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Sh0wM8

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Yeah so i got no drivers disc for any of the pieces.. Is there another way to get this working ?
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That depends on what kind of system you have. You have provided nothing for system specs in your post.
Is this a name brand system and if so what make and model?
If a custom system what motherboard make and model?
What is the reason for wanting to format the system?
Is there a issue causing a problem and if so what?
What steps have you taken to correct the problem?
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Well i guess for adding all tha tinfo i should really try to figure out if i should really reformat the computer. The laptop is a few years old and it has a few errors that popped up, i knwo the directory of the problem. But what seems to happen is the screen will start disconfiguring and looking all jagid. My first guess was the screen is beat. but then the error keeps poppin saying there is a problem with windows. So this screen will seem to get all puzzle like almost for a few an then maybe turn back to normal or you just simply have to restart the laptop. and the wireless internet doesn't seem to connect to any of the wireless networks for some reason..but thats the least of my concerns
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again what is the make and model of the laptop?
Most branded manufacturers now do not include recovery disks with the systems as the recovery is included on a separate partition on the hard drive. Different manufacturers have different key combinations to access this partitions to do a system recovery. In most instances this will format your system and return it back to like new condition. All data will be lost along with programs you have added.
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It's a Dell Inspiron 8600
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Dell:

The key combination is CRTL + F11 pushing the keys at the same time at the the dell screen during post. Once you push them then you want to release them.
It should go into the recovery partition so you can do a system restore.
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