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windows 7 reformat issue

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#1 brucewm


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Posted 22 June 2012 - 05:57 PM

I have a dell inspiron 545S desktop. It has built into the hard drive an "image recovery" system, so I don't need to use a cd to reformat the computer. It will bring the computer back to factory specs.
I was trying to reformat using that system and I clicked on F8 then clicked on "repair your computer", the I clicked on "next" and I logged in as the administrator by putting in my name, then I clicked on a box to allow the computer to reformat.

after I did that, I get an error message saying that, "parameter is incorrect". so I'm unable to proceed to reformat my computer.

I do have the discs, but if I use those discs then I will lose the image recovery software, so I wanted to use this system.

so how do I resolve this issue so that I can reformat my computer using the built in image recovery system?


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#2 noknojon


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Posted 22 June 2012 - 07:22 PM

Hello -
Anyway here is the answer for anyone who is in this same dilema from Dell -
Please post back if this works for you -

Good Luck -

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