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how do i reformat my dell laptop

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8y, 6m agoPosted 8 years, 6 months ago
Hi i have a dell insprion 1525 and want to reinstall vista on it but am not sure how to,it comes with a dell reinstallation disk so im guessing its that,when insert it before boot up it seems to ignore it,do i need to go into bios and select it to boot from drive like i had to on old pcs?thanks
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8y, 6m agoPosted 8 years, 6 months ago
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go to bios and change it to boot from the dvd drive and it should work
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my dell (after changing the bios as above) has a prompt screen saying to hit a key to boot from disk. So make sure you hit a key before you do - you have like 20 secs to do it... Then follow instructions.
banned#3
press f8 on start up and repair options and go from there to restore the original dell factory image of vista!

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