Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop ?

Reformatting pc Can you please tell me how to reformat my pc as I've removed everything and tried rebooting with Windows XP disc and it doesn't work


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This how you reformat a dell computer,
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\015\012Firstly remove all external devices. i.e printer, scanner
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  1. Then turn on you system
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  3. When the DELL screen appears press and hold "control" on the keyboard, press the "F11 key" then release them both at the same time. "DEEL PC RESTORE BY SYMANTEC" will appear.
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  5. click restore button
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  7. then click on confirm. (progress will take 8 to 10 minutesto complete) When the restore is complete. The message "THE SYSTEM RECOVERY PROCESS WAS SUCCESSFUL" will appear.
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  9. Click finish button. The computer will now restart. The system will be how it was whnen it was first delivered.
\015\012Once this is done I would suggest doing a windows update.
What you need to do is put the XP cd in the cd or dvd drive first,then, when the pc is booting up press either F2 or Del depending on bios and the cmos setting screen will appear.\015\012\015\012Go to advanced cmos settings and the top line normal reads 'first boot device, this will be set at HDD or hard disk, this needs to be changed to cdrom.\015\012\015\012When you have changed it, save settings and exit, the system will now reboot and an option to boot from cd screen will appear, you then press Enter to boot from cd then follow the instructions to format or install windows.
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