How to Factory Reinstall From a Partition?

Answer Not every computer comes with a Windows CD or DVD. This can present problems should you run into trouble with your computer and need to reinstall or restore the operating system. Typically, the sys... Read More »

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In which partition do I reinstall Windows XP?

Windows XP should be reinstalled over the existing Windows XP partition. If you are installing Windows XP on a system that doesn't have Windows XP already, then you can install it in an unused part... Read More »

How to Delete & Reinstall a Partition in Windows XP?

Windows XP does not provide an easy way to reformat a partition, but the method it does provide isn't overly complex. The easiest method is through the Recovery Console, a tool included on every Wi... Read More »

How do I restore factory settings on an XP partition?

Clean Install Windows XPReinstall the Windows XP operating system, leaving the computer stripped of any applications and data that have since been installed and created on the partition. Insert the... Read More »

Windows failed to start after recovering from factory image partition, Inspiron 545S?

Hi Francisco,I work for Dell's Social Media Team. I recommend you first run a diagnostics on your hard drive to check if its not a hardware failure. Press the F12 key at the Dell Logo, select Diagn... Read More »