Restore to factory settings and programs and wiping clean personal info?
November 1, 2010 3:04 AM Subscribe
Bought a (windows 7) dell inspirion laptop. too many problems, company finally giving a refund. how do i restore it to factory settings and delete all personal data? I do NOT want to reformat the hard disk, i want to leave the system programs intact. Thanks!
posted by Izzmeister to computers & internet (12 answers total)
(for example, I want there to be no trace of this question to Mefi on this machine....)