Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

I want to reset my computer Dell,Can you help me?


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I see that you dont have a DVD drive on the system .
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\015\012What you could try is this
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\015\012If you have not formatted the harddrive before then there is a possiblity of the recovery partiotion being present on the system . Hence what you could do is hold the ctrl key on the keyboard down and then turn on the system donot release the ctrl key . As soon as you see the blue DELL logo on start up tap the F11 key on the keyboard accurately for about 2 - 3 times at the DELL logo, this would take you to a DELL PC restore by symantec sreen . Choose yes to formatt the hdd and continue with the steps onscreen . the system would be bought back to the wime when it was bought initially within a few mins.
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\015\012if the partition is not present then the solution is using a external DVD drive .
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  • Turn you machine on and put the operating cd in the cd/dvd drive.
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  • Power your machine off and then turn it back on.
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  • When you see the word DELL on your screen press F12 about every second and your computer should go into the boot option menu.
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  • Select the onboard cd/dvd drive.
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  • you should see a sentence that says press any key to boot from cd I usually hit the space bar. note: it is short time before it continues to boot.
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  • Choose not to repair and do a quick format to save time unless you are not in a hurry.
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  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the windows install.
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  • Put the Driver Diagnostics CD and install the Resouce CD and it will show you all the drivers for you model. I usually only install the network driver and then go the Dell website to download the newest drivers because the disk may not have the newest drivers.
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  • When you boot up make a note of your current system BIOS and check the website for a newer version while you are there.
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  • After you get all the drivers installed you can then install whatever application disks came with your computer.
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  • This whole process will take about 2 hrs give or take.
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  • From my experience it is more time consuming than it is difficult.
\015\012Below is a link to the Dell website for your model. Another note: the drivers on the website or the driver CD marked Urgent are your best bet.
\015\012http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_3100&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
\015\012Good luck,
\015\012Wayne
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