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SYSTEM RESTORE HOW DO I RESTORE TO FACTORY CONDITION?

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You can do a system restore to the earliest date available. System restore is found in the start menu, accessories, system tools. If this doesn't get you where you want, then wipe the hard drive, reformat, and install a new operating system with your recovery or operating system disc.

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You need restore disks or an opperating system to restore any computer to factory condition. Simply put the disk 1 in your dvd/cd drive and go from there. It usually takes 45-60 minutes to do this.

IF you don't have restore disks you can make them on your system (if its running) or you can call the manufacturer and they will send you them for a small fee.

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Let me know the issues with the computer then I can check and see what can be done.

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Get the step-by-step how to guide..http://technical-support-squad.blogspot.in/2012/08/dell-inspiron-how-to-factory-reset.html

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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.

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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 think I caused big problems. I can not logon. I receive an invalid config information, runset up program message. Now what?


It seems that the OS on your system is corrupted, You might need to re-install the OS or Restore the computer to original factory condition.

Please let me know if you have a OS (Operating System) CD, so that I can help you repair the Operating System using that Operating system Disc.

If you do not have an OS disc you can restore the computer to factory condition by doing this:

Turn off the system
let the Device be connected to the power
Turn on the power button
Hold the Ctrl (Control Key) and Start Tapping the F11
You will get a Restore / Recovery Screen
Follow the instructions on the screen
Your computer will be restored back to factory condition.

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Note: Restoring the computer to Factory condition will erase all your data.


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How do you reset to factory settings on a Dell Latitude D510 laptop without discs?


Only way to do this would be to do a "system restore" without disks you can only hope you have restore points setup... run system restore from control panel and find out..

if no restore points contact dell for a restore disk.. remember the system restore without disks will not remove viruses or other harmful files..

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sir windows NT does no provide a factory settings... best solution is to overwrite the OS with the same OS... to do so first backups your files and check for some restoration points on your system restore settings....

click the window button, press all programs then accessories then system tools...

if there is an oldest restore point choose it..

after restoring your system to the oldest settings... put the OS cd and let it autorun...

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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