When you turn on your Dell computer and you find that you cannot use the usual computer format because of settings that may have been changed, there are a number of things that can be checked to restore them. It is possible that you have changed the windows settings by mistake, saving them in a different mode that is not compatible with the computer task that you wanted to perform. The first thing to do is to ensure that you have saved the right Windows Vista Settings in a compatible format with the task. If this does not work, then you may need to restore the Dell Windows Vista to Factory Settings.
Vital Tips When Restoring Windows Vista to Factory Settings
Before starting the procedure, you should first remove all devices connected to your computer except for the mouse and the keyboard. Before proceeding to do this, make sure that you save a backup of all your works and documents onto a CD or memory stick. This is because any installations or files saved on the computer will go back to their original state when you resort the Dell Windows Vista to Factory Settings. Once your work is saved and all external devices have been removed, all you have to do is turn of your Dell computer, wait a few seconds, and then turn it back on. Wait for the Dell logo to appear and immediately press the F8 button. The F8 button may not always respond immediately so continue to press it for a number of times. When you have successfully done so, a ‘Repair your Computer’ sign will appear amongst other options, choose this option and press the ‘enter button’. You will need to set the keyboard layout to ‘US’ after which you will need to type in your Windows Vista ID and password, if any, and click ‘OK’. Next, choose the ‘Dell Factory Image Restore’ option and wait for about 45 minutes for the computer to complete its assigned task.
For further assistance
In some cases, restoring the Dell Windows Vista back to Factory Settings may not always be an smooth and easy process as a number of problems may arise. An example of such problems is if you do not manage to find one of the options mentioned previously. If you do not succeed with the ‘repair your computer’ task, then perhaps you could benefit from some online assistance from computer experts who may be able to assist you in your venture free. Simply use a search engine using the key words: ‘Restore Dell Windows Vista back to Factory Settings’ and look for expert tips. Also available is forum advice. Just register into an account and write a few lines about your Dell Windows difficulties. You may find that your problem is common and therefore has already been solved by another user. Joining a forum is usually free and does not take a lot of registration time. Nevertheless, if your Dell Vista Windows problems persist it is best if you contact your local manufacturer.