The use of factory restore option in Sony® VAIO laptops
What is the purpose of factory restore option in Sony VAIO laptops. What are the various pros and cons of this option?
Sony VAIO laptop is powered with various Intel processors such as Centrino Duo Processor, Core 2 Duo Processor etc. There is also a Intel express chipset in Sony VAIO laptop. Factory reset or master reset in your Sony VAIO laptop is a full restore of your device. Today most of the computers come with a restore partition, you can use this to restore your system to factory settings. To invoke this, you need to hit F11 key on the start up. You can also use recovery CD/DVD to restore your system to factory settings. To do this from CD/DVD, you need to hit F12 key on the start up.
Following are some information about the use, advantages and disadvantages of factory settings in your Sony VAIO laptop:
Factory reset may be used to resolve issues on your Sony VAIO laptop. It help to fix most of the issues with your sony VAIO laptops like system freezing, crashing. It is done by performing a factory reset or master reset.
If you are performing a factory reset in your Sony VAIO laptop due to issues like viruses, spyware, crashes, etc. this should fix all of the issues. Unlike reinstallation of the system, restoring to factory settings will build the computer with little or no input from you. It will automatically install all the drivers, unlike a system rebuild in which you need to manually install all of them.
It should be used with caution, as it may damage data stored in the system. Create a back up before restoring the factory settings in your Sony VAIO laptop. Loss of applications is an important disadvantage of factory restore in your Sony VAIO laptop. You may have installed a number of applications in your system which might be lost after the factory restore process.