Restore Windows® XP® in Sony® VAIO Y Series
Know more about things to be kept in mind while restoring Windows® XP® in Sony® VAIO Y Series
The Sony VAIO Y Series is an amazing laptop because it has lots of high-end features which are not found in many other laptops. One of the most striking features of this laptop is its looks, which are sleek and smooth. This laptop can be run with Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP. However, in this article we shall deal on how to restore Windows XP in the Sony VAIO Y Series computer.
- System Restore utility
- By repairing Windows XP
- Restore with recovery partitions
System Restore Utility
The option of System Restore helps you to restore the Windows XP operating system to its normal state. Actually, Windows creates restore points whenever new software is installed on your computer by default, in order to counter periods of crises. So, if there are any issues with your operating system because of the installation of any new software then you can restore it with the help of the System Restore utility. However, once you use the system restore utility, all other software installed in your system will be deleted as well.
By Repairing Windows XP
All you need to do is to insert the original Windows CD into the DVD-ROM drive. Once the CD is recognized by the system, you will be prompted to “Press any key to continue”. Do as mentioned and you will be taken into the Windows Setup screen where you can select the “Repair Operating System” option. This will automatically repair any issues associated with your operating system. It will replace all the lost or corrupted files of the operating system, thereby bringing it back to its normal functioning state.
There will be a specific drive called the recovery partition in your HDD that will backup all your important software including the operating system. From here, you can access your currently installed Windows XP operating system and then restore it.
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