Personal ComputerVAIO Tap 11SVT1121

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 before recovering the computer.

  1. Press the ASSIST button while your VAIO computer is off.

    The VAIO Care (Rescue Mode) screen appears.

  2. Select Start troubleshooting (recovery).

    Follow the on-screen instructions until the Choose an option screen appears.

  3. Select Troubleshoot and VAIO recovery solutions.

    Follow the on-screen instructions until the VAIO Care (Rescue Mode): VAIO recovery solutions screen appears.

  4. Select Start recovery wizard.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.


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

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