Dell OS Recovery Tool utility helps you create a bootable USB recovery media with the Dell ISO recovery image that is customized for your Dell PC. To create the USB recovery media:
You can create a recovery DVD disc after downloading the Dell ISO recovery image file. To create a recovery DVD disc:
To download the Dell ISO recovery image file using a non-Dell PC:
Dell Windows Recovery Image is available for 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Dell ISO recovery image is quite large. Please be patient and allow the download to complete before attempting to open the file. If the files are not downlaoded completely, you may be unable to create a USB or DVD recovery media. If the Dell OS Recovery Tool reports that the file is corrupt or is missing data, simply re-download the file.
To successfully boot to the USB or DVD recovery media to install Microsoft Windows 7 on the Dell PC:
If you are downloading a large file through a Dell online application (such as Dell Windows Recovery Image website), you may recieve an "Not enough space on drive" error. This is normally due to a space limitation on the drive that files are being saved to. Some images downloaded through Dell Windows recovery image can be up to 8GB in file size.
To correct this error, you may need to free up additional disk space on the hard drive.
For information on freeing up disk space by operating system, refer to Microsoft's knowledge base articles:
Additionally, if you have an external hard drive or secondary hard drive with more disk space, simply select that drive to save the files to.
Article ID: SLN299044
Last Date Modified: 04/19/2017 11:32 AM