VAIO User Guide SVE14A1 Series


Recovering from Recovery Media

If the recovery area data has been corrupted or erased, you can use Recovery Media to recover your VAIO computer. However, it takes longer time to recover using Recovery Media than using the recovery area.
  1. Insert the disc into the optical disc drive or connect a USB flash drive to the USB port on your VAIO computer while the computer is in Normal mode.

  • If your VAIO computer is equipped with the USB port that is compliant with the USB 2.0 standard, connect a USB device to the port.

  1. Turn off your VAIO computer and turn it on once again.

If you are using the USB flash drive, press the F11 key repeatedly until the VAIO logo screen disappears.
The Windows Boot Manager screen is displayed.
If the screen does not appear, restart the computer and try again.
  1. Press the or key to select Start VAIO Care Rescue and press the Enter key.

  • If the display language selection window appears, select your desired language and click OK.

  1. Select Start recovery wizard.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

  • To perform the custom recovery, select Tools and click Start advanced recovery wizard.

  • If you cannot recover your VAIO computer using the USB flash drive, connect the drive to another USB port on the computer and try recovering the computer again.

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