Formatting Lenovo® ThinkPad SL510
Are you aware of the consequences of formatting your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook?
Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook has got a stylish look with advanced features. It comes packed with features, like HDMI, optional finger print reader, WWAN, eSATA, digital microphones and 2 megapixel camera. At times, you may need to format your system due to several reasons. When you want to reinstall the operating system, you may need to format the system. Formatting also enables you to delete unwanted and old files and also to clean all the viruses from your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook. When it becomes impossible to uninstall any of the software programs that got accidentally deleted or corrupted, you may need to format the system. You may also need to format your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook when you want to sell your system to someone else. Formatting becomes a need when some drives do not function in the older version of your operating system.
The following are some of consequences of formatting your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook:
- Loss of data
- System settings reset
- Reinstallation of operating system and device drivers
Loss of data
You may lose all the data saved on your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook when you format it. All the device drivers, software applications and the operating system will get deleted from the system, when you perform a complete system format. Therefore, to avoid such data loss you need to make a backup of all the needed software and files before you perform system formatting.
System settings reset
When you format your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook, you will lose all the system settings like scheduled scanning settings, firewall settings, etc. Usually, after system format, the system will set back to the default factory settings. Therefore, you need to reset everything again, after formatting the system.
You have to reinstall the operating system as well as all the driver software for proper functioning of the devices in your Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 notebook. Some of the devices will not function properly, when you do not install the latest version of the driver software after formatting your system. Hence, it requires careful execution as driver errors can lead even to system crash.