Dell provides the backup and recovery utility to create a set of recovery discs that can be used to restore the factory image at any time. Your license is tied to the system and not provided on a sticker as in the past. See this for more information.
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I just purchase dell inspirion 15 3521 with inbuilt windows8. If by chance computer crash & again I have to format it then where I get Windows 8 again because no windows 8 installation cd is given
Dell provides the backup and recovery utility to create a set of recovery discs that can be used to restore the factory image at any time.
how do i regain my Dell preinstalled 3rd party applications that were licensed, after a windows OS crash and reinstallation?
the recovery partitiongot corrupted. only my OS CD that came with the system works
Make sure that you have the OS that came with the system on your device. Then click HERE to download your software. Also HERE you will also find details of installing MyDell.
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Follow the instructions here to extract your 25 digit BIOS embedded System Locked Preinstallation Key:
Review the notes about requesting a Reinstallation DVD/Recovery USB:
And here for registration with My Dell Downloads:
Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.