Having problems with your Dell Inspiron E1705 Notebook ?

How do I Format my dell? I know when i start up i need to hit ctrl and F???


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No I don't think so. You will need either a restore disc that probably came with your Laptop or there might even be a restore partition, you may want to call up Dell tech support and ask them how to do it.

Unless of coarse you have your hands on an XP install CD, if you do I would recommend you download all the drivers you need, video, chipset, audio, network, etc.. all that stuff before you do that, unless you have another PC to copy from.
If you have a windows disk it will let you format before you install xp or vista again.
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