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How do i Factory Restore my laptop?


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AuntDar

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Hey. I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 that i need to factory restore(not system restore) I pressed crtlf11. now what? it's not readily apparent to me as to what to do. thanks.
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Ztruker

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According to the manual

Windows Vista: Dell Factory Image Restore
1 Turn on the computer. When the Dell logo appears, press <F8> several
times to access the Vista Advanced Boot Options Window.
2 Select Repair Your Computer.
The System Recovery Options window appears.
3 Select a keyboard layout and click Next.
4 To access the recovery options, log on as a local user. To access the
command prompt, type administrator in the User name field, then
click OK.
5 Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
NOTE: Depending upon your configuration, you may need to select
Dell Factory Tools, then Dell Factory Image Restore .
The Dell Factory Image Restore welcome screen appears.
6 Click Next.
The Confirm Data Deletion screen appears.
NOTICE: If you do not want to proceed with Factory Image Restore, click Cancel.
7 Click the checkbox to confirm that you want to continue reformatting the
hard drive and restoring the system so ftware to the factory condition, then
click Next.
The restore process begins and may take five or more minutes to complete.
A message appears when the operati ng system and factory-installed
applications have been restored to factory condition.
8 Click Finish to reboot the system.


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