How do I access backup hard drive?

By Turini
Nov 13, 2008
  1. I know most computers come with a backup hard drive now a days. How do i access it? i lost my restore CD and the only way i can think of fixing my computer is booting from this drive and installing fresh.

    Any help would be great
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Each manufacture have their own set of instructions on accessing the Restore partition. So you may be best contacting them for the procedure
    (note: sometimes by doing this, they will provide you with a restore CD at a very low cost)

    Usually it is some key combination F10 maybe?, something like that, when first starting your computer
  3. Turini

    Turini TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it says press Ctl F11 on the dell site but figures with my luck nothing happens
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

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