Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX110 PC Desktop ?

System restore ok, I do know how to use the system restore action, but, I want to redo my computer to when it was new again. I've done this before by pressing a button before setup. I think it was one of the F's but i dont remember. On the top left of the screen it says 'Setup=F2 Boot menu=F12 I know how to get to the boot menu and it does not have any option to redo my pc.


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I've just had to restore my Dell Inspiron back to the original Dell setup and was told by Dell support that the same procedure applies for the dimension. Press CTR+F11 together when powering up the PC to access the restore utility,the on-screen instructions are clear and straight forward. This will rebuild your hard drive, from a ghost image in the dell partition, to the same state as when the PC arrived from Dell so you will lose any applications and files loaded since then, make sure you have a backup of any important files etc. before you do this.
Could i just add that, you may not have system cd that came with your pc, but, most manufacturers, especially in the UK now have a system restore image of your pc on another partition, which brings your pc back to it's original state.\015\012\015\012In which case make sure you back up any documents and settings to a cd or dvd disc.
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