Computer help forum: Dell Dimension 2400 System Recovery

by: MrsDinoDoug August 24, 2006 2:12 AM PDT

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Dell Dimension 2400 System Recovery

by MrsDinoDoug - 8/24/06 2:12 AM

Can anyone provide an infantile set of instructions in performing a COMPLETE systerm recovery to include all the system disks for a Dell Dimension 2400 - all the guidance I have found in search includes so much convoluted information that I cannot understand what they are saying - it is like that saying - TOO MUCH INFORMATION

I have just above average computer savvy - I need something so elemental such as Hit Key, Arrow up/down, Enter, Escape - something that just guides me to bringing the system back to the original state at time of purchase

I have an HP - doing a system recovery on it is very simplistic - and added hurdle is I am trying to assist my brother via telepone - he is unable to access the internet to find the guidance needed

We succeeded in recoverying the XP portion, but the monitor was distorted by oversized fonts and no scroll bar ability - we tried every troubleshooter we could access but Display settings would not allow him ability to change the resolution - I believe we need to reinstall all the discs but I was unable to give him good guidance - just poor advice - I truly am at a loss

As I stated in the beginning, I am a person that needs the most elemental degree of instruction - instruction without all the extra information I haven't a clue what it means

Anyone's advice and guidance wil be gratefully received

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