Restoring Lenovo® IdeaPad Y550 to Factory Settings
Tips to Restore to Factory Settings in Lenovo IdeaPad Y550
Computers also face a number of technical errors due to number of reasons. Users might experience multiple issues on their system. There are ample reasons as to why issues arise. These include problems that are caused by harmful and unnecessary changes that were made to important settings required for correct functioning, installation of a particular application that had many errors, accidental modification or deletion of a key system file, etc. All these problems are applicable to your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 also. Some malware that gets installed on your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 accidentally could also cause similar effects. Such malwares are capable of modifying settings within the system which would be extremely difficult to fix. Restoring your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 is the most efficient way to get the system back to its default and proper working order. Restoring Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 to factory settings helps to ensure that no traces of the problems remain. Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 restoring needs to be done in the “Safe Mode” of the system.
The following points would provide a better understanding of restoring factory settings in Lenovo IdeaPad Y550:
- Use the system recovery disk
- Backup all the required data
- Download the recovery disk image
Use the system recovery disk
The system could be restored to factory settings by using the recovery disk that is provided along with the Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 by the manufacturer. This could be done by placing the disk into the optical drive and rebooting your system. Once the system reboots ensure that the system starts up from the CD-ROM, the menu would appear to restore to factory defaults. The wizard would proceed and the data on the system where the Windows is present would be erased and reinstalled with the Operating System.
Backup all the required data
The data that is needed by the system must be stored into another medium, such as a secondary storage device like external hard drives, flash drives, compact disks etc. The important files and data could also be stored online into a common server. The server could act as a database for the files and the user could later download the data from it. Conduct a virus scan so that all the viruses are removed before the data is backed up; else the system after reverting to factory settings would be affected with the virus when the file is replaced.
If the manufacturer has not provided the recovery disk along with your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550, the user could download the recovery disk image from the Internet and burn it into the DVD, VCD or any other storage media. Ensure a system compatible recovery disk is obtained so that all the drivers of the hardware would be downloaded and supported by Lenovo IdeaPad Y550. If the device drivers are not available, you need to download the drivers from the Lenovo website.