factory Settings Restore

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  1. Restoring a Dell System Running Windows XP.

    Turn off and reboot your computer. When you see the Windows flash screen, depress "CTRL" and "F11". Be sure to press them simultaneously and release them simultaneously.

    Select "Restore" in the "Dell PC to restore by Symantec" window and press "Enter".

    Highlight and select "Confirm" when the message shows that you wiill lose all data if you continue. This will begin the restore process. It usually takes about 10 minutes or so. When it's done, you should receive a message that states the system recovery process was successful.

    Select "Finish" to complete the process and restart your system.
  2. Step 6 Restore a Dell System Running Windows Vista

    Shutdown and restart your computer. Keep pressing "F8" until you see the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. You must depress the keys before the Windows Logo screen appears. If you wait until after the screen appears and then press "F8", it's too late and you'll have to reboot the system and try again.

    Navigate to the "Repair your computer" option

    Select the appropriate language and click "Next".

    Sign onto the system as an administrator. Without administrative privileges, you will be unable to perform the system restore.

    Select "Dell Factory Image Restore" and click "Next".

    Place a check in the check box next to the text that says "Yes, reformat hard drive and restore System Software to factory condition" and click "Next".

    Click "Finish" to complete the process. This will reboot your computer.

Posted on May 19, 2010

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Posted on Jun 16, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Dell Inspiron Mini Laptop 1012, how do

You will lose all your data if you wanna set it to factory setting ,have its back up before you loose it.

Here is how to restore at Factory Setting..
1: Restart the computer, click Start, click the arrow next to the Lock button, and then click Restart. 2: As restarts, press the F8 key until the 'Advanced Boot Options' ,menu appears on the screen.It should come up before Window logo appears. 3. Press the (Down Arrow) to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter. 4. Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next. 5. Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK. 6. Click Dell Factory Image Restore. 7. In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next. 8. Click to select the check box for Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition. 9. Click Next. The computer is restored to the default factory configuration. 10. When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.


Posted on Jan 05, 2011

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Hello:

If you had a data backup already. Start your mini and maybe a blue bar will appear at the top of the screen like: www.dell.com. Inmediately you see this, try to press Ctrl + F11 to begin the restore utility. Or simply keep pressing those keys combination just after you switch on the mini.

I hope this helps. Thanks

Posted on Feb 01, 2011

FingerStrong
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Hi suscarsimba,

Welcome to FixYa! How are you doing?

Please try the following steps:

  • Tuen on your computer, Start tapping the F8 key repeatedly until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears on the screen.
Note:
You must press F8 before the Windows logo appears on the screen. If you press F8 after the Windows logo appears, the Advanced Boot Options menu does not appear on the screen. If you do not see the Advanced Boot Options menu, restart the computer, and then repeat this step until you see the menu on the screen.

  • Press the (Down Arrow) to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter.
  • Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next.
  • Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK.
  • Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
  • In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next.
  • Click to select the check box for Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition.
  • Click Next. The computer is restored to the default factory configuration.
  • When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.

Hope it helps. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011

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Reinstall By Read the Restore my Computer message, click Yes, and click Next when it finishes. Restart the system once the reset completes. To restore the factory settings on a Windows XP Dell Inspiron, press and release the F11 and CTRL keys simultaneously during startup to access the Dell PC Restore by Symantec window.

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How do i restore factory settings on my dell inspiron mini 1018


This is quite easy to do, when your turn on your computer you need to hit a hotkey over and over again. The hotkey is different for each type of laptop but the common ones are f11, f1, f2, alt+0 and f12.
Once you reach the recovery screen you just need to follow the on screen prompts and you're all set
WARNING: Doing this will mean that you will lose all your personal data and installed programs that are on the computer.

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I dont know my used windows 7 password on a dell mini 1012


Well you can reset your windows 7 password to log on the windows with the newly created password. And so many methods can help you ,such as the easiest way is use Windows Password Reset, or reset in safe mode ect.

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I am trying to fix my boss' Inspiron Mini 1012 - the Webcam is not opening. unable to find the driver. Where can i download the driver for his webcam?


@christinwayn

This computer uses the generic driver for Windows XP and Windows 7 and thus there's no need to install a driver. If you need to re-install the Webcam driver, try to do the following:

For Windows XP / 7
1. Press the Windows Key+R on the keyboard (the windows key looks like this ray_tosh_1.jpg ).
2. Type devmgmt.msc then press Enter.

