Reinstall Windows® in Sony® VAIO RS Series
The Sony VAIO RS series of computers are installed with Windows operating system. Even though Windows is a stable and user friendly operating system, it can become unstable and crash due its susceptibility to potentially dangerous programs like viruses or undesired activities like an accidental deletion of an important system file or modification of Windows registry entries by any user installed application that might modify the working configuration of the system, the user may have to go for a complete reinstall of the Windows in these kinds of cases. Any damage of hardware or upgrading of a major hardware component of the system might also call for a reinstall of the installed operating system. A secure backup of data on Sony VAIO RS Series on all the system drivers should be made before attempting an operating system reinstall.
- System drivers and backups
- Performing a reinstall
- System after a reinstall
A search or scan of the system for any viruses or other potential threats using a powerful application recommended by the manufacturer is advised before going for a system reinstall, because if there are any unwanted programs in the system there are chances that they might be present even after the reinstall and can continue to damage the system. So, in order to perform a successful reinstall it is suggested that the user should perform the aforesaid tasks.
System drivers and backups
The reinstallation of Windows should fix all the issues, but a case where the reinstall is a failure can result in loss of large amounts of data and some important system files that cannot be recovered by the user from the system. A secure backup of all the drivers of critical hardware components and important user data is advised to prevent data loss in case if something goes wrong.
You should make sure that the computer is connected to a secure power source and there is enough battery backup in the system to support the installation of the operating system before beginning a system reinstall. The user should confirm that the disc containing the operating system is original and all the necessary data and driver backups are made before starting a reinstall. After doing this, the user should insert the installation disc and follow the instructions on screen to perform a successful operating system reinstall of the Sony VAIO RS series computer.
The drivers for separate hardware components of a computer should be installed soon after a fresh startup of the system to avoid any malfunctions. The drivers for the hardware components might be supplied by the manufacturer in a separate disc or the user can download the updated version of the same drivers from the original webpage of the manufacturer.