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Sep 25, 2013 | Sony VAIO Computers & Internet
Sep 25, 2013 | Sony VAIO PCV-W1 PC Desktop
If your Sony VAIO computer has been infected with a virus, its system files may be deleted or corrupted, which will cause system instability.
Depending on the type of virus or the specific files lost, you may not be able to manually fix the problem.
You can restore all of the system files back to their original condition and recover the operating system to its factory settings by using a hidden recovery partition on the VAIO
Click start control panel scroll to folder options view place a tick in show hidden files folders and drives.
This may vary depending on your operating system.
Close any programs that are currently open.
Transfer any files you want to keep from the Sony VAIO's hard drive to another source, such as a USB memory stick.
Disconnect any peripheral devices that are hooked up to the VAIO, such as a printer or network cable.
Open the "Start" menu and choose "Help and Support."
Click "Back Up & Recovery" and then navigate to "VAIO Recovery Center." Select "Launch VAIO Recovery Center."
Click "Restore Complete system" underneath the "Choose a Program" heading.
Click "OK" and follow the prompts to restore your Sony VAIO's system files back to their original condition.
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Oct 18, 2012 | Sony VAIO VPCL114FX/B 24 in. PC Desktop
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Click the "Start" icon in the lower-left corner of the screen and click "All Programs." Click "VAIO Care" then click "VAIO Care" again. The VAIO Care program will open.
Click "Recovery & restore" on the left side of the VAIO Care window, then click "Recovery." Click "Recovery Computer" on the right side of the program window.
Click "Yes" to verify that you are aware the computer will be recovered to its original factory settings and that all of your personal files and programs will be erased.
The computer will restart and the recovery process will begin.
When the process is finished, the computer will restart again and boot up to the Windows 7 setup screen.
Recover Using Recovery Partition
Turn on or restart your Sony Vaio computer.
Press the "F10" key repeatedly when the Vaio logo appears on the screen during the boot process to be redirected to the Boot Options menu on your machine.
If the Boot Options menu does not appear by the time the Windows logo appears on your screen, let the computer finish booting up, then restart the computer and try again.
Highlight "VAIO Recovery Environment" in your Boot Options menu and press "Enter."
The VAIO Care program will appear on your screen.
Follow steps 2 and 3 in Section 1 to recover your Sony Vaio computer with Windows 7 to its original factory settings.
Recovery Using Recovery Discs
Insert the first recovery disc in your optical drive and restart your Sony Vaio computer.
The total number of recovery discs varies based on your Sony Vaio computer.
The Boot Options menu will appear on your screen. Highlight "Start Sony VAIO Care Rescue" using the arrow keys on the keyboard and press "Enter." The "VAIO Care Rescue" program will appear on the screen.
Click "Tools," then click "Start advanced recovery wizard." In the "Do you need to rescue your data?" window, click "Skip rescue."
Click "Factory condition," then click "Next." Click "Yes, I'm sure" when asked if you want to proceed with the recovery knowing that all of your personal files and programs will be erased. Click "Start Recovery." Remove and insert the recovery discs as prompted by the computer.
Remove the final recovery disc and click "Restart" when a message appears on the screen informing you that the recovery is complete.
The computer will boot up to the Windows 7 setup screen where you can begin personalizing your operating system
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Sep 30, 2012 | Sony VAIO VGC-JS210J/B 20.1 in. PC Desktop
Mar 01, 2012 | Sony VAIO PCV-RZ44 (PCV-RZ44G) PC Desktop
Press the F12 key on your Sony Vaio keyboard. This will enter the computer into the built-in restore mode. Note that depending on the model of Sony Vaio, you may have to press either the F11 key or the ESC key to enter this restore mode. This must be done before your operating system begins to load. If you see the Windows logo appear on screen, you'll have to restart and try again.
Choose the option on screen that is most appropriate to your needs. You will be presented with three options: you can either create a set of recovery discs, attempt to repair your operating system's installation, or restore your operating system. Repairing your operating system will attempt to fix your computer without deleting any of your personal files. Restoring your operating system will delete everything on your hard drive and return your computer to its original factory settings.
Wait for the restore process to complete. Depending on the type of restore you've tried, you may have to wait as little as a few minutes and as much as an hour or more. When the process is finished, the computer will automatically restart itselff
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