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Sajid737
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Windows 8.1 restore / factory reset / backup /recovery

I am using inspiron 3542 with win 8.1, i want my laptop to reset to factory image. i do not have the backup dvd. my disk management tool is showing 4 hidden partitions, someone asked me to utilize them to restore window. I don't know the process.

kindly help....

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Philip_Yip
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RE: Windows 8.1 restore / factory reset / backup /recovery

Follow the instructions here to make a Bootable USB and Restore from it:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/dell-backup-and-recovery-1-8-1-71/

Also check the Edition here and download a .iso (just in case):

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-windows-8-1-retail-and-oem-iso/

Dr Philip Yip
Tech Enthusiast and Author of the Unofficial Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide

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Sajid737
1 Copper

RE: Windows 8.1 restore / factory reset / backup /recovery

thanx dear, working on it. Hope it work....

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