Before performing a Syetem Recovery or backing up data.
■ What to do when user performs a system recovery or data backup
■ Notices for system recovery
■ Confirm whether the computer is running properly after a system recovery
|■||What to do when user performs a system recovery or data backup
The computer is formatted when performing a system recovery, and files saved on the hard disk will be lost. Before a system recovery, please save the important data onto the CD-R, DVD-R or removable hard disk.
All the VAIO models sold after January, 2007, have been preinstalled with Windows Vista. If Windows cannot run properly, please rescue the data by using VAIO Date Rescue Tool.
Regarding how to troubleshoot this issue, please refer to the following related information.
In addition, as Internet or Email settings have been initiated after a system recovery, user needs to reset the settings.
When user backs up the data, please refer to Where to back up the data and Whether you can back up the data properly.
If user uses third party software, please be sure to back up data, or consult the software manufacturer about how to back up data before a system recovery.
If customers perform data backup by themselves, SONY cannot guarantee the data security. Sorry for inconvenience.
|■||Notices for system recovery steps
Please unload the added devices (include memory chip) and peripheral devices, in order to narrow down the cause of the problem, and then perform system recovery.
If user doesn't unload the memory chip, the system may become instable after a system recovery. Please unload the added memory chip before performing a system recovery again.
|■||Things need to be checked after a system recovery