Restore Windows® XP in Sony® VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop
Sony VAIO® JS All-in-one Desktop includes some of the most popular desktop PCs. The Sony VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop is equipped with advanced hardware and contains high-end utilities that make this desktop computer worth a buy. Also, this computer is so well adapted that it can be customized to one’s needs. Windows® operating systems add flexibility and ease of use to these desktops. However, sometimes you may have to restore your system to its previous state for some reasons. The most probable reasons include corrupted entries in Windows® registry, installation of unwanted software, etc. During such situations, you can easily restore Windows® to its previous state.
- Using system restore
- Repairing Windows® XP
- Using recovery partitions
Using System Restore
Windows® XP comes with the option to restore Windows® to its previous state. By default, Windows® is configured to create restore points whenever software is installed. So, if you think that your system malfunctioned due to the installation of particular software, then you can restore to its previous state by restoring Windows® to that particular restore point. You should also note that doing this will also remove any other software that you installed after the creation of that particular restore point.
Repairing Windows® XP
You can restore system files to their original state by using the Windows® XP installation CD. This is similar to reinstalling the operating system and the only difference is that all the other software present in your system will be retained. After you insert your Installation CD, there will be a message “Press any key to boot from CD”. So, do as per the instructions and this will help the system boot to the operating system currently installed in your system. The Windows® Set-up will appear on your screen and you need to choose the option of ‘Repair Operating System’. Select this option and follow the instructions that are shown on the screen. The Operating system will automatically repair all the flaws in Windows® XP Operating System and it will start functioning normally when the procedure is finished successfully.
Recovery partitions are nothing but separate hard drives that stores, or in other words, keeps a backup of all the important program files, registries, and even the Operating system. This is very similar to the repair option as you do not lose any important data while your restore your Windows® XP operating system from the Recovery partitions.