Using Windows® XP recovery disk on Sony® laptops
The recovery disc holds a copy of your operating system and the device drivers for your system. Recovery disk allows you to reinstall the operating system, device drivers and more to a safer state. It also allows you to do the recovery without losing your personal files and applications. At times, you may encounter system crash due to various reasons like viruses, file corruption and may damage all files and applications that you have saved in your computer. You can use recovery disk to regain all these data. You can get plenty of third party tools to create a recovery disk for your Sony laptop. Today, most of the computer manufacturers provide a recovery disk with their products.
- Things to be kept in mind
Things to be kept in mind
While using the recovery disk in your system, you need to detach all the peripheral devices that are connected to your system and restart. Make the computer to boot from the installed CD/DVD ROM and insert the recovery disc in the drive. Then allow the system to boot from CD/DVD. You need to choose the option to recover the system without formatting your hard drive while prompting. If you allow it then you may lose your files that you have saved in the system. After the process is completed, the system restarts and you need to arrange the date, time and more in your system.
Recovery disk has plenty of advantages. It helps you to easily recover the damaged or corrupted data from your Sony laptop. Recovery disk helps you to restore the application and even the operating system while encountering problems to your system. In terms of the medium, Sony recovery disk is more secure compared to other recovery options. If you are using a hard disk recovery, it is possible to encounter a crash.
Compared to other recovery options, using recovery disk has some disadvantages. It takes more time to recover data, because CD/DVD has a slow access time compared to a hard disk or removal media. You need to have CD/DVD drive in your system to recover your system using recovery disk.