Factory image restore method for Windows 8, using Dell Backup and Recovery Manager.
Dell Backup and Recovery can recover the Operating system or backup from the recovery partition as well. To recover the OS from the recovery partition, follow these steps:
Click the shutdown button, hold down the
The system restarts, login and click Troubleshoot.
Click the Dell Backup and Recovery icon.
The system restarts and comes back up, click Next on the Dell Backup and Recovery Screen.
The system would be checked to see if the smart repair option can fix the issue, click Next once this is done.
You will be prompted to select the backup to be used, click the factory image option or select from one of the backups. Click Next.
You will be prompted to backup your files, if needed do so by selecting the option Yes, backup my personal files (Make sure to have an external backup hard drive handy.) or select No, Erase my files.
The system goes ahead and completes the restore of the operating system. Click Restart when prompted.
Follow the on-screen instructions to setup the system with windows.
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Last Date Modified: 08/29/2014 06:38 AM