Article ID : 00027020 / Last Modified : 08/27/2019

How to perform a Complete Recovery with the Recovery Drive.

    Follow this procedure to perform a Complete Recovery with the Recovery Drive.

    1. In the VAIO Recovery Wizard window, under Custom Recovery Options , click to select the Complete Recovery with the Recovery Drive (Recommended) option.
    2. Click the Next button.
    3. Under Complete Recovery with the Recovery Drive (Recommended) , click the Next button.

      NOTE: The computer will restart.

    4. When the program indicates, replace the disc in the drive with the next disc, then click the OK button.

      NOTES:

      • The number of discs to be used may vary. When using Recovery DVDs ordered from Sony, there may be only one disc.
      • After the last disc is finished, proceed with the rest of this procedure.

       

    5. Under Click Finish , click the Finish button.

      NOTE: The computer will restart.

    6. Under Recovery Progress , when the recovery is Completed , click the Next button.
    7. Under The Recovery process is complete , click the Finish button.
    8. After the computer restarts, the operating system setup wizard will start. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup wizard.

      NOTE: After the setup wizard is completed, all bundled applications will be reinstalled. If the recovery stops during this process, click inside the window and reinsert the Recovery Disc .