Having problems with your Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop ?

System Restore How do I restore the computer to the way it was the day that I bought it? I did this with my laptop the other day and would like to do the same with my desktop.


Answers :

The system came with a hidden partition on the hard drive that can restore the system to factory default. If this does not work it means the partition has been damaged and you will ned to get the recovery CDs. Please note that you will lose all data unless you back it up first.
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\015\012This is the process:
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\015\0121 Turn on the computer.
\015\0122 When the Dell splash screen appears during the computer startup process, press and hold <Ctrl> and then press <F11>. Then, release both keys at the same time.
\015\0123 In the Dell PC Restore by Symantec window, click Restore. Alternatively, press <Tab> to highlight Restore, and then press <Enter>.
\015\0124 When a warning message appears stating that all data will be lost, click Confirm, or press <Tab> to highlight Confirm and then press <Enter>.
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\015\012The Progress window will appear. Once the restore process starts, Dell PC Restore by Symantec usually takes about 8 to 10 minutes to finish. When the restore process is complete, the following message will appear: The system recovery process was successful.
Well i would recommend you to get the win XP installation Disk shipped to you from DELL... Since i have worked with DELL for four years i know as a fact that you can call dell tech support @ 1800-624-9896 & inform them that the CD's which wr\\ere shipped to you along with the system are not working & you would need a XP reinstall Disk & a system drivers installation Disk to get the system working to the day one status.
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