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3. Expand Imaging Devices, right click on your camera and choose Update Driver Software

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4. Click Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software

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If this doesn't work, I recommend doing a System Restore (if it was working a few days or weeks ago, step by step guide here) or a System Recovery (if you don't mind starting from scratch - you need to press F8 simultaneously during boot-up > choose Repair Your Computer and click on your account > Choose Dell Factory Image Restore).


Good luck

Sep 07, 2011 | Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Netbook...

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How can I make my webcam work on my Dell Inspiron mini 1012 model after its operating system has been changed from Windows 7 starter to windows 7 Ultimate


To solve this problem you should download software driver from Dell website www.dell.com and installa them into your system

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My dell inspiron mini 1012 got a virus and will not boot in any mode. It will only load up to the Windows screen and just stay there. How can I reset the factory settings?


Hi

you could try this but you will loose anything that you may have put onto the laptop your self
such as files or photo,s unless you have copied them onto a spare drive

press the power on key
then straight away press the CTRL+F11 keys and hold down for a few seconds
hopefully this will take you into the factory restore options
then follow the on screen instructions

hope this will help you
many thanks

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Copy not genuine.. i want a factory restore..


When the computer is turning on, if it is windows 7 press f8 and select Repair. You will see the factory reset. Otherwise press f11 (or ctrl + f11), it will take a couple of tries.

Jul 03, 2011 | Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Netbook...

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Purchased Inspiron Mini 1012 Win 7 Started - was told it was new, but is not. How do I restore it to its original factory settings?


Hi suscarsimba,

Welcome to FixYa! How are you doing?

Please try the following steps:

  • Tuen on your computer, Start tapping the F8 key repeatedly until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears on the screen.
Note:
You must press F8 before the Windows logo appears on the screen. If you press F8 after the Windows logo appears, the Advanced Boot Options menu does not appear on the screen. If you do not see the Advanced Boot Options menu, restart the computer, and then repeat this step until you see the menu on the screen.

  • Press the (Down Arrow) to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter.
  • Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next.
  • Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK.
  • Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
  • In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next.
  • Click to select the check box for Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition.
  • Click Next. The computer is restored to the default factory configuration.
  • When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.

Hope it helps. Thank you for using FixYa.

Apr 21, 2011 | Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Netbook PC

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I have a Dell Inspiron Mini Laptop 1012, how do you set it to factory seting?


You will lose all your data if you wanna set it to factory setting ,have its back up before you loose it.

Here is how to restore at Factory Setting..
1: Restart the computer, click Start, click the arrow next to the Lock button, and then click Restart. 2: As restarts, press the F8 key until the 'Advanced Boot Options' ,menu appears on the screen.It should come up before Window logo appears. 3. Press the (Down Arrow) to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter. 4. Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next. 5. Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK. 6. Click Dell Factory Image Restore. 7. In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next. 8. Click to select the check box for Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition. 9. Click Next. The computer is restored to the default factory configuration. 10. When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.


Jan 05, 2011 | Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Netbook...

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How do I restore factory settings on my dell inspiron mini 1012?


  1. Restoring a Dell System Running Windows XP.

    Turn off and reboot your computer. When you see the Windows flash screen, depress "CTRL" and "F11". Be sure to press them simultaneously and release them simultaneously.

    Select "Restore" in the "Dell PC to restore by Symantec" window and press "Enter".

    Highlight and select "Confirm" when the message shows that you wiill lose all data if you continue. This will begin the restore process. It usually takes about 10 minutes or so. When it's done, you should receive a message that states the system recovery process was successful.

    Select "Finish" to complete the process and restart your system.
  2. Step 6 Restore a Dell System Running Windows Vista

    Shutdown and restart your computer. Keep pressing "F8" until you see the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. You must depress the keys before the Windows Logo screen appears. If you wait until after the screen appears and then press "F8", it's too late and you'll have to reboot the system and try again.

    Navigate to the "Repair your computer" option

    Select the appropriate language and click "Next".

    Sign onto the system as an administrator. Without administrative privileges, you will be unable to perform the system restore.

    Select "Dell Factory Image Restore" and click "Next".

    Place a check in the check box next to the text that says "Yes, reformat hard drive and restore System Software to factory condition" and click "Next".

    Click "Finish" to complete the process. This will reboot your computer.

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