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Dimension E521 System Restore


Dimension e521 system restore. I want to go back to the pc's factory defaults because my system is very instable. Does anyone know which button to press to enter this 'restore to factory defaults screen'. It used to be ctrl+f11 in win xp, but i don't know what it is with vista. A friend of mine said it is now f8, but that doesn't do anything either. Would it be the same if i entered the bios and system restored from there? Or does that delete the os as well?

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I am getting a error on my dell dimension c521 i am getting loading pbr descriptor 2. Done and i cant startup

Also i have tried the ctrl+f11 does not work

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I meant. That is why i tried the restore to factory settings.


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