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Dell XPS 420 - Complete rehaul with Vista

by Grifith / November 25, 2012 8:24 AM PST

After many years of using this PC it's in definate need of a full restart, however I lost the Vista disks in a house move a long time ago..

How would I go about putting it back to factory settings basicly so I can start again on a blank slate, but still with vista.

Thanks so much for any help.

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First stop
by Jimmy Greystone / November 25, 2012 8:41 AM PST

First stop would probably be Dell, and finding out whether or not they still have copies of the restore media. They might charge you a small fee, but it'd probably be cheaper than finding an OEM copy of Vista on eBay or some such, and going that route.

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