Trying to reset factory settings without Disk

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Trying to reset factory settings without Disk

  • Hello;

     

    I have a Dell Dimension 2400, I am getting ready to sell the desktop but I need to reset the factory settings. Problem is I don't have the disk to do it with.

    I was told I could download them, but I have no idea where to go or what to look for. Can anyone help me please?

     

    Thanks ;

    Sharp Marine

  • Sharpe Marine,

     

    If you live in the Un ited States and are the origional owner, you can request a backup set of disks by clicking below my signature.

     

    Restoring Your Computer´s Software to the Factory Settings

     

     

    Rick

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  • Hello,

    I doubt that your restore option for that old system will work, but here are the instructions.

    But, you can order a set of disks for your system for free from here. You will need to do a clean install using the disks provided.

    Mis Dos Centavos,
    Darrell

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