Formatting of Lenovo® ThinkPad SL410 Notebook
Lenovo ThinkPad SL410 is preloaded with Windows 7 32 bit Operating System. The System contains Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB RAM and 160 to 250GB hard disc drive. Your computer might get crashed down because of many reasons that include malware infection, hardware failure and software failure. Even if your system would not crash down, high level performance degradation may occur with your system. To regain the system performance and capability you need to format your computer system. This includes both the hard disk formatting and Operating System formatting. It requires reinstallation of the Windows 7 Operating System.
- Loss of Drive Partitions
- Loss of Personal Data
- Reset Settings
Loss of Drive Partitions
When you format the computer system, sometimes you would lose the memory partition in the hard disk. You might have stored files and directories of various categories in different partitions. Permissions for accessing the files and searching for it are implemented depending up on the type of files stored in those partitions. It is possible to make new partitions in the hard disc while formatting the system.
Loss of Personal Data
Before formatting your computer system you need to back up all the needed data. You might lose all your personal data include pictures, videos and documents. With the personal data you would also lose application software and device drivers. Actually formatting does not erase the data permanently from the hard drive. It is possible to recover the deleted data from hard drive.
While formatting the system you need to reinstall the Operating System. You might lose the previous settings of the OS. You could use System image which you have backed up before formatting the system. If you are installing new Operating Systems you need to activate, register and configure it. All the settings such as Windows Firewall might be disabled in your system after you finish installing the Windows.