I want to take my DELL Studio 1558 Laptop and restore it to the factory settings (like when I originally got it) because of all the junk & such I've got on there. I'm running windows 7, and whenever I boot up F8 and F12 do nothing but freeze it up. If anybody has any suggestions, it'd be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Did you make the Dell Data Safe disks? Windows 7 - IMPORTANT Windows 7 Backup Disks to create If so, insert disk one restart your computer and follow the instructions.
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Yes, thank you, that bottom link worked perfectly. I had entirely forgotten about that program, ahaha~
Glad you got it working! Thanks for posting back. Please make sure to make the Important backup disks.Windows 7 - IMPORTANT Windows 7 Backup Disks to create