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Rebooting uhm...i'm just wondering whether rebooting the computer erase all files ...does it?

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Its depends on how you make reboot.

  • If you are making hard-reboot means just powering off the power supply, then you may be lost some data or files if they are open.
  • If you are making soft-reboot i.e. from Start->Shutdown -> Restart, then you are not going to loose any bit of information or data.
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NOTICE: Using Dell PC Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any applications or
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