how do i reset my dell desktop running xp to factory settings????

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how do i reset my dell desktop running xp to factory settings????

  • im trying to reset my pc to factory settings but cant remember how. i know on my laptop its f8 but on my desktop i cant remember. any help would be great thanks....
  • Dell Restore is accessed by restarting the computer and pressing CTRL and F11, releasing both at the same time before you get the message about loading the descriptor for PBR2 below a blue bar running across the top of the screen.

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  • whiteelle

    This restores the computer to it's Factory Settings.

    Bev.



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  • WHAT F KEY DO I PRESS TO RESET MY DELL DESK TOP  WINDOWS XP

  • paulinperu

    WHAT F KEY DO I PRESS TO RESET MY DELL DESK TOP  WINDOWS XP

    If you read this thread, you'd know you have to reboot and press Ctrl-F11 before Windows starts to load...

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