Does anyone know what the magic combination of buttons are to reset my Inspiron 620 Slimtower back to factory settings? I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. ;-)
I do but before you do that you should probably Try to get the dell Datasafe Backup onto a 16 gig or larger usb flash drive. F8 brings up the factory restore menu.
DVD's are much less reliable but they too can be used.
Creating Your System Recovery Discs with Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0
To create your Recovery Discs, you will need one or more blank DVDs and your computer must have a DVD burner installed.
1 Click then click All Programs, click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 and click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0.
2 Click ? Create your Recovery Discs.
3 Click Create My Recovery Disc(s) Nowthen click
4 Insert a blank DVD in the DVD burner, click
and follow the prompts provided as the Recovery Disc creation takes place.
5 After the disc(s) have been created, click
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Easiest way is to follow the steps for PC Restore here: support.dell.com/.../document
Tip: press and hold F8 as soon as you reboot--don't wait for any screens to appear.