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I need to restore window vista to manufactor setting on dell xps 420 desktop.

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Dell has a program called zztop, you can find the utility here:

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&releaseid=R20457&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P03_XPS_T___&servicetag=&os=W98&osl=en&deviceid=1509&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=&impid=&formatcnt=1&libid=7&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&fileid=20307

there is a hidden partition ( you cant see it in windows nor will you be able to see it in most partition managers) that holds your original OS. Running zztop will put this image back on your comptuer.

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