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Hold (Ctrl) whille tapping (F11) at the Dell Start up screen. When it asked for Reboot or Restore, Selecting Restore will return your Dell system to factory settings. Warning there is now going back after the rebuild is started.
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How do restore the computer back to the factory pont?

When the computer is booting up, press F11 and Ctrl over and over. That takes you to a screen that can guide you from there You cant restore every computer. It has to have recovery partition. And F11 and CTRL only works for Dell (I could be wrong, that's from memory) whereas Acer is CTRL/ALT F10 (MORE)

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How do you restore dell to factory settings?

Step 1 of 4: Backup important files & data Start -> Control Panel -> in Control Panel , click System and Maintenance, and then click Back Up and Restore Center. Under Backup files or your entire computer , click Back up files. If a user account window appears, and you are prompted a adm (MORE)

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How do you restore the computer to factory setting?

you may need to format your PC which will erase everything on the hard drive, then you can re-install windows from your disc that comes supplied with the computer and re-install all the programmes you need (im assuming that you have discs to reinstall these programmes that came pre-installed on the (MORE)

How do you restore your dell computer back to factory settings?

It will require a FULL system reboot, then you will need to install what ever edition of windows you were running and then any other things will need to be restored. just make sure you have back up files of your work,pictures,videos music, that kind of stuff because it iwll all go. Or you could just (MORE)

How do I Restore my Acer aspire 5315 to factory settings?

Well i have an acer aspire 5630 laptop and have restored it to its factory settings by pressing alt f10 when i first start my computer and the white acer screen comes on, then i followed the instructions and its good as new, you could give it a try but it completely wiped the acer.c drive.

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By restoring the factory settings of your computer, you are essentially returning the data on your computer to the state that it was in when you first bought it (or installed Windows 7, if you had another operating system previously). Restoring factory settings can be very useful for those who wis (MORE)

How do you restore computer to factory setting without disc?

By following the directions that came with your computer. I don't know what kind of computer you have, so I couldn't even begin to tell you what precise steps to take, or if it's even possible at all... many new computers give you instructions for making your own recovery discs, and if you chose not (MORE)

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to put xp back to factory settings 1)shut down your pc. 2)let it sit foe about 30 seconds. 3)power your pc back up and hit ctrl&f11 at the same time and follow on screen commands.

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hopefully you created back up disks when you just bought your computer and when it had it's factory settings. But also most brands have a recovery partition that they made to bring your computer back to factory settings. but some brands just have a basic partition that will just bring your software (MORE)

How do you restore a Dell latitude D600 to factory settings?

To restore a Dell Latitude D600 to factory settings, make sure there is a restore partition available. If there is, reboot the computer and press controll and F11 when the Dell logo appears. This will place the computer in restore mode and will be completely restored to it's factory state.

How can one restore an iPod to factory settings?

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I have a laptop with windows 8 on it. It will not except anypassword I type in it to open up my computer so I can use it. Cananyone tell my how I can restore the computer back to it's factorysettings since I can't even get into the search or anything.