You can use Dell DataSafe Local Backup to
restore your hard drive to the operating state
it was in when you purchased your computer,
while preserving the data files.
Dell DataSafe Local Backup allows you to:
Backup and restore your computer to an
earlier operating state
Create system recovery media
Restoring Your Operating System
Dell DataSafe Local Backup Basic
To restore the factory image while preserving
the data files:
Turn off your computer.
Disconnect all the devices (USB drive,
printer, etc.) connected to the computer and
remove any newly added internal hardware.
NOTE: Do not disconnect the display,
keyboard, mouse, or the power cable.
Turn on your computer.
When the DELL
logo appears, press <F8>
several times to access the Advanced Boot
NOTE: If you wait too long and the
operating system logo appears, continue to
wait until you see the Microsoft
desktop; then, shut down your computer
and try again.