Does anyone know what the magic combination of buttons are to reset my Inspiron 620 Slimtower back to factory settings? I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. ;-)
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I do but before you do that you should probably Try to get the dell Datasafe Backup onto a 16 gig or larger usb flash drive. F8 brings up the factory restore menu.
DVD's are much less reliable but they too can be used.
Creating Your System Recovery Discs with Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0
|Article Summary:||Instructions for creating your systems recovery disks.|
|Dell no longer provides the operating system or resource disks in the box for Windows 7 Systems. It is important for you to create recovery disks in case of a hard drive failure. If you do not create the recovery disks, there may be a charge from Dell for the operating system recovery media.|
To create your Recovery Discs, you will need one or more blank DVDs and your computer must have a DVD burner installed.
1 Click then click All Programs, click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 and click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0.
2 Click ? Create your Recovery Discs.
3 Click Create My Recovery Disc(s) Nowthen click
4 Insert a blank DVD in the DVD burner, click
and follow the prompts provided as the Recovery Disc creation takes place.
5 After the disc(s) have been created, click
Additional Information: Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0
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Creating a Backup Using Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353563
Restoring from a Backup Using DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353564
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