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Restoring Your Dell Computer to Original Factory Installation with Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0

Summary: This article describes how to use the legacy application Dell DataSafe Local to restore a computer's operating system to factory condition.

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This article provides information on "How to Restore a Dell Computer to its Original Factory Installation with Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0".


To restore your computer to the original factory installation, follow these steps
 

  1. Turn on the computer, after the Dell logo press F8 key repeatedly until the Advanced Boot Options menu (Advanced Startup Options).
  2. In Advanced Boot Options, highlight Repair Your Computer and press Enter.
  3. Click Next and logon to the administrator account in the computer.
  4. Click Dell DataSafe Restore and Emergency Backup and DataSafe Options.
  5. Choose Restore without preserving new or changed file. Click Next to continue.
  6. Choose Yes and click Next to continue.
  7. Progress status will appear. Click Restart to initiate the restoration process.
When performing the restore, all customer data will be erased and replaced with whatever is in the backup.

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21 Feb 2021

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