Restoring factory settings in Lenovo® IdeaPad S10-3t
How can you restore Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t to factory settings?
Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t come with preloaded Windows 7 Starter 64 bit Operating System. To ensure more protection for data in the computer system, Windows Operating Systems come with an inbuilt system recovery and restore feature. When your entire computer system gets corrupt, it will generate unpredictable results. To get your system back to perfect working condition you will have to restore the system to its factory settings. In Windows 7 you get the System Restore option from the Windows 7 Action Centre under the Control Panel. In the case of system crash your system may not display any GUI, then you can press F8 when the system starts. Now you can select the system recovery option. Then you will be prompted for a user name and password before entering the administrator account. Now you will get five options for performing System Restore which includes Startup Repair, System Restore, Windows complete PC restore, Windows Memory Diagnostic tool and command prompt. Out of these five options you need to select System Restore option which allows you to turn your system back to its factory conditions.
Some of the things you should keep in mind while restoring the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t to factory settings are discussed below:
- Backup data
- Use administrator account
- Use recommended settings
While restoring the computer system in to factory settings, Windows will eliminate all the files and programs that you have installed additionally. After restoring the system to factory settings in Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t, the system, might go back to its original settings which include the Operating System files and device drivers. You need to save all the needed application software, personal information to an external storage media. You are also able to backup the files on to any other drives in your computer system.
Use administrator account
If you want to restore Windows 7 in your Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t, you have to enter Windows using the administrator account. The Operating System will not allow you to make any changes in it using local user accounts. You can restart the computer system and log on to Windows using user name and password of the administrator account. Then you can perform the System Restore process.
In System Restore, you will get two options which include “Use Recommended Settings” and “Restore points”. You need to select recommended settings from them, otherwise instead of restoring to factory settings, the system will get restored to any other restoring point created by you.