have an old dell inspiron 1100 and need it reformatting

Found 29th Feb 2008
hi ive been given an old dell 1100 with no disks and its full of rubbish

how can i factory reset it

cheers

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Do you have the OS disk for it?

Ctrl and then F11 on bootup might work as it should bring up the hidden restore partition then just follow the prompts

emasu;1651409

Do you have the OS disk for it?



not your finest hour "with no disks"

ramtec;1651909

not your finest hour "with no disks"



Oops

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emasu;1651919

Oops



was just going to post

i have os discs for a fujitsu not the dell

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anyone

ramtec;1651894

Ctrl and then F11 on bootup might work as it should bring up the hidden … Ctrl and then F11 on bootup might work as it should bring up the hidden restore partition then just follow the prompts


Have you tried that?

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Spriggan;1655647

Have you tried that?



I third that if it doesn't work you may need to do this....
goodells.net/del…htm :thumbsup: I had to do it myself worked a charm!

lumoruk;1655705

I third that if it doesn't work you may need to do … I third that if it doesn't work you may need to do this....http://www.goodells.net/dellrestore/manual.htm :thumbsup: I had to do it myself worked a charm!


I used that too when I somehow overwritten the partition and it works great.

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Spriggan;1655647

Have you tried that?



didnt work
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