Uninstalling Windows® XP in SONY VAIO W series
How do you uninstall Windows XP from SONY VAIO W series?
Sony VAIO W series are the master edition laptops from Sony. They have a 1.83GHz Intel Atom processor and a stylish screen of 10 inches. It is very handy and its weight is less than two kilograms. These laptops have a secondary memory of 250GB as their hard disk. The durable lithium ion battery has seven hours of life that ensures a continuous power supply to the system. They have a QWERTY keyboard, packed with 82 keys. They also have an electrostatic touchpad, a motion eye camera and a microphone built into the laptop. Extreme graphics can be ensured with the help of an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150. High clarity audio options are also present with this model. Uninstalling Windows XP from Sony VAIO W series is not a difficult task, you can do it using the 'Add or Remove Programs' option available in the Control Panel.
The following points are the things to be remembered, while uninstalling Windows XP from Sony VAIO W series:
- Arranging data backup
- Uninterrupted power
- Utilities CD
Arranging data backup
Keeping a backup of the data stored in your Sony VAIO W series is very important, even if you are not uninstalling the operating system. Prior to uninstalling the current operating system, you can take a backup of all your important data stored in the system. This can include files and documents, pictures, videos and songs. Thus, you will have all your favorites data safe. If the backup is not taken, you might end up in losing all the important files stored on the system. Backup can be taken by copying the data onto a blank CD inserted into the CD drive or in a USB stick.
Uninterrupted power is also important for ensuring a clean uninstallation in Sony VAIO W series. You may need a continuous and smooth power supply to finish off the process. If any kind of interruption occurs, you might be forced to start the uninstallation process again. If you are working in an area subjected to frequent power problems, you should definitely take precautions. Hence, you can purchase a UPS and ensure that it has sufficient power for backup, before uninstalling Windows XP.
After completing the uninstallation, you might lose the driver files installed in Sony VAIO W series. You might be forced to reinstall them. Hence, you need to have a CD containing all the required drivers and utilities. This might enable you to reinstall them, as soon as you have finished the uninstallation process.