Restore Windows® XP in Lenovo® IdeaPad U550
Guidelines to Restore Windows XP in Lenovo IdeaPad U550
Lenovo IdeaPad U550 has a number of features, such as 1.3 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor SU7300, 800MHz FSB, On-Die L2 Cache of 3 MB, Mobile GM45 Express Chipset from Intel, 8GB DDR3 RAM of 1066 MHz. 250-320 GB SATA hard disk storage with 5400 rpm, SuperMulti DVD Optical drive etc. The graphics from Intel GMA X4500 or ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 helps you to view the videos and pictures with clarity and performance. The keyboard, touchpad, 15.6” WXGA display of 1366×768 screen resolution, Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 5100 802.11 b/g, 1.3 Mega Pixel webcam, etc. are some additional features of Lenovo IdeaPad U550. The Operating System used in Lenovo IdeaPad U550 is Windows 7 Home Premium. But Windows XP Operating System can also be installed in your Lenovo IdeaPad U550.
Here are the guidelines to restore Windows XP Operating System in Lenovo IdeaPad U550 and the things to keep in mind:
- System Restore
- Recovery CD
- Things to keep in mind
The System Restore utility is used to restore your system back to its previous settings. The System Restore can also be selected from ‘System Tools’ in the ‘Accessories’ menu. You need to enter your system in ‘Safe Mode’ for performing System Restore. You need to select the option Restore your computer to an earlier stage.
In order to restore your system back to previous settings you could use the recovery CD which you had created when your system was working in good condition. There are various recovery disk creator software available that can help you to create the recovery disk. You need to insert the disk and follow the procedures properly in order to complete the restoration process.
You need to run a proper virus scan before you do the restoration process. You need to use proper antivirus software to detect and remove the viruses. Hence, the user should note that the restore point of the system should be proper to avoid the deletion of important, data, files and folders.