Dell XPS laptops are quite popular, and many users have reported Dell XPS Restore to Factory errors on their laptops.
Dell XPS Restore to Factory errors occur because of improper system shutdown or power failure.
- Restoring Windows on a Dell XPS device can be a complicated job, and you might have to face errors in this process.
- One of the potential causes for this error is having drivers that are not compatible with the system.
Use Command prompt
- Press Windows + X to open the Win + X menu, then select Command prompt (Admin).
- When Command prompt opens, paste the following command and press Enter: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Use Windows Easy Transfer
- Download Windows Easy Transfer tool.
- Connect your external hard disk to computer.
- Start Windows Easy Transfer tool and connect the external hard disk.
- Start Windows Easy Transfer.
- Select a destination folder for transferring your files.
- Start the Windows Easy Transfer tool.
- Press Start and then type “cmd” in the Search bar.
- From the search results, select Command prompt (Admin).
- In the Command prompt, type the following command and press Enter: net use x: \\server\share or net use x: \\server\share\subfolder
Perform a Clean boot
- Press the Windows key + Ctrl + Shift + Esc to launch Task Manager.
- Select the Startup tab from the left pane.
- Locate Dell XPS Restore to Factory and right-click on it.
- Choose the Disable option.
- Restart the computer.
Check your BIOS settings
- Press the Windows key + S, type BIOS, and open the first result.
- Inside the BIOS, locate the Dell XPS factory restore option (it’ll have the same name as your PC).
- Set that option to Enabled.
Perform a System Restore
- Press the Windows key + I to open Settings.
- Navigate to Update & Security > Recovery > Get Started.
- Follow further on-screen instructions to complete the System Restore process.