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You will lose all of your current settings
you might have to go into the bios to set the defaults
During the boot process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time to press a certaian key to enter setup
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS you can load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults ,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart then
hope this helps
Posted on Nov 05, 2010
Clear BIOS/CMOS, this can either be done by way of the clear BIOS/CMOS jumper or you can remove the BIOS/CMOS battery for about a minute and then reintall it in it's correct orientation. This will set your computer to factory defaults. Will then need to enter the BIOS/CMOS by hitting the delete key during POST procedure to set the date and time for example.
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Posted on Nov 05, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Restore factory settings.
Here is the Dell tech support article for PC Restore to re-image the system to the factory settings.
Posted on Nov 04, 2008
SOURCE: need factory setting
If your computer came with Restore CD's then boot to the CD and follow the onscreen prompts.
If you have a restore partiton Reboot the computer and press ALT +F11 at the Dell Boot Spash Screen. Follow the onscreen prompts.
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
if it comes with windows 7 or vista you can try and tap f8 until you get a boot menu and there should be an option to repair your computer, if it's windows xp you're kinda screwed unless you can access the recovery partition.
Posted on Feb 16, 2012
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