However, my laptop is private and I am the only owner. For info, I am posting below the output from the Windows logs for the most recent critical event which occured tonight. I did this and eventually managed to get into Windows again. Press the Down Arrow to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter. As said be for press F8 to reach Vista's Boot Menu.
Before beginning, please note that by restoring your computer to its default factory configuration, all data on the C drive will be deleted. This utility is essentially a partition on your hard drive that contains the factory settings of your computer. I had a very similar issue after installing the Fall Creators Update on my Dell Inspiron 13 5379 last week. Should I contact Dell as well? We are not responsible for any problems or technical difficulties caused from trying these techniques. In the next step however, three items including, for as far as I remember, the partitioning of my harddisk I assume and registry were checked, and all these tests returned failures. Here are the main steps to restore your Dell laptop to its factory settings. When the restore operation is completed, click Finish to restart the computer.
Every operating system has a slightly different process to restore the factory settings. To backup the files, open your control panel and access the folders that you want to save. You will not have another chance to save the files so make sure it was done correctly and everything is present. Note: You must press F8 before the Windows logo appears on the screen. Thanks so much I will give the step by step procedure to do Dell factory defaults: 1. When the restore is complete, the message The system recovery process was successful appears. In other words: I had to restore my laptop back to factory settings, whereby all installed programmes and personal files would be erased! Click next and the computer will begin the system restore process which may take some time.
So folks, don't listen to these people who act like they know everything. We highly recommend backing up any personal files before moving forward with the reset. I therefore continue to think that this update triggered or is at least related - perhaps in combination with other applications that experience compatibility issues - to the crashes I experienced. Select your Keyboard input method, and click on Next. If you have anything like an external drive, printer or other outside device, remove the connection. Buy the Dell Inspiron 13 Touch - This is a video on how to perform a factory restore on a Dell Inspiron 13 Touch Laptop running Windows 10.
As the password has been removed, just leave the password blank. Since you've issue is already resolved, just disregard the debugging method. In the Dell Factory Image Restore window, click on Next. Posted on Jun 12, 2015 R esetting a Dell Inspiron to the factory settings allows the user to restore the Dell Inspiron to the original operating condition as if it was just taken out of the box. Press the Down Arrow to select Repair Your Computer on the Advanced Boot Options menu, and then press Enter.
Click on Recovery firstly on the left list. Apparently the command is not the same i. Click the Restart Now option under advanced startup. If an update fails to install, Windows will simply undo the updates as revert back to the previous version, and it will not corrupt any system files. This article will include a comprehensive guide on how to restore factory settings to a Dell Inspiron computer running Windows Vista or Windows 7. When a warning message appears stating that all data will be lost, click Confirm, or press to highlight Confirm and then press.
Your computer will then restart. Click on Next on the following menus until your Dell laptop goes ahead and completes a factory reset. Consider setting up a cloud storage system to hold all of your valued information. As I said before, factory resetting will erase your files and data inevitably. This will take you to the advanced boot menu options. If in both case, the Factory default didn't work, then your laptop's factory image defaults partition have vanished i.
The message which says that you are not allowed to open the file is set as that by default for security purposes. It will make surf easy. About the Author Zach Lazzari is a freelance writer with extensive experience in startups and digital advertising. So far, there are no other reported users who encountered this error after installing Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Whenever I restart my computer, a critical event occurs so far fortunately not leading to a need for factory reset like the first time, but always running this risk when having to restart e. Remember, once you click on the Reset button, you aren't allowed to cancel the factory reset process.