Restoring Windows® 7 in Sony® VAIO Y Series
Guidelines for restoring Windows 7 in Sony VAIO Y Series
You can easily restore your data and files while having Windows 7 in your Sony VAIO Y Series; however, you just need to understand that it is extremely different from the other prior Windows versions. This time Microsoft has really worked hard on it, so that users can get the most out of it.
The following points will provide a better understanding of restoring Windows 7 in Sony VAIO Y Series:
- Features of system restore in Windows 7
- Guidelines to restore Windows 7 in Sony VAIO Y Series
- Things to keep in mind while restoring
Features of system restore in Windows 7
Windows 7 offers two primary methods for system restore; one of them is to take an image that has been created by Windows 7 and then restore to the prior data. With this feature, you can restore your system’s image to a selected date, and you can select all the settings, files, and the applications that you have installed. However, it may happen that the applications may not work properly when you restore the system back to its normal status. Windows 7 will be restoring your applications soon after the restoration points were created, and also will include the files that you have deleted previously. Windows 7 will be prompting you to which particular version you want to create the system restore.
Guidelines to restore Windows 7 in Sony VAIO Y Series
Firstly, you must clear the purpose that if you prefer installing Windows again on your system, or you are simply looking for creating system restore points. In case, you are encountering issues while you are booting your system, then you simply can run the system restore application, and you only need to insert the installation DVD of the Windows 7 operating system, and locate the particular snapshot which you stored earlier. This will make your system run normally. In the beginning, the application wizard will be asking the user if it wants to replace all the existing data and settings with the current ones or not. You need to confirm these settings and then move further.
It is highly recommended that you keep a backup of your entire data before opting for the system restore feature with Windows 7 system software in your Sony VAIO Y Series. You need to take a snap of the Windows 7 software application and keep it on the hard drive or on some other secure medium, restoring it to a prior date. System restore application is enabled by default; however, some users disable this feature as it takes a lot of disk space on the hard disk, though it is extremely handy and practical. You can easily increase or decrease the frequency of all the restore points by modifying the settings.