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Resetting a Dell Latitude to the factory settings allows the user to restore the Dell Latitude to the original operating condition as if it was just taken out of the box. Dell system includes a restore utility called 'Dell Symantec System Restore' to reset or restore your Dell system to factory setting.

Step 1: Before reset any Dell Latitude laptop, backup your all important data and programs, otherwise you may lose it. It is recommended to use an external storage device for your entire data backup, so that you couldn't lose it in any sudden occurring issue...

Step 2: Remove any other unnecessary external drive and restart your Dell Latitude laptop.

Step 3: Press 'F8' key continue until 'Advanced Boot Options' wouldn't be appear.

Step 4: Use your keyboard arrow key to select 'Repair Your Computer' from the list and hit 'Enter'.

Step 5: Now click 'Next' and login as the administrator account.

Step 6: Click 'Dell Factory Image Recovery and Data Safe options', select your language option and click 'Next'.

Step 7: Click the check box 'Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition' and click 'Next' to start Dell Latitude reset process...

This process will erase all your previous changes that have been made to the Dell Latitude laptop and reset the configuration settings to factory setting.

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for all Dell laptops(Vostro, Latitude,Inspiron...etc..) at http://www.vtechsquad.com/dell-support/

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You can restore your system by holding down the Ctrl key while tapping
the F11 key as soon as your start up your system.

IF your recovery partition is in tact (a hidden partition that has windows and all device drivers for THAT model of laptop), this will reinstall windows.

Also, this will reformat and delete all user files off your system, so if you feel brave you may want to boot with a Live LINUX cd to see if you can save any files to a flash drive or DVD.

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The Dell D630 does not have a factory restore partition on the hard drive. Your only option is to use the windows restore feature that is accessable off of the start button, all programs, accessories, system tools. Plan B would be to borrow an operating system disk that matches the Certificate sticker on the bottom of the laptop, and then download all needed drivers from the Dell Website.

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Step 1: First backup all your important data and restart your computer.
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click the window button, press all programs then accessories then system tools...

if there is an oldest restore point choose it..

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choose the overwrite the present OS or something like that... after reinstalling you will see all default settings and programs back where you want them.

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