Starting Dell Factory Image Restore
Turn on the 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.
Repair Your Computer.
The System Recovery Options window
Select a keyboard layout and click
To access the recovery options, log on as
a local user. To access the command prompt,
type administrator in the User name
field, then click OK.
Dell Factory Image Restore. The Dell
Factory Image Restore welcome screen
NOTE: Depending upon your configuration,
you may need to select Dell Factory Tools,
then Dell Factory Image Restore.
NOTE: If you do not want to proceed with
Dell Factory Image Restore, click Cancel.
Select the check box to confirm that you
want to continue reformatting the hard drive
and restoring the system software to the
factory condition, then click Next.
The restore process begins and may take
five or more minutes to complete. A message
appears when the operating system and
factory‑installed applications have been
restored to factory condition.
Restoring Your Operating System
Next. The Confirm Data Deletion
Finish to restart the computer.