Restore Windows® XP on Sony® VAIO Z Series
GUIDELINES TO RESTORE XP ON SONY VAIO Z SERIES
Designed for true mobility and agility to support the ever on the go business executives, the laptop has managed to find its way in the hands of home users and students due to its specifications that tend to dwarf the capabilities of multiple desktop computers. Even with its system ready features making it a favorable platform for Windows 7, a number of users still prefer to run Windows XP as the preferred operating system choice. Whatever the OS, issues are still bound to rise with the continued use of the PC. Unlike several years ago, software acquisition has become affordable with an array of freeware and shareware flooding the market. With this comes the desire to have every popular application installed in your laptop. The unfortunate thing, however, is the negative impact some of these applications have on system configurations sometimes resulting in blue screens and constant run time errors.
Discussed here are the guidelines to restore XP on Sony VAIO Z series and things to keep in mind.
- How to restore Windows XP on Sony VAIO Z
- Alternate methods
- What to know
How to restore Windows XP on Sony VAIO Z
The operating system provides a restoration tool whenever an undesirable occurrence takes place. Windows system restore takes a snap shot of each software installation that takes place in the system and keeps a record of each. These To begin, click on the ‘Start’ menu, in the pop-up menu select all programs and move to the menu option accessories and click on it. In the side menu, click from the list ‘System Restore’. In the window that appears, a list of several restore points are shown. Carefully, select one that you think is the most appropriate and click ‘Next’. A restore message pop ups on the screen, click ‘Okay’ to continue. The final step is a confirmation restore point message. To revert XP® to the previous last known configurations click ‘Next’.
A repair install of Windows XP can be attempted if you are not satisfied with the above process in order to recover the operating system factory settings. To do so, insert in the CD-ROM the operating system installation disk, to start the auto run. Choose, repair Windows XP. The wizard will require less of your input as the whole procedure will be carried out by the OS.
What to know
Backup all your vital data beforehand just in case something goes wrong in the process and loses all your data.