Windows® Reinstallation in Toshiba® Tecra A11
When you are trying to reinstall the operating system in Toshiba Tecra® A11 laptop you can opt for one of the two installation methods i.e. clean install and Windows® repair. The first method is more difficult and consists of formatting the hard drive and installing the operating system. On the other hand, in the second method you need to repair or replace the current system files from the hard drive with the default files with the help of operating system installation disk. So, the method you opt for depend on the amount of time and work required to do for this reinstallation.
- Data backup
- Format the hard drive
- Boot your laptop
- Start to install the Windows® operating system
- Product ID
It is important to backup all important data before you start to reinstall the operating system because you will have to format your hard disk and all the data will be lost. If you want to upgrade the system, this step can be skipped. Although, it is very important to backup your important data in case of operating system failure, accidental delete and other unwanted events.
Format the hard drive
By formatting the hard disk of your Toshiba Tecra® A11 laptop, you can delete all the damaged and corrupt files, entries, folder and other unwanted programs, too. This will assure a clean operating system reinstall.
Now you must power on your laptop. You have to enter boot menu quickly. Read in the laptop’s manual how you can do this. Insert the CD and select the setup driver. Do not forget to save the setting and click on “Exit”.
After the installation program is completely loaded, you only have to follow the prompts on the screen and the installation process will proceed automatically. In addition, you will be asked to give information like: the name of computer, password, time, and so on.
You must introduce the ID of the product. This ID can be found on the installation CD pack. After you have rebooted your computer the laptop, you can login into your laptop. Now the drivers must be installed. Use the driver CD delivered with the laptop and install all the necessary drivers.
It is very important to allow the Toshiba Tecra® A11 laptop to look for updates and to install all the necessary updates. In addition, it is very important to install an antivirus and antispyware program. If you are using your laptop without a protection program, your laptop will be exposed to numerous cyber threats.