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Restoring Sony PCG-U1

I want to restore my Sony PCG-U1 7" UMPC, but I believe that if I do this (to original settings) it restores to the Japanese settings. The reason for wanting to restore is that I want to sell it. Is there any way I can safely sell it without restoring to original settings?

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  • pgsmail Nov 30, 2008

    That's a great idea - hadn't thought of it. Many thanks.

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Um... You could take it to a place like best buy and have them wipe the hard drive clean with-out restoring it... I hope this helps you out..

Option 2 and the hardest for you do it your self.

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Recovery DVDs are available by mail for select Toughbook® products. Windows® XP back up service is only available to customers who purchased Panasonic computers with XP downgrade rights. Windows XP Backup Image and Windows 7 Recovery DVDs restore a PC to its original factory image. The standard Panasonic factory image includes the Windows operating system and all drivers/applications originally installed by Panasonic.

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Try this:
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3. Restore complete system menu. From the left menu of Vaio Recovery Center select "Restore complete system"

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4. Start button.

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5. Select "Restore C: drive" and hit Next.

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9. Take your time until your system install VAIO software

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Finish to restart.

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Hence, it is recommended to backup all the important Data in the Computer,

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Hope this helps.

Please feel free to contact for further assistance.

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