Methods to recover Microsoft® Windows® on Toshiba® Satellite laptops
What are the techniques to recover the customized settings for all models of Toshiba Satellite laptop? Get tips to use the recovery disc for Toshiba Satellite laptop
Toshiba Satellite is a new series of laptops from Toshiba that offers many features. Fast processors, a webcam, larger storage capacity and LED backlit keyboards. Toshiba Satellite laptops offer everything from a 13” to a full 18.4” diagonal widescreen. If your system frequently crashes, or you cannot remove a specific virus, you may want to restore the laptop back to its original factory settings. Sometimes, the easiest way to restore a PC is to use its restore disc it came with. But it is also possible to restore a computer without it. Toshiba Satellite laptops also includes a hard drive recovery utility that lets you restore the operating system without a restore disc. Before starting the restoration process, if there are any files or programs you still want to use after the restoration, they have to be transferred to a back-up location, such as a USB flash drive or an external hard drive.
The following explains more about Toshiba Satellite laptops:
- Back-up all necessary files
- Use correct recovery disc
- Follow correct restoration steps
Back-up all necessary files
Before proceeding with customized settings recovery, you need to make sure to back-up all of your necessary files by simply copying particular files to any other location on the hard disc before performing the recovery because you will lose your data during the process. You will need to ensure that you have the power adapter plugged and take care not to switch off or restart your computer during this process.
Use correct recovery disc
It is better to use original software for restoration procedure. Toshiba laptops from mid-2007 onwards do not have recovery discs. Instead, Toshiba has added a hidden partition on the hard drive, which contains the same files on a recovery disc. You must ensure to use the disk that came with your computer, or one you made created using your Toshiba Satellite laptop. Recovery discs from other laptop brands will not work for Toshiba Satellite laptops.
Insert the recovery disk and restart your Toshiba Satellite laptop, then Wait for the Toshiba logo to appear on the screen. Press the key that brings up the hard drive disk utility menu. Then select the 'Restore Original Factory Image' and proceed by selecting the specific keys to begin the restoration process. Restart the laptop when the restoration process finishes. Follow the prompts that appear on the screen to set up the laptop's date, time and language settings. Transfer the backup copies of the data you saved earlier back to its hard drive. Re-install any programs you need, such as your software firewall or antivirus tool.
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