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INSPIRON 14Z Restore keystrokes

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I have a Dell INSPIRON 14Z that comes with pre-installed windows 7. The laptop has the recovery partition and i would like to restore it to factory settings. kindly provide me with the keystrokes for restoring the laptop to factory settings.

Regards,

Gmuli.

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  • Hi Gmuli,

    Just wanted to check if the PC restore was successful. Please reply for any further queries.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Dell_Abhishek_B
    #IworkforDell
    To learn more about Dell Products, Services, and Drivers, click Here

     

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  • Hi Gmuli,

    PC Restore steps for Windows7 (PC restore is done from a image saved in partition in the hard drive. If you have tried an operating system installation previously, PC restore may not work.)

    Note: Restoring the original factory image erases ALL existing data. This includes files, folders, programs, drivers, E-mails, photos. Before performing a PC Restore, back up all personal files. If you do not back up your personal files, the data will be lost. 

    1. Turn on the Computer and start pressing the “F8” Key on the first Dell logo. Keep on pressing the “F8” key on first Dell screen until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears on the screen.

    2. Highlight "Repair Your Computer" and hit enter.

    3. Specify the language settings that you want, and then click Next.

    4. Enter your Password and click ok.

    5. On Choose a Recover Tool Window

    Select: Dell DataSafe Restore and Emergency Backup

    6. You Get:

    • Restore computer and preserve my new or changed files
    • 2 Select other System Backup and more options

    7. Select: Select other System Backup and more options

    You get:

    •  Restore my computer
    •  Backup Files and folders

    8. Select: Restore my computer.

    9. Confirm the restore and continue.

    10. Select: Factory Image restore

    11. Choose Restore without preserving new or changed files and click on Next.

    12. Click on Continue.

    13. When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.

    The software is now installed as it was when the computer was first received. You can also check the link below for more information on PC restore.
     

    http://dell.to/eZRaOS

    Please reply for any further questions.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Dell_Abhishek_B
    #IworkforDell
    To learn more about Dell Products, Services, and Drivers, click Here

     

  • Hi Gmuli,

    Just wanted to check if the PC restore was successful. Please reply for any further queries.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Dell_Abhishek_B
    #IworkforDell
    To learn more about Dell Products, Services, and Drivers, click Here

     

  • Hi Abhishek B,

    It worked Well. Thanks for the information.

    Regards,

    Gmuli

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