Formatting Lenovo® G555 Laptop
Are you aware of the consequences of formatting your Lenovo G555 laptop?
Formatting is a process in which all data on a data storage medium is erased or wiped off. This will make the data storage medium fresh and without any traces of older data. Formatting is usually done when the user wants to clear off all the data from the hard disk. There are many situations where formatting a computer becomes the only way to get the computer back to normal state. Corruption of operating system, important system file missing, registry related issues, etc. are some of the situations where Lenovo G555 laptop will have to be formatted. If your Lenovo G555 laptop is infected with a very bad malware, formatting the system ensures that the virus infection is totally removed. In case you want to change the operating system in your Lenovo G555 laptop, you can format the laptop.
Let us now talk about the consequences of formatting your Lenovo G555 laptop:
- Reinstall/purchase of operating system
- Damage to hard disk
- Total data loss
Reinstall/purchase of operating system
Formatting of Lenovo G555 laptop will remove the operating system that is currently in use. Then, you will have to reinstall the operating system for getting the computer back to normal working condition. Although, your Lenovo G555 laptop comes with genuine Windows, the installation disc of the operating system may not be provided which means you will have to purchase the operating system again.
Damage to hard disk
Although, the hard disk on your Lenovo G555 laptop is very reliable, the hard disk must be never subjected to repeated formatting. Formatting the hard disk over and over again will have a detrimental effect on the life of the hard disk. Hard disks have a life cycle and with repeated formatting, this life expectancy will be met with earlier than required which will require the replacement of hard disk.
Formatting your Lenovo G555 laptop will remove all the data from the system. This includes all restore points as well as other data. So, you are advised to backup all the data on a separate media. This will help you to restore the data in your Lenovo G555 laptop after installing the operating system.