Restoring Factory settings on Sony® VAIO& F Series
Most of the computers come with some preconfigured factory settings which are very important for the functioning of the system. It is very essential in case of laptops as these have some special functions like touch pad, some functional buttons and these functions require some special drivers to be installed. Sony Vaio F Series Laptop also has some default Windows settings which cannot be customized in any case. There might be cases where we might need to hit the reset option due to any severe problems like virus problems etc.
- Tips to restore factory settings
- Methods of restore to factory settings in Sony VAIO F series
- When to restore factory settings
Tips to restore factory settings
There are some steps which should be followed in order to restore to factory settings on Sony VAIO F series laptop. Depending on the version of the operating system some of the settings and files should be saved at the time of restoring the computer to factory settings. The restoration technique is quite similar to re-formatting of the hard drive. It should be assumed that all the data will be lost and the important data should be kept in an external hard drive. The backup of the browser history is very important. It is not required to backup the programs which can be easily reinstalled.
Methods of restore to factory settings on Sony VAIO F series
There are two methods by which we can perform the restoration of factory settings. The first method is done by the CD or DVD of the operating system. It can be done by repairing the Windows with the help of the repairing option in the Windows CD or DVD. But, Sony as well as most of the vendors do not provide the operating system CD or DVD along with the computer. They provide a computer recovery partition or recovery disk instead. Sony provides the Sony VAIO recovery wizard with the Sony VAIO F series laptop. If you are facing any booting problem on the laptop then you can operate the wizard at the starting of the Windows . Attention should be paid to the display at the time of booting the computer. There will be a text indicating that what button should be pressed to start the recovery process. Then the restoration process will start.
There are some cases where we need to restore to factory settings. There might be some problems occurred in the laptop due to some viruses. At that time the best way to recover the files and folders which are affected by viruses is restoring to factory settings.