|Description||This article explains the proper procedure to recover the factory installed software of your Alienware Steam Machine.|
|Alienware Steam Machine|
There are two methods to recover the software on your Alienware Steam Machine.
Following any of the steps below will erase your personal data and installed games completely. You will have to download all your software again after the process is complete.
This is the best way of recovering your Alienware Steam Machine back to the factory settings as you can perform these steps using only the Steam Controller.
Turn On your Alienware Steam Machine
As the system boots start tapping the Start Button on your Steam Controller
If you have a keyboard connected hit F12
Select Restore System Partition and press A or Enter if you have a keyboard
The recovery process will continue automatically and may restart the system
What do you need?
Using the Windows based PC do the following:
Enter your Service Tag
Type the Verification Code
Click on Check Availability
Click on Download next to Alienware Steam Machine recovery image
Download and Install the Dell OS Recovery Tool
Open the Dell OS Recovery Tool
Follow the On-screen instructions
Once the the process is complete, unplug the USB key
Connect the USB Key in the Alienware Steam Machine
Connect a USB Keyboard to the Alienware Steam Machine
Turn on the system and tap F12 on the keyboard as the system turns on
Select the USB key from the menu and press enter
Follow the On-Screen instructions.
Article ID: SLN300236
Last Date Modified: 09/12/2017 02:07 AM
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