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  1. #1


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    sony Vaio windows 8


    Hello....got a Sony Vaio windows 8....and noticed it has only C disc......so in case i qould like to format the laptop in the future,all data inserted would be eraSED,as it will format all Data C.....is there any way to open a new DATA D DISC?

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  2. #2


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    windows 8


    disc D would be needed to let all the programs i insert in there,and also the useful data that i will need,,,so that i Format ONLY data C which contains the viruses...Hope i was clear in explanation
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    The Sony Recovery will over write all partitions.

    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8





    You can use the OEM version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    warning   Warning
    Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED


    How to make Recovery disc's.
    Sony eSupport - SVS151290S - Support

    http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/v...liceId=1&mdl=#

    Video Tutorial:
    VAIO® - How to create recovery media - YouTube
    How to recover your Sony Tablet S to the factory settings - YouTube
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    windows 8


    I just bought a laptop running Windows 8...since now the only action i have done is the RECOVERY MEDIA ..... it took me 5 DVD-R 4.7 GB discs to complete the recovery media...

    Can you tell what other actions are needed for me to do before starting installing my programs in the PC?
    Last edited by Brink; 11 Aug 2013 at 11:45. Reason: removed unneeded quote of entire tutorial
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  5. #5


    Posts : 42
    windows 8


    Hey theog...what actions should i do beofre installing any other program to the laptop...I have done RECOVERY MEDIA till now...shoud i do anything else...like step by step things to do on a new windows 8 with preinstalled softwares
    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    The Sony Recovery will over write all partitions.

    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8





    You can use the OEM version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    warning   Warning
    Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED


    How to make Recovery disc's.
    Sony eSupport - SVS151290S - Support

    http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/v...liceId=1&mdl=#

    Video Tutorial:
    VAIO® - How to create recovery media - YouTube
    How to recover your Sony Tablet S to the factory settings - YouTube
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  6. #6


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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Do you have a exterial HDD for backing up your data?
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