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by DSteve303 / April 11, 2005 9:29 AM PDT

hi hih hih, i wanna know how to reformat a new dell 9300 cuz alot of these threads say theres extra crap. can u either tell me how to direct me to play to show me how? i heard no disk comes with the lapto (btw my laptop is coming tommorow- so i awnna know how to do this) THANK YOU!

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Just delete the junk
by damasta55r / April 11, 2005 11:53 AM PDT
In reply to: REFORMAT DELL 9300!!

theres no way to reformat it to just have plain windows unless you have a windows cd, since you have no cds, either invest in one or manually delete. Your notebook did not come with a cd because the recovery disk is in your hard drive which just wipes it to how you received it so its useless.

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how to reformat if have an xp cd?
by t0n13 / June 18, 2005 2:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Just delete the junk

I'm planning to reformat my 9300 to xp pro (mine comes with xp home) but unsure how to do it properly. My friend has a laptop and when he reformat it with a normal xp cd that he bought, he loses all the button functions on the laptop (screen brigtness, shortcut buttons) and even power saving controls. How do you set these buttons again after reformattin?

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For the buttons...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 18, 2005 10:14 PM PDT

You need the utility from the laptop's maker.

Given how specific your post was, this is the only answer I can give.


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