Formatting Lenovo® ThinkPad X100e
Are you aware of the consequences of formatting your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop?
Formatting can be explained as a method in which all the data on a computer hard disk is removed so as to make the data storage media fresh. Formatting a system is a very useful in case you do not wish to keep any track of the data in the system. There are many situations when a computer will need to be formatted. Important system file missing, registry issues difficult to fix, corruption of operating system, virus infections, etc. are some of them. Your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop can be thoroughly formatted to bring the system to a brand new state. If your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop is infected with a very bad virus that cannot be removed by antivirus program, formatting will help to get rid of the virus and all problems that the virus brought to the system. If you want to change the operating system, the best method is to first format the laptop and then install a new operating system.
Let us now discuss in detail about the consequences of formatting your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop:
- Complete data loss
- Reinstallation of operating system will be required
- Damage to hard disk
Complete data loss
Formatting will erase all the data from the hard disk in Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop. So, you should backup all necessary and important data onto a separate media so that data will be safe. You are advised to backup all driver information too. This will be helpful, if you wish to reinstall the same operating system after formatting Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop.
Reinstallation of operating system will be required
Formatting of your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop will remove the operating system from the hard disk. This means that the operating system will have to be reinstalled. Your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop comes with latest genuine Windows operating system; however the installation CD of the operating system may not be provided. So, you may need to purchase an additional copy for reinstalling the operating system.
The hard disk of your Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop must be never subjected to repeated formatting as this will reduce the life of the hard disk. You must try to avoid formatting the hard disk in Lenovo ThinkPad X100e laptop for every small issue.