Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer ?

Trying to restore dell pc inspirion 531 to factory - i have hit the F8 key but never see advanced boot options as Dell is telling to use the factory restore option. I see other options but not that one. UGH any help would be appreciated...............Roxanne


Answers :

Control f11 should take u to factory settings! like new
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My laptop has a horrible virus on it. i need to know how can i restore it to factory setting.


Hi\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0121 How to Restore Windows Vista to Factory Settings\015\012\015\012Step 1\015\012Burn all your important files to a CD or store on a memory stick. Remember yo ... PC Laptops

Big issues with Vista on my Inspiron!


Did you try to "Restore this computer to another point in time"? Then you press F8, and choose "System Restore" then another screen asks if you want to go to safe desktop, or do a system restore, when you select system restore,another window, a bit ... Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

I want 2 reset my entire dell d630 laptop How do I do this I don't have any of the passwords


Hey,\015\012\015\012I hope when you say that you wish to reset the system you mean you need to go to the factory settings. If you wish to go to the factory settings and even if you do not remember the password, there is still a way to do ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Dell 4600 desktop PC


Turn on your computer and when you see the dell splash screen hit the ctrl key and f11 key and see if you get to see the symantec restore message. if you do see it you can restore your pc to its factory default. if after doing that nothing happens t ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

Virus + Graphic Card Issues.


OK if your computer has an Manual restore pressing one of the following keys while your computer's starting up should pull up the menu. you press the keys when you see the manufacture logo such as dell hp ECT… Here are the keys F10, F11, F12 ... Dell Dimension 4600C PC Desktop

I got a Dell optiplex gx260 pc.so is not booting from the bios.its comming an error(there's no booting device activated). so how can i update the bios ..? plzzz help meeeeee


Did you try to boot from the repair CD?\015\012Or did you try to restore Computer to it's original conditions?\015\012Except for the monitor, keyboard, and mouse, remove all external peripherals including:\015\012 ... Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

Trying to restore dell pc inspirion 531 to factory - i have hit the F8 key but never see advanced boot options as Dell is telling to use the factory restore option. I see other options but not that one. UGH any help would be appreciated...............Roxanne


Control f11 should take u to factory settings! like new ... Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

Freezing - Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop


So, you post a message like a telegram. "freezing". since you never\015\012mentioned any other details, i have no option to assume that its a dell\015\012some laptop. the solution which i am writing is universal and applies\015\012to all the laptops. ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

Unable to restore computers original factory settings with Dells suggestion of control f11 when computer starts up


If you have already used the cd's to install the os, this will not work. there is another option which you can try.\015\012\015\012Manual Reinstallation\015\012 \015\012Manual reinstallation can be the most time consumi ... PC Desktops

DELL LAPTOP 8200 INSPIRON


Hello Jennifer,\015\012\015\012You are getting this screen because your computer cannot boot (start) normally. This is frequently caused by issues on your computer's hard disk drive (HDD). Often, corruption of something called the MBR or ... PC Laptops

Dell Inspiron 1525 Lap (Vista) boots to a black screen


That is the advanced boot options screen for your system. REpair your computer is not always available. See here. It sounds like your s ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Restoring computer factory settings


Another suggestion is boot the system from your OS disk, if you have one, and repair or reinstall OS. Reinstall should not cause you to loose any files. ... Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

I am acting as middle man. My daughter lives 15 miles away and is having a problem with her Dell desktop PC running XP. She has a blue screen message. We have tried using ctrl/alt/delete with no reaction from the PC. We have tried safe mode and the screen goes completely black. We have tried the safe mode option of going to the last known good connection and the wallpaper comes up with none of the desktop icons but it appears something is happening since an hour glass repeatedly shows on th


If you have tried Safe Mode but cannot finish loading Windows then either you have a very serious virus issue or your hard drive has become corrupted. Normally Safe Mode would give you the opportunity to try and resolve the issue or possibly remove a ... Dell Vostro 200 Mini Tower With 20" Flat Panel Monitor PC Desktop

I need to reboot my Dell Insprion 7500 but I don't know how


Reboot or Reset if u are asking to reset ur notebook to factory default ALL DATA WILL BE ERASED FIRST BACKUP UR DATA then here is the procedure without diskif using XP1 Turn on the computer.\015\012\015\012\015\0 ... Dell Inspiron 7500 Notebook

Bootmgr image is corrupt.system cannot boot


It is possible the Master boot Record has become corrupt. You can repair it using a tool for that purpose. Here is a KB article explaining your options and how to use the tool: ... IBM ThinkPad T43 Notebook

My computer wont even let me log in it needs to be wipped .. can any 1 explain in detail how to do it i dont find the restore any were in the f2 settings ....


If your computer has XP try these steps.\015\0121 Turn on the computer.\015\012\015\012\015\0122 When the Dell splash screen appears during the computer startup process, press and hold <Ctrl> and then press <F11>. T ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

How to restore to factory specs


You can use the following steps to restore your Dell Note book\015\012\015\012WARNING: You will loose all your data and softwares which you have saved or installed your self. So before making restore please make backup copy for all of ... Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook

I could not do Map Network Drive. Some of


Hi\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. To reset the Laptop to factory default settings you’ll\015\012need to use the Dell Factory Image Restore in Windows Vista. But please note\015\012tha ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

Fatal error on Inspirion Dell. Can't get it to boot at all now.


Have you tried the factory restore? This is straight from Dell. I have used this on my Win 7 many times and it does work fine. this is for all versions Windows after XP.\012 \012 \012 \012Restore the computer's software to origina ... Dell OptiPlex GX150 SF PC Desktop

Reinstall windows vista Os


If you are having the a Dell Laptop there is an interrnal restore option where you can reformat your computer HDD and you can put it back to factory settings - Which is called as Dell Factory Image restore --To get in to this option You need keep tap ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop Jet Black

How to get factory settings for my Dell Inspiron 1505


Resetting\012 a Dell Inspiron 1505 laptop to the factory settings allows the user to restore the \012Dell Inspiron to the original operating condition as if it was just \012taken out of the box. Dell system includes a restore utility called ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

Windows dont start


When was the system purchased?? If it was after 2005 then you will ahve to do a PC restore... This will reset the computer to factory settings...all data will be lost...here are the steps...\015\012\015\012\015\012FOR XP:\015\ ... Averatec 6200 Notebook

Restore settings how do i restore the factory settings for an acer aspire 5315 laptop Using OS Vista, I'm trying to set back to factory settings. I do not see Repair Your Computer at F8, and I do not have the Vista CD. What options do I have? I tried to go into safe mode but I am lost there as well. Thanks for any help. KS


Look Dell Computers comes with a operating system image inside ur hard drive.if ur using windows xp then restart the computer and as soon as u see the dell logo start pressing CTRL+F11.u will get an option where u will be asked to restore the compute ... Dell XPS M1210 Notebook

Stop: c000135 error


If you do not have any important data on teh computer and you computer was purchased after september 2008 you can try the factory restore. NOTE : DOING A REINSTALLATION OR FACTORY RESTORE WILL WIPE OUT ALL DATA AND APPLICATIONS YOU HAVE PUT ON THE SY ... Dell Inspiron 5100 Notebook

Blue screen when I close the top of my laptop or shut it off


This error relates to video drivers. to fix this. restart your computer and as soon as you see dell keep tapping the F8 key in the top row to get advanced boot options. and then select "Enable VGA Mode" and press enter 2 times. then the computer shou ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.7914 seconds