all man, all you really have to do is the following: non destructive restore.
what you do is the following. just use you original system recovery disks. boot into bios which of course dell computers will how to do so when you turn it on if you pay attention unless your blind. after wards, change your boot settings to cd. boot into the recovery cd choose the repair function, it will take you to the c prompt. first check you hdd make sure there’s nothing wrong w/them obviously by doing the following command which hopefully you’re familiar with —>> chkdsk once that’s done do a non destructive restore of the system to overwrite any corrupted or missing files by doing the following command —>>> chkdsk r push enter & let it do its job. once that’s done, boot back into bios change you boot ssttings back to hdd 1st then f10 to save & exit otherwise (iirc, forget unless it was only hp but check nonetheless) you could use dells proprietary hdd self diags test to check the hdd as well just to be on the safe side let that check it for & once done escape out of bios, boot to windows normally & you’re set. save you time from using ubuntu although i would recommend you have it regardless as a useful tool. once that’s all set you’re ready to download your tranny porn once again. good times. have fun. rookies i tell ya