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How do i restore my dell inspiRon mini 1012 to factory settings if i do not have the administrators password. o/s is windows 7

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  1. Restoring a Dell System Running Windows XP.

    Turn off and reboot your computer. When you see the Windows flash screen, depress "CTRL" and "F11". Be sure to press them simultaneously and release them simultaneously.

    Select "Restore" in the "Dell PC to restore by Symantec" window and press "Enter".

    Highlight and select "Confirm" when the message shows that you wiill lose all data if you continue. This will begin the restore process. It usually takes about 10 minutes or so. When it's done, you should receive a message that states the system recovery process was successful.

    Select "Finish" to complete the process and restart your system.
  2. Step 6 Restore a Dell System Running Windows Vista

    Shutdown and restart your computer. Keep pressing "F8" until you see the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. You must depress the keys before the Windows Logo screen appears. If you wait until after the screen appears and then press "F8", it's too late and you'll have to reboot the system and try again.

    Navigate to the "Repair your computer" option

    Select the appropriate language and click "Next".

    Sign onto the system as an administrator. Without administrative privileges, you will be unable to perform the system restore.

    Select "Dell Factory Image Restore" and click "Next".

    Place a check in the check box next to the text that says "Yes, reformat hard drive and restore System Software to factory condition" and click "Next".

    Click "Finish" to complete the process. This will reboot your computer.

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Hi,

Not all Dell code generators work on the the service tag ending 595B even though they state they will. Only Dell have the master password generator for that tag ending.

If you are the outright owner of the laptop and you can provide proof of purchase Dell will give you the code themselves for no fee.

If you are the owner then I suggest you give Dell customer services a call. Below is a link to Dells support website where you will get a phone number for them.



http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dellcare/byphone_prod?c=us&l=en&s=gen



You should find it easy to use and Dell's customer service are very helpful.



Good luck.

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Resetting password & user name on Windows:b>*Start your computer
*Keep pressing "F8" as the computer starts.
*This will enter the computer in Safe Mode.
*(When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "SafeMode" with arrow key and confirmby pressing the Enter key, then computer enters Safe Mode.
*Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windowslogin screen.
*Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need toinput the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
*Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the accountthat is locked and change the password.
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*Keep pressing "F8" as the computer starts.
*This will enter the computer in Safe Mode.
*(When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "SafeMode" with arrow key and confirmby pressing the Enter key, then computer enters Safe Mode.
*Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windowslogin screen.
*Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need toinput the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
*Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the accountthat is locked and change the password.
**Restart computer and login into the account you just created using your newpassword.

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Purchased Inspiron Mini 1012 Win 7 Started - was told it was new, but is not. How do I restore it to its original factory settings?


Hi suscarsimba,

Welcome to FixYa! How are you doing?

Please try the following steps:

  • Tuen on your computer, Start tapping the F8 key repeatedly 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, the Advanced Boot Options menu does 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.

  • Press the (Down Arrow) to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter.
  • Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next.
  • Log in as a user who has administrative credentials, and then click OK.
  • Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
  • In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click Next.
  • Click to select the check box for Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition.
  • Click Next. The computer is restored to the default factory configuration.
  • When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.

Hope it helps. Thank you for using FixYa.

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I have a Dell Inspiron Mini Laptop 1012, how do you set it to factory seting?


You will lose all your data if you wanna set it to factory setting ,have its back up before you loose it.

Here is how to restore at Factory Setting..
1: Restart the computer, click Start, click the arrow next to the Lock button, and then click Restart. 2: As restarts, press the F8 key until the 'Advanced Boot Options' ,menu appears on the screen.It should come up before Window logo appears. 3. Press the (Down Arrow) 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 check box for Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition. 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.


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I need to do a factory restore on a 1012 mini how? the f8 thing does not seem to work.


you can only do this type of recovery on certain machines --contact manufacturers site for original "specs" etc

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How do I restore factory settings on my dell inspiron mini 1012?


  1. Restoring a Dell System Running Windows XP.

    Turn off and reboot your computer. When you see the Windows flash screen, depress "CTRL" and "F11". Be sure to press them simultaneously and release them simultaneously.

    Select "Restore" in the "Dell PC to restore by Symantec" window and press "Enter".

    Highlight and select "Confirm" when the message shows that you wiill lose all data if you continue. This will begin the restore process. It usually takes about 10 minutes or so. When it's done, you should receive a message that states the system recovery process was successful.

    Select "Finish" to complete the process and restart your system.
  2. Step 6 Restore a Dell System Running Windows Vista

    Shutdown and restart your computer. Keep pressing "F8" until you see the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. You must depress the keys before the Windows Logo screen appears. If you wait until after the screen appears and then press "F8", it's too late and you'll have to reboot the system and try again.

    Navigate to the "Repair your computer" option

    Select the appropriate language and click "Next".

    Sign onto the system as an administrator. Without administrative privileges, you will be unable to perform the system restore.

    Select "Dell Factory Image Restore" and click "Next".

    Place a check in the check box next to the text that says "Yes, reformat hard drive and restore System Software to factory condition" and click "Next".

    Click "Finish" to complete the process. This will reboot your computer.

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