Restore Windows® XP in Toshiba® M500
Are you aware of things to keep in mind while restoring Windows XP in Toshiba M500?
Toshiba announced its new laptop Toshiba M500 with added features such as 14 inch display screen and 3D motion sensor, etc. The memory of Toshiba M500 is 4GB DDR3 RAM. The storage capacity of the Toshiba M500 is of 320GB SATA hard disk which provides pretty good storage space. Toshiba M500 runs on Intel Core i5 processor which means that the productivity and performance of this system is quite effective. Toshiba recommends Windows XP in the Toshiba M500 laptop. Windows XP is considered as one of the most popular and successful operating system unveiled by Microsoft. The configuration of Windows XP is done in a user-friendly format. There are chances that your Toshiba M500 might suddenly get stuck in the midst of any activity. In such situations, you may feel the necessity of restoring Windows XP in your Toshiba M500 laptop.
Following are the guidelines to restore Windows XP in your Toshiba M500 laptop and the things to keep in mind while doing so:
- System Restore
- Using Windows Recovery Console
- Things to keep in mind
The Toshiba M500 laptop running on Windows XP operating system comes with Microsoft's System Restore utility tool. This tool creates restore points in your Toshiba M500 laptop. Also, it stores the entire configuration of your Toshiba M500 in these restore points. This would allow you to roll back to the earlier working condition whenever you experience any problem related to viruses, hardware conflicts or issues related to improperly installed software.
Using Windows Recovery Console
You could use the option of Recovery Console when your Toshiba M500 laptop faces problems related to the start up. The Windows Recovery Console has an independent command prompt in Windows XP operating system. You are supposed to do this option only in the safe mode. You need to provide the administrative password for accessing the Recovery Console. The Recovery Console option provides option for formatting hard drives also.
You need to do the restore in Windows XP installed in your Toshiba M500 laptop only in safe mode. Before performing the restoration option, you need to take the back up of all the important personal and system files stored in your Toshiba M500 laptop. You are supposed to install the updates of your Windows XP and the service packs in your Toshiba M500 laptop after completing the restore options. You need to take a backup of all these before you start the restoration process.