According to the Users Guide
: Dell Factory Image Restore
1 Turn on the computer. When the Dell logo appears, press <F8
times to access the Vista Advanced Boot Options window.
2 Select Repair Your Computer.
3 In the System Recovery Options window, select a keyboard layout and click
4 To access the recovery options, log on as a local user. To access the
command prompt, type administrator in the user name field, then
5 Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
NOTE: Depending upon your configuration, you may need to select Dell
Factory Tools, then Dell Factory Image Restore .
The Dell Factory Image Restore welcome screen appears.
6 On the Dell Factory Restore Image welcome screen, click Next.
The Confirm Data Deletion screen appears. NOTICE:
If you do not want to proceed with Factory Image Restore, click Cancel.
7 Click the checkbox to confirm that you want to continue reformatting the
hard drive and restoring the system so ftware to the factory condition, then
The restore process begins and may take 5 or more minutes to complete.
8 Click Finish to restart the computer.