System recovery in HP TouchSmart® tm2t
What are the system recovery tools in HP TouchSmart tm2t?
System recovery is a feature available in HP TouchSmart tm2t system which contributes in restoring the system to original licensed operating system. It removes all the software and files loaded on the hard drive. However it is a great tool when the system incurs any major issue.
Here we will talk about the system recovery in HP TouchSmart tm2t.
- System recovery and its function
- Issues that demand system recovery in HP TouchSmart tm2t
- Various system recovery tools
System recovery and its function
Performing system recovery helps in returning the system back to a working condition. The prime role of system recovery in HP TouchSmart tm2t is removing software and files saved on the hard disk and re-installing the operating system.The system recovery generally take four to six hours in HP TouchSmart tm2t and when it is recovered it keeps on rebooting to complete different processes. It is suggested to back up all the important files before performing recovery as there is a probability of data loss. In HP, there are two types of system recovery, one is destructive and another is non-destructive. As the name suggests, destructive refers to information loss whereas in non-destructive, the information is not lost.
Issues that demand system recovery in HP TouchSmart tm2t
There are various situations which demand recovery of the system. If the operating system files have got accidentally moved, deleted or corrupted, then the system requires a system recovery. If the system has got infected by virus or any malicious software that can not be cured by antivirus software then the system requires a complete recovery. When the hard disk has gone corrupt or contains absolutely no data or does not respond the system must be recovered using HP system recovery. When a recovery is performed, first the operating system is installed followed by the operation of the operating system.The recovery is followed by creating a back up of all the important data. You can recover the system using either the recovery partition or recovery CD. Restore the data back on to the system and re-install the device drivers.
There are tools available in HP TouchSmart tm2t to perform system recovery. The prime tool or the interface used is known as HP Recovery Manager. HP Recovery Manager can either be accessed by the recovery partition or the recovery CD.To launch it from recovery partition, press 'F11' key on the keyboard when the system boots. The system will come up with the HP Recovery Manager. Alternatively, there would be various options like software program re-installation, hardware driver re-installation, system restore and system recovery.