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#1 Esme

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Posted 05 October 2008 - 08:16 PM

(sorry if this is the wrong forum)

I want to restore my Dell Latitude D600 to factory settings (i need to wipe it due to me selling it)
Actually, I'm not quite sure first of all if factory settings is the word. I want to remove all the programs/folders/etc I downloaded since getting it, so that it will be just like it was when I booted it up for the first time (all the preinstalled windows programs). :)

All I have is a Windows XP Install disk.
I've also seen a "System Restore to Factory Settings" option, would that work as well?

So how would I do this? :S

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#2 lomaxomatic

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 05:56 AM

no that would create the problem , as it will bring your computer to very basic format. If you need to uninstall them , just uninstall the programmes,and then do a clean format with loading of operating system again.

Just let me know what is the OS ? is it vista or Windows XP?

#3 nigglesnush85

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 01:55 PM

Also, just to add that data can be recovered even after a reformat.
Regards,

Alan.

#4 Esme

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 08:14 PM

windows XP




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