VAIO User Guide


Restoring Your Data with VAIO Data Restore Tool

You can use VAIO Data Restore Tool to restore files previously backed up using VAIO Care (Rescue Mode) : Recover or maintain your system.
For instructions on how to use the app, refer to the help file included with the app.
  1. Open the charms [Details] and select the Search charm.

  1. Select Apps and enter “VAIO Data Restore Tool“ in the Search box.

  1. Select VAIO Data Restore Tool.
    The VAIO Data Restore Tool window appears.

  1. Select Next.

If the User Account Control window appears, select Yes.
  • If you are signed in to your VAIO computer as a standard user, you may be prompted to enter an administrator name and password.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

  • To restore copyright protected data, such as music files organized by digital media playback apps, use a backup tool specified by the app you used to import such data. Sony does not guarantee the playback compatibility of data which is not restored with the specified backup tool.

  • If necessary, move the restored files to the original location.

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