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Resetting to factory settings

We need to have our notebook reset to the factory default settings. It was used on a network at a business and we need to change it up and have it connect to a different home/office network. Can you tell me how to do this? I have tried the system restore but that hasn't worked.

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  • jtsservices Feb 22, 2008

    First- Thank you for your response. I tried but there isn't a utilities folder in the dell folder on the local disk C. I have a dellbutn, DELLSUPPORT, E-wtrmrk and sol_cent. I tried searching for the dell utilites but came up with nothing again. Even tried just typing in the RUN box the address at the bottom, no luck either. Anything else I can try?

  • jtsservices Feb 22, 2008

    One thing, we do have another newer laptop that is a Dell Insperion B130. We have the dell utilities and applications disk for that one. Would it work for the Latitude D800?

  • jtsservices Feb 22, 2008

    There is a boot menu that comes up at startup when I hit the F12 key. But there wasn't a DSR or anything like that on it. Thank you.

  • jtsservices Feb 22, 2008

    Well that sucks for us. Thank you for your time and help.

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IF YOU CAN STILL BOOT TO WINDOWS try this steps if you can still boot to windows
1. Open local disk C:
2. Go to Dell folder
3. Go to Utilities folder
4. Open DSR folder
5. There will be a file named "boot_DSR", double-click on it.
6. It will have a prompt that will tell you that it will now perform the restoration, click OK
7. The system will now reboot and you don't need to do anything, it will automatically go to the PC RESTORE.
C:\Dell\Utilities\DSR\boot_DSR

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  • MR R
    MR R Feb 22, 2008

    Normally they have a separate partition into which they place the "repair" files see if you can load a boot manager this might let you get access to the partition on which will be the Boot_DSR or some boot file of some kind. Ofcourse it may be that the drive was a clean install of XP over the DELL XP if this is the case you would need to buy XP and re-install and download the other drivers from the DELL site

  • MR R
    MR R Feb 22, 2008

    Sorry to say it more than likely would not you have legal issues if you did so i would steer clear not only that the driver will be different

  • MR R
    MR R Feb 22, 2008

    Yes that's the DELL hardware testing utility not really part of the Dell recovery partition more's the pity, We use Dell PC it appears even after we have wiped the HD. it could be that your partitiion has been wiped of the Dell recovery boot DSR and all is lost

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