Dell Optiplex 320 - CTRL F11 doesnt bring up reload operating system option

Posted on 2009-04-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

Is it som eother keys?
Question by:worded
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    had you try F2, F10, F12, Esc keys?
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    According to the manual for your pc, system recovery is via the Dell  Operating System CD.

    Are you sure there is a recovery partition?


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    I had only 55 megs in a fat partition.  Thats enough for diags but not an op sys me thinks.  
    I tried several times to use ctrl and f11 key and other keys - same.
    Bare metal reinstall it is. Yawn.
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    OK. Good luck and thanks for the points...

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