Role of system recovery in HP ProBook® 4520s
Role of system recovery and reasons for require system recovery. Recovery tools available in HP ProBook 4520s.
System Recovery is a tool which helps you to restore the system to its previous working condition after the operating system gets affected by a major problem. It eliminates the need of reinstallation of the operating system. The HP ProBook 4520s laptop comes with the option of system recovery. This process becomes very important when the laptop is severely affected by accidental modification or deletion of files by the user. Sometimes, the important file settings and other programs get corrupted by the presence of malware, virus and other external threats. Sometimes the user might face the problem of the system getting unstable and tending to crash without any reason. The system gets locked and prevents you from doing anything in a normal manner. In such circumstances, system recovery is of a great use to restore the factory settings and other vital applications.
Various System Recovery tools are available in HP ProBook 4520s laptop. A few of them are:
- Manual reinstallation
- PC Restore
- System Restore
Manual reinstallation of the operating system in the laptop might be difficult and time-consuming. It involves reinstallation of the operating system from a genuine installation CD or DVD. It also involves installation of required drivers, configuration of the operating system as per the requirements and installation of other critical and recommended updates. The user can also restore the backed up data if the provision is made available.
PC Restore is a feature that is a hidden partition available on your hard drive which contains the original factory settings of your laptop. On performing PC Restore, your laptop reverts back to its original settings. Restoring the factory settings erases all the existing data. To perform PC Restore, turn on the computer and press ‘Ctrl+F11’ when the HP splash screen appears. The PC Restore window then appears. Click ’Restore’ and then ’Confirm the Operation’. The restoration process takes about 8 to 10 minutes to complete.
System Restore is a feature that is provided by Microsoft Windows which is built into the operating system. It is designed to protect and repair your system when an installation failure or data corruption occurs. System Restore works by creating restore points by periodically taking snapshots of your system. These restore points are created either automatically or when any important changes are done to any settings in the operating system of your laptop. The user can also manually create a restore point before carrying out any configuration changes on the system. To create a manual restore point, click on ‘Start’ followed by ‘All Programs’. Then select the ‘System Restore’ command from the ‘System Tools’ in ‘Accessories’. Select the option ’Create a Restore Point’ in the window that appears. Provide the description for the restore point and then select ‘Create’.