Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?
I am trying to use the pc restore. to reformat my pc
\015 I am trying to use the restore on my dell inspiron 1501 . when the dell splash screen comes up I hold controleand the F11 and release them at the same time. But all it does is boot up into windows. Also when I hold both keys down I get an alarm is that normal?\015
Yes it is normal, just as soon as you turn on the machine keep on holding down the control key and tapping f11, do not wait for any display on the screen. It will definitely resolve the problem but if accidently you have deleted the partition which is the utility partition you will not be able to perform the PC restore then only Operating System reinstallation will take place only with the help of the CD's provided by the manufacturer
You should try pressing F12 alone to get to the boot options menu, there you can select to boot from your restore cd.
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