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October 26, 2011 7:20:00 AM
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juve99 said:
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can you please tell me how I can run a system restore from command mode w/out vista dvd sp2 ? thank you



This will work provided Vista is installed on your C: drive.


If you have installed Vista on the C:\ drive, then you can simply boot up your system. Locate the file name factory.wim on the Factory Image partition. Make a note of the drive letter and path to that file. On an Inspiron 1720 it is located in D:\Dell\Image\Factory.wim


Now go to the command prompt by typing CMD in the Run box. Type the following command: imagex /apply d:\dell\image\factory.wim 1 c:\

November 3, 2011 3:10:52 PM

ksiemb said:
This will work provided Vista is installed on your C: drive.


If you have installed Vista on the C:\ drive, then you can simply boot up your system. Locate the file name factory.wim on the Factory Image partition. Make a note of the drive letter and path to that file. On an Inspiron 1720 it is located in D:\Dell\Image\Factory.wim


Now go to the command prompt by typing CMD in the Run box. Type the following command: imagex /apply d:\dell\image\factory.wim 1 c:\




where do i select "best answer" for your post/reply? thanks again... youre great...
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November 3, 2011 3:11:12 PM

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