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Windows 7: dell insprion 1510 wont do factory restore or reformat

08 Jul 2013   #1
gatelad

windows 7 premium home32
 
 
dell insprion 1510 wont do factory restore or reformat

my laptop has went haywire so i decided to do a factory restore followed the instructions hit f8 and open advance boot options select repair your computer but the problem there is no such wording so how can i factory reset then i decided to do a complete format and i cannot find how to do that i have the os disc but it wont open any body got a better idea


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09 Jul 2013   #2
cyrilhubert

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Dell has provided a OEM SP1 installation disc with your system if you bought a new system unless your system is a used computer, you should have one with you. Well, I hope other experts can help you.

Read the three tutorials below:
Partition / Extended : Logical Drives
Clean Install Windows 7
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Use the OEM SP1 installation disc that come with your system to repair your computer.

Actually, I can guide you more but I am pressed for time!Bye!
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11 Jul 2013   #3
SandeepP

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gatelad View Post
my laptop has went haywire so i decided to do a factory restore followed the instructions hit f8 and open advance boot options select repair your computer but the problem there is no such wording so how can i factory reset then i decided to do a complete format and i cannot find how to do that i have the os disc but it wont open any body got a better idea
Hi gatelad,

You can find instructions for for factory restore at the link below:

http://dell.to/12PHD5J

However, if you have deleted the restore partition then you would not be able to use factory restore. Then, you would need to do a clean re-installation following the links suggested by cyrilhubert.

If you would do a clean installation of windows you would need to install drivers for the system. Follow the link below to download and install compatible drivers for your system:

http://dell.to/YyKehR

If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us.
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11 Jul 2013   #4
gatelad

windows 7 premium home32
 
 
drivers

thanks Sandeep p
the driver site is most helpfull some how the partion went corrupt and when i did f8 there was no (Repair your computer) showing i the tried lots of other things only resorting to clear the partion and put windows back in i now have a computer with no dell back up and a lot of the progs that came with it missing the disc i had came with the computer but only has windows on it the other disc was the drivers i think so i am lookin for all the bits like adobe that help make it work better
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12 Jul 2013   #5
SandeepP

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gatelad View Post
thanks Sandeep p
the driver site is most helpfull some how the partion went corrupt and when i did f8 there was no (Repair your computer) showing i the tried lots of other things only resorting to clear the partion and put windows back in i now have a computer with no dell back up and a lot of the progs that came with it missing the disc i had came with the computer but only has windows on it the other disc was the drivers i think so i am lookin for all the bits like adobe that help make it work better
Hi gatelad,

Its great to hear that you found the information useful. Once windows is installed you need to install the drivers from the link mentioned above.

You can also download all the premium software supplied with the system by registering your system at the link below:

http://dell.to/13Xh9yG

Also, you can request backup discs for your system at this link below:

http://dell.to/Zj7oHA

I hope that should resolve the issue we have at hand right now. If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us.
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12 Jul 2013   #6
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there ... Seems like you should have no problems now ... Since you have done a Clean Install why would you want all that Dell bloatware ? It wont do any thing to improve your system in fact it will only slow it down ... As for backup there are loads of free Options which work much better than Dell backup
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