Restore Windows® 7 in Lenovo® IdeaPad Y550
Learn how to restore Windows 7 in Lenovo IdeaPad Y550
System Restore is an option which lets you restore your system to a previous working condition. System Restore has some drawbacks while used in Windows XP and Windows Vista. In these two versions of operating systems, you needed to perform the restore each and every time. Also you are not allowed to access the System Restore files. Windows 7 System Restore option solves all these types of problems and also puts in some extra features. By right clicking on each of the file or folder, you would get the previous restore versions of the selected file or folder. In order to execute the System Restore, you need to login as the System Administrator. Then, choose the ‘System Restore’ option from the ‘System Tools’ section from the ‘Accessories’ menu. Then you would be able to see the option to restore. Now, click on the ‘Restore’ button and select the restore point. If you have completed the System Restore and the system starts to work normally, then the restoration is successful. Otherwise, you need to perform the ‘Undo’ option so as to cancel the System Restore. You could also bring back the system to the factory settings using recovery disks.
Some tips to keep in mind while restoring Windows 7 on Lenovo IdeaPad Y550:
- Turn off Antivirus
- Create system repair disk
- File backup
Turn off Antivirus
Antivirus software are the next important thing you need to consider while carrying out the system restore on your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550. Always try to use an updated version of the antivirus program to perform the complete scanning of your system and make sure you turn off the antivirus software after updating that software. Sometimes the antivirus software might block the system restoration process. Therefore, it is recommended to turn off the antivirus program before starting the restore process.
Create system repair disk
Sometimes the repair disks might get damaged and you might end up not performing the restore option accurately. It is recommended to create a system repair disk which contains the system recovery options. This could be used to recover the previous settings and also helps to avoid data loss.
Even if the System Restore option lets you restore your Windows 7 in Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 to a previous working condition, this might sometimes cause data loss. These data could not be recovered from any other sources. So prior to the restore process, remember to take backup of all the necessary files, folders and applications in order to avoid data loss.