VAIO User Guide


Recovering from the Recovery Area

You can recover your VAIO computer from the recovery area on the built-in storage device. This recovery method is faster than using Recovery Media.
See Notes on Recovery [Details] before recovering the computer.
  1. Press the ASSIST button while your VAIO computer is off.
    The VAIO Care Rescue Mode screen appears.

  1. Select Recover or maintain your system.

Follow the on-screen instructions until the Choose an option screen appears.
  1. Select Troubleshoot, then Recovery and maintenance.

Follow the on-screen instructions until the VAIO Care (Rescue Mode) : Recover or maintain your system screen appears.
  • If the display language selection window appears, select your desired language, then OK.

  1. Select Start recovery wizard.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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

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