System recovery in the HP Pavilion® p6300z
Learn about the role of different system recovery tools in HP Pavilion p6300z
You can configure your desktop PC according to your needs. You just have to look if the motherboard fits the casing, and the power supply and the casing have the power connectors, ports and outputs which match the motherboard. However, the manufacturer produces desktop PCs with the casing, motherboard, and makes different components optional for the customers. The HP Pavilion P6300z comes with a Pegatron M2N68-LA motherboard with the NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 chipset. It has 2 DIIM memory slots that can support 4 GB of memory. You can select any of the Windows 7 (Professional / Home Premium) operating systems for your computer.
For the purpose of system recovery in HP Pavilion p6300z, the following points are discussed:
- How to recover the system
- Different system recovery tools
- System recovery using the Recovery Disc
How to recover the system
If your computer does not work properly, then you will have to repair the system. These problems may occur for various reasons, such as faulty drivers, reckless usage, virus attacks and failed installation. Nowadays, computers come with a special partition in their hard drives; this special partition is called the Recovery Partition. In this partition, all the necessary software including the operating system is stored. So when you will need fresh software for a reinstallation process, you will get it from the Recovery Partition. For different reasons when your computer does not work properly, you need to recover or restore the system to get your system to operate smoothly.
Different system recovery tools
There are different system recovery tools. Some come with the computer and some you can purchase, as there are many third party system recovery tools in the market. There are System Restore tools with the operating system and the HP computer comes with the System Recovery tool. Their purposes are almost same, to give you a fully functional computer. Though there is system recovery partition in modern computers, it is always better to keep system recovery discs. If the hard drive crashes – the recovery partition will not be available – to install the system in a new hard drive you will need the recovery discs.
If your system fails and it needs to be repaired, then you can recover the system through these steps. First, disconnect the peripheral devices except the monitor, keyboard and mouse. Remove all the disks or cards from the drives and card readers. If you connect a new hard drive then check that the drive is listed, entering the BIOS. Then insert the recovery disk into the disk drive and restart the computer. The Recovery Manager will appear, follow the instructions to complete the recovery process.