Dell Dimension 9100 user manual download

For Devices:Dell Dimension 9100
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Pages:140
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Troubleshooting Tools
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Undoing the Last System Restore
NOTICE:
Before you undo the last system restore, save and close all open files and exit any open
programs. Do not alter, open, or delete any files or programs until the system restoration is complete.
1
Click the
Start
button, point to
All Programs
Accessories
System Tools
, and then click
System Restore
.
2
Click
Undo my last restoration
and click
Next
.
Enabling System Restore
If you reinstall Windows XP with less than 200 MB of free hard-disk space available, System
Restore is automatically disabled. To see if System Restore is enabled:
1
Click the
Start
button and click
Control
Panel
.
2
Click
Performance and Maintenance
.
3
Click
System
.
4
Click the
System Restore
tab.
5
Ensure that
Turn off System Restore
is unchecked.
Using Dell PC Restore by Symantec
NOTE:
Dell PC Restore is not available in all countries.
Use Dell PC Restore by Symantec only as the last method to restore your operating system. PC
Restore restores your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer.
Any programs or files added since you received your computer—including data files—are
permanently deleted from the hard drive. Data files include documents, spreadsheets, e-mail
messages, digital photos, music files, and so on. If possible, back up all data before using PC
Restore.
NOTICE:
Using PC Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any applications
or drivers installed after you received your computer. If possible, back up the data before using PC
Restore.
To use PC Restore:
1
Turn on the computer.
During the boot process, a blue bar with
www.dell.com
appears at the top of the screen.
2
Immediately upon seeing the blue bar, press <Ctrl><F11>.
If you do not press <Ctrl><F11> in time, let the computer finish restarting, and then
restart the computer again.
NOTICE:
If you do not want to proceed with PC Restore, click
Reboot
in the following step.
3
On the next screen that appears, click
Restore
.
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