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Windows 7: reinstalling window from recovery

02 Jan 2013   #1

windows 7 home basic x64
reinstalling window from recovery

i want to reinstal the window from recovery derive in my sony laptop. can i do this without losing data from derive other than c. if yes then how? plz sumeone help me as soon as possible

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02 Jan 2013   #2


If you still have the Sony Vaio Recovery discs that shipped with the computer, you can ease the process by inserting these discs and following the instructions.

Back up any files that you may want to keep before the restore. Once the restore begins, any files not backed up will be lost forever.

Do not allow your computer to run out of battery power or otherwise shut down during the restoration process. This can do serious damage to your computer.

If this doesn't work for yours, consult the Support webpage for your model Sony.
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03 Jan 2013   #3

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create

Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

How to make Sony Recovery Disks:
View Document

How to use Sony Recovery:
View Document
How to use Sony Hardware Diagostics:
View Document
How to order Sony Recovery disks:
1.Go to
2.Enter your computer's model number (for example, PCV-XXXX), and click List Parts and accessories.
3.Follow the online instructions to order the Recovery Media Kit.
If you are not able to access the Sony Direct Accessories and Parts Center Web site, contact a customer service representative at 1-800-488-7669.
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03 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 8

You can reinstall the Windows 7 by the above described method or you can also opt for Windows 8, without losing ant bit of data. I suggest you to try Windows 8 at-least. It is a good choice to opt for.
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