How to Restore Dell XPS M140 to Factory Settings

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How to Restore Dell XPS M140 to Factory Settings
Restore your system to factory settings with Windows 7 Restore. (computer image by Hao Wang from

The Dell XPS M140 is a laptop computer that runs the Windows 7 operating system. If your Dell XPS M140 isn't working properly or you want a fresh start with the computer, you can restore it back to the original factory settings. The Windows 7 System Restore tool makes this process possible with just a few clicks of your mouse. So you don't have to be a computer science major to complete this task. You can do it with little knowledge and a little bit of time.

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  1. 1

    Click the "Control Panel" option in the Start menu and then go to the "System and Security" icon.

  2. 2

    Go to the "Action Center" icon and click on it. Go to "Recovery" at the bottom of the screen and click on it.

  3. 3

    Click on the "Open System Recovery" button and click the "Next" button in the following screen.

  4. 4

    Select the earliest restore point from the menu to restore your computer back to the factory settings you had when you first got the computer. Click the "Next" button.

  5. 5

    Click "Finish" to start the restore process and wait for it to conclude.

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