Reinstalling software, Before reinstallation – Panasonic CF-T4 Manuel d'utilisation
What is “Reinstallation”?
Reinstallation refers to formatting the hard disk, and reinstalling Windows.
When is “Reinstallation” necessary?
When Windows does not start up, or when Windows operation is unstable and can-
not be recovered.
When using the hard disk with two partitions.
Product Recovery DVD-ROM (included)
Panasonic DVD-ROM & CD-R/RW drive (optional): CF-VDRRT1M, CF-VDRRT2W,
Confirm the following
Remove all peripherals (including a mini port replicator) and SD memory cards
(except for the DVD-ROM & CD-R/RW drive). Especially, when a USB floppy disk
drive is connected, the reinstallation does not operate properly. Remove them.
When reinