Question about Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook
I do not have a restore disc
You can use the following steps to restore your Dell Note book
WARNING: You will loose all your data and softwares which you have saved or installed your self. So before making restore please make backup copy for all of your data.
And proceed the followings if you are sure that you have backup of all your important records and files.
To restore you need not to use any disk as Dell has stored every thing in your hidden partion. Follow the steps and you will get it restore as it was originally shipped by company.
1 Turn on the computer.
2 As the computer starts, press <F8> on the keyboard 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 on the screen, the Advanced Boot Options menu will 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.
3 Press the <Down Arrow> on the keyboard 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 Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition check box.
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.
The software is now installed as it was when the computer was first received.
Posted on Mar 15, 2008
You can requst the drivers applicashen and win xp cd from this site to it worked for me any way it wold not be a bad idea to make a back up copy of the entier hard drive useing norton ghost too just in cass you ever need it if that hard drive breaks that restore patteshen will be gone for ever other wise
Posted on Sep 08, 2008
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