Restoring Windows® XP in the Sony® VAIO RS Series Desktop
Restoring a system is a good way to get it to working condition after a serious problem has occurred. Restoration of the system has the added advantage that the complete reinstallation of the operating system is not required. ‘System Restore’ is the tool provided on Windows XP to assist users when restoring the system. The Sony VAIO RS Series users who are running the system on Windows XP could make use of this feature. The tool creates restore points (backup copies of essential files and registry entries) so that the system could be restored to such points. There are many situations when restoring the system would become a necessity. Some of them are malware attacks, corruption of registry, and modification of an important system file. The System Restore tool has a very simple interface which means that all kinds of Sony VAIO RS Series users could use this tool to restore the system. Those Sony VAIO RS Series users who are restoring Windows XP must remember not to disturb the restore process in the middle. Users are also recommended to restore all partitions of the hard disk so that all traces of the problem that prompted the system restore can be removed.
- Choose correct restore point
- Remove malware
- Data backup
Choose correct restore point
Restore points on your Sony VAIO RS Series desktop using Windows XP can be created either automatically or manually. Users must take extra care while choosing correct restore points to which they wish to restore the system. Sony VAIO RS Series users are advised to keep a record of all the restore points within the system to make the restore process easier. It is always recommended that the system is restored to a manual restore point as the title of the restore point will contain specific information about the condition of the system when the restore point was created.
Sony VAIO RS Series using Windows XP must make sure that the system is totally free from malware before starting the restoration process. Complex modern day malware are capable of interrupting the restore process in the middle and making Windows XP corrupt. Users are therefore advised to use a good antivirus/malware removal tool to remove all traces of malware from the system.
Using the ‘System Restore’ utility of the Windows XP operating system on the Sony VAIO RS Series Desktop restores the factory settings of the system. The utility restores important system files and registry entries, however personal data files and software will be lost. Users are therefore advised to create data backup of all important data before restoring the system.