Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

F11 does not work for restoring my PC

\015 When I start my computer up, it shows the black windows screen and then the blue dell start up screen and then it starts all over again with the black windows screen and back to the lbue dell start up screen, when it gets to the blue dell start up screen, i press ctrl+F11 and it does not do anything, just keeps restarting again. Any suggestions? I would like to just restore it back to factory settings or get it to work somehow but it did not come with a factory disk.\015

Answers :

This is sounding sort of like a registry failure. But first, when it first starts, press the key that puts it into setup. Gotta drag up the memory of which key that is on a Dell. I believe it's F2.
Anyway, when you get into the BIOS setup screen (if it does, in fact, work) look for a menu item that lets you set the BIOS to default and try the bootup. Also, there is probably one screen that tells the machine to halt on errors. Set that to not halt on errors.
Can't be more specific, as the manufacturers are always changing the BIOS options and I don't have access to a Dell 3000.
If you can't get into the BIOS, let me know and we'll do more stuff.
-you might try to hit F8 and get to safe mode
\015\012-From there, you can try to restore your PC from start<-all programs<-accessories<-system tolls<restore
\015\012-Choose the earliest date that your want your PC to restore back to.
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\015\012Hope it helped
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