Reinstallation of Windows® in Sony® VAIO CW Series
Sony VAIO CW series laptops usually come with preinstalled genuine Windows 7 64 bit operating system. Windows contains advanced recovery options so you can easily reinstall the Windows 7 in Sony Vaio CW Series Laptop. You can reinstall the operating system on your system by using a recovery disk provided by your manufacturer or from your original Windows 7 installation disk. To start reinstallation process, you should open ‘Start’ menu and launch ‘Recovery Window’ by typing recovery in search box. You have to go with ‘Advanced Recovery’ methods, from there you can create a system image if you don’t have recovery disk. Otherwise you can go with ‘Reinstall Windows’ option. Then restart the laptop to start the reinstallation procedure.
- Making 32-bit to 64-bit Switch
- Switching SATA Drivers from IDE Emulation to AHCI or RAID mode
- Hardware Failure and Malware infection
Making 32 bit to 64 bit Switch
If your system is having 32-bit Windows 7 operating system and you need to make it 64-bit, you will have to reinstall the Windows 7 operating system. This requires you to uninstall all the device drivers and application software in your system with the existing operating system. Otherwise, it will create compatibility problems with the 64-bit operating system. You also need to check whether your processor supports 64-bit operating system or not.
Switching SATA Drivers from IDE Emulation to AHCI or RAID mode
If you want to change your BIOS setting from IDE emulation to any other higher mode for getting the best performance from your system, you need to change your operating system to support it. Since the existing Windows Operating System might not be supporting AHCI or RAID mode. These modes will allow your laptop to add advanced SATA features such as native command queuing.
Hardware failure such as any damage to the motherboard, RAM or hard disk might cause harm to your operating system files and that would lead to a system crash. Malware infection can also make your system files corrupt. Such damages in operating system files can cause improper functioning of OS. All these situations might force you for reinstalling the operating system.