System Recovery in Sony® VAIO Y Series Laptop
If you are looking for a laptop that provides maximum connectivity on the move, the Sony VAIO Y Series Laptop
is the best system you can get your hands on. With a hard drive capacity as large as 500 GB, the system is definitely worth buying for those on the lookout for something big and with a lot of space. Once you buy a system with so much space, you obviously would store lots of data and would load lots of software. So naturally there are chances for your operating system and other critical programs to get affected by virus and other malevolent programs. Performing a system recovery comes in handy in such an occasion.
- Role of system recovery
- Events that require system recovery
- System recovery tools available in Sony VAIO® Y series
Role of system recovery
The type of programs and applications in your Sony VAIO® Y series affected by malicious content will decide what you need to perform – system restore or system recovery. The role of system recovery is to create new partitions, i.e. reformat the hard drive completely. The operating system needs to be re-installed as well. So it is natural that you would lose all your programs, data, etc whereas in system restore operation, you don’t. Therefore, whenever you are performing system recovery, make sure you have a backup of your system contents.
Events that require system recovery
If you fail to install firewall protection, the firewall protection in your Sony VAIO® Y series gets disabled, malicious content from the Internet or some other source may affect your system files. If these files include the system recovery files, then critical content of your Sony VAIO® Y series will get affected. Sometimes malevolent content can get stored in the operating system files. Such an event would require you to perform a system recovery.
Sony® provides complete recovery tools in order to restore the system to factory conditions. If you are not a computer expert, just press the ‘Assist’ key on the keyboard and Sony® provides complete support to troubleshoot your problems. A part of your Sony VAIO® Y series hard drive is reserved as a system recovery partition. The following steps will be of help - Start Ã Help and SupportÃ Backup and RecoveryÃ Sony VAIO® Recovery CentreÃ Launch Sony VAIO® Recovery Centre. From the list of options available, choose what action you want to perform.