I'm in need to restore my m14x r2 to factory settings after too many steam game installs and various visual studio installs have resulted in a nasty mess.
So I opened up my little black envelope and lo and behold no windows 8 disc?! I have an alienware resource disc which is splendid but no way to restore my laptop.
could dell send me one out please lol
EDIT: or provide a link to download an iso
New system are not shipped with recovery discs. If the system is able to boot into Windows, You can restore your computer using Alien Respawn application.
Note: This step leads to complete data loss including pictures, music files, videos, documents and applications. Please disconnect any external peripherals as well
On the Windows 8 start screen -> type Alien Respawn -> click Restore -> Restore my Computer -> Click Yes, Next -> Select the Factory Image -> The system would prompt the user to ensure that they are selecting the correct backup point. Click Yes once verified -> The system restarts and goes ahead with restoring the factory image as per the recovery point selected. Follow the on-screen instructions to setup the Operating System. (options may vary).
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