I clicked on "Install a Driver. On a Dell, if some other OS was installed, the Dell "PC Restore" Recovery Partition is no longer valid corrupted and the only way to reinstall is with a Windows OS installation disc and then download whatever device drivers you need from the Dell downloads. Another issue that concerns me is that on the picture above it says Windows 7 on D: I don't have any kind of windows or restore disks,
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I found this link, http: Many probably not necessary but as I proceeded with each decovery, I didn't revert any of the changes from the previous steps.
Reinstall Windows 7 from Recovery Partition on a Dell Studio laptop - Super User
Has anyone done this? Dell Studio to factory settings,no Dell Factory Image option. I'll mark this as reply as soon as I finish the process. If you have made a backup xtudio Dell Datasafe program dis, you can perform a manual restore following the link below: I think I'm selling this thing to someone who knows how to fix computers and dizk myself a new one. Updating Dell Drivers Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further. On a Dell, if some other OS was installed, the Dell "PC Restore" Recovery Partition is no longer valid corrupted and the only way to reinstall is with a Windows OS installation disc and then download whatever device drivers you need from the Dell downloads.
Windows 10 64 bit. I haven't done it yet, but i think i'm on the right path now.
I managed to get the advanced menu once, where i actually saw the "repair my computer" option, but when i selected it, windows just continued booting up normally. Locate the file name factory. Dell Factory Settings isn't option - command prompt?
Similar help and support threads. Hi stois21, Welcome to Seven forums. If you forget and the boot hangs, take the flash drive out and press the power button. I can't eecovery what the command line said at the end but I could tell it was done. The computer delll shut down. I restarted the system but it would now not Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Trying to restore Dell to factory settings, but F8 not working I've tried holding down f8, tapping it continuously, holding ctrl f8 and fn f8.
Dell Studio 1555 - Hard Drive Failure - Factory Image recovery to new hard drive
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Since my original install was a 64 bit system of Windows 7 I thought I'd try the imagex file in the amd64 folder a try.
I would be thankful if anyone diskk give some advise on how to restore the laptop to its factory settings using the recovery partition.
I changed all my permissions on the D drive where the recovery files were to allow for every user to make all changes. Find More Posts by gregrocker.
I followed the suggestion Posted by eddyneo on 13 Feb 6: Winndows 7 32 bit. Your system should be restored to its original "as-shipped" configuration in about minutes. Just a word of warning though, if you leave the flash drive in while rebooting, the boot sequence will see it at least on my Delk and won't move past a couple of screens during the booting process because the computer is trying to boot off of the flash drive. I clicked on "Next.
Refovery an Inspiron it is located in D: So I typed, "path L: I could tell because I kept getting a bunch of warning messages that files were "in use. Be sure to run the Dell diagnostics by booting the Utility partiiton from the F12 menu at boot to see if they will diagnose the hardware to know its true state. Then imagex would start running stdio would close out.
I had to find the correct drive letters to be able to go to the right directory.