help with laptop

  Rocker 17:36 19 Aug 11
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hi all i got a dell inspiron 1720 laptop from someone but hard drive had been formatted so i installed vista home on it when i clicked my computer i foun that dell recovery was still on drive d is wim file i tried to factory install the lap top useing vista recovery options but as the hard drive was formatted the factory recover option is not avaiable do anyone if theres another way to access the file manythanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:38 19 Aug 11

Dell Recovery Instructions 1. Reboot, and press Ctrl + F11 at the Dell logo. 2. The Dellâ„¢ PC Restore by Symantec screen will come up. 3. Select "Restore" or use the Tab key to highlight it and press Enter. 4. if you wish to continue, click "Confirm", or use the Tab key to highlight it and press Enter. 5. When the utility is finished, click "Finish", or use the Tab key to highlight it and press Enter.

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