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Dell Inspiron 500m Owner's Manual: Using System Restore; Creating A Restore Point; Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State

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When the name of the appropriate driver appears, click Next.
10
Click Finish and restart your computer.
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Using System Restore

The Microsoft
return your computer to an earlier operating state (without affecting data files) if changes
to the hardware, software, or other system settings have left the computer in an undesirable
operating state. See the Help and Support Center for information on using System Restore.
To access help, see page 86.
NOTICE: Make regular backups of your data files. System Restore does not monitor your data
files or recover them.

Creating a Restore Point

Click the Start button and click Help and Support.
1
Click System Restore.
2
Follow the instructions on the screen.
3

Restoring the Computer to an Earlier Operating State

NOTICE: Before you restore the computer to an earlier operating state, save and close all open
files and close all open programs. Do not alter, open, or delete any files or programs until the
system restoration is complete.
Click the Start button, point to All Programs
1
click System Restore.
Ensure that Restore my computer to an earlier time is selected and click Next.
2
Click a calendar date to which you want to restore your computer.
3
The Select a Restore Point screen provides a calendar that allows you to see and select
restore points. All calendar dates with available restore points appear in bold.
Select a restore point and click Next.
4
If a calendar date has only one restore point, then that restore point is automatically
selected. If two or more restore points are available, click the restore point that you
prefer.
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XP operating system provides System Restore to allow you to
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