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Resetting an old work laptop.

by u00drk1 / September 12, 2012 7:04 AM PDT

Hey, my dad gave me his old Dell work laptop and i want to wipe it so it doesn't have the work login or anything. I want to restore it to factory settings.

Its running Windows XP and I don't have a cd with windows on it.

Can someone please help me?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 12, 2012 9:34 AM PDT
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still need help
by u00drk1 / September 12, 2012 12:33 PM PDT
In reply to: Dell.

Thanks, yeah that link you posted should help, as it does have a windows vista sticker on it. But I also need help resetting it. I don't know the process to get rid of the old work login.

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The process is at dell.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 13, 2012 1:26 AM PDT
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In short, make that boot dvd, boot it and answer the questions.

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by u00drk1 / September 13, 2012 5:04 AM PDT

Ok, I'll try it and tell you if it works

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by robrote / September 26, 2012 11:36 PM PDT

If you need a dell XP disc, send me your info and I can get you one. You'll need a re-installation disc to wipe it out and bring it back to new. My email is if you're interested in a disc.

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