Recovery Partition in Sony® VAIO X Series Laptop
The high end Sony VAIO X Series Laptop has come up with a large chunk of hard disk shared with recovery partition. The reserved hard disk space may differ to different models in the X series. The major reason behind the partition of the hard disk drive and keeping a mass some of it to recovery is to prevent Z1 owners from excessively using the hard drive with video content.
- Role of recovery partition
- Benefit of recovery partition
- Recover corrupt partitions
Role of recovery partition
The Recovery partition in Sony VAIO® X series is to restore the systems application and operating system in case of any urgency. The changes to the recovery partition were not possible before however today with the help of software applications, changes, modification can be easily made. Recovering the system from the partition helps in retaining reinstalled applications and windows operating system. However the applications which were installed later would not be restored. If the windows fail to boot or system crashes, the recovery partition can be effectively used to boot up the system. To recover the system, there are various options available however recovery from recovery partition, the new drive can be easily used to save back up. The partition can save copies of software in each partition.
Benefit of recovery partition
It has got essential contributions in preventing Z1 users to over write the hard drive with video contents. The excessive filling of hard drive with video contents may make the drive inoperable. Most importantly it gives a back up to the system in adverse situations. When the operating system fails to boot the recovery partition helps in restoring the system and recovering it from the recovery partition in the hard disk.
If the partition in the hard disk drives in Sony VAIO® X series have gone corrupt then it is primarily important to identify the reason of the corruption and eventually open Vaio recovery centre application. Before hand ensure that there can be data loss, application loss during recovery and thus if required a backup must be created. From the recovery application menu, select the partition and click on restore. Click on the start button and the complete partition will be restored and therefore all the applications and drivers must be reinstalled for the partition. Once the recovery process has been started cannot be stopped in the middle and thus the data backup must be done before. Restart the system after the recovery and the partition will be available to be used.