Factory Settings in Toshiba® L450
Tips to restore to factory settings in Toshiba L450 and things to keep in mind while doing so.
The Toshiba L450 is a very economical laptop that serves your everyday computing needs. This laptop is equipped with all the essential features that confer reliability and extensive performance to your laptop. It sports a 15.6-inches diagonal high-definition TruBrite widescreen display, provides impressive clarity and visual effects. The L450 series also comes with various convenient features like ReelTime which helps in the quick management of your important tasks. It is also equipped with various connectivity features which enable you to stay connected wherever you go. The factory settings of your laptop indicate its out-of-the-box settings. These are the settings that are originally configured in your Toshiba laptop. When certain issues arise with your laptop, you would desire to restore your system back to its factory settings.
A few tips to restore your Toshiba L450 laptop to its factory settings are:
- Restore disk
- Hidden partition
- Backup the contents
Toshiba provides the Toshiba L450 Restore Disk. This restore disk helps you restore your system back to its factory settings. In this automated disk, the contents are supplied in a Windows-friendly format. It also provides all the necessary drivers required by your laptop. Thus, after restoring your laptop to its factory settings, it could also be used to install the required drivers. These restore disks are available for specific Operating Systems. You are, thus, required to ensure the disk that you use is compatible with your original Operating System.
Toshiba laptops are also provided with a hidden partition in your hard disk. This partition contains the same information as a recovery CD. As it possesses the original settings equipped with your laptop, it could be used to restore your laptop back to its factory settings. On switching on your laptop, press and hold the ‘0’ key. On releasing it, a warning screen appears which prompts you to perform system recovery. You would be provided with options to restore your system back to its factory settings.
Restoring your laptop back to its Factory Settings erases out all the data saved in your laptop as the various drives in your system are completely cleaned and restored to its original state. You are, therefore, recommended to preserve all your important files, drivers and software by backing them onto any storage media. You now also have options to backup your data and files to a network which could be easily accessed. After restoring your laptop to its factory settings, you could then reinstall all the required files back to your system.