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Accidently formatted my laptop

Hello All

My niece accidently formatted her dell inspiron laptop 1520 what can be done in this situation. She cant even find the cd's which came alon at the time of purchase

Can Some1 help her  out.


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7 Plutonium

Re: Accidently formatted my laptop

Many Dell's have a restore partition that will restore the PC to the factory setup without discs.  It''s CTRL/F11 at initial boot up for XP systems and F8 for Vista.

If that will not work, replacement discs can be ordered HERE

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5 Tungsten

Re: Accidently formatted my laptop

Just out of curiosity, how does one "accidently" format a disk ? ? ?

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