and earlier Toshiba laptops come with the factory software recovery image stored in a special (hidden) area on the hard disk. From this special hidden image, you can restore your computer to its factory-fresh software condition.
How To: Perform system recovery - Windows 7
The following article will show you how to perform a system recovery. To Recover or perform a system recovery means to take the laptop back to factory settings
(default settings). System restore means to go back to an earlier point in time on the computer.
There are two methods to perform a system recovery:
- Using Partitioned Recovery Method (Free Recovery)
- Using Recovery CDs / DVDs / Media
Details provided at the link listed below.
means to go back to an earlier point in time on the computer.
means PC settings will be set to default without effecting personal files or settings.
means back to factory settings. (default settings) - deleting all personal files, programs and settings. Similar to Recover or Recovery
Windows 8 Toshiba laptops have many restore and recovery options available depending on your needs. To better understand these options and how they affect your computer, please view the video available in the linked article below.