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Windows 7: How do i restore windows 7 on dell without disk

14 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
How do i restore windows 7 on dell without disk

I need to restore back to factory settings without a disk. Ive already done it once on this computer but it wont give me the option again. Much help needed!



My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Nick, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if this may be able to help.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2012   #3


The backup for running is the Recovery Disks set which you can try making now as described in

If neither will work you can try to repair the hotlink which boots Dell Recovery Partition - restoring F8 link,

If this fails get the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 since Dell would only send you a Reinstallation DVD which is provided in Step 1 of the tutorial.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Dec 2012   #4

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How to use Dell Recovery Partition,make Recovery Disks & how to order Recovery Disks.

Dell - Support
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

here are links to the digital river windows 7 iso files. keep in mind you need a iso burner and dvds

and you will need a windows 7 valid product key

** Direct download links removed **
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2012   #6


tb293000 -

No need to type it all out since all of that is in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

This is the top site on the web for this specialty for three years.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

i know this

a disk is $1

not that hard to get a disk and do a clean install

i would reccomend it more than doing it from a recovery partition

i have used the links above many times

i like to wipe my data a lot
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2012   #8


We always try to give the User all of their options since they paid for them with the PC.

I guess if I had my way I'd only offer Clean Reinstall as an option, knowing how it sets Win7 free to be its true featherlight, instantaneous native self.

But we have such a wide range of User experience level here it might scare half of them away.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


I think you are right
i personally never use recovery partitons
but the general public pays for things to make things easier
i get it, i would agree
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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