Question about Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Netbook PC
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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.
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
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
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
SOURCE: Purchased Inspiron Mini 1012 Win
Welcome to FixYa! How are you doing?
Please try the following steps:
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.
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Posted on Apr 21, 2011
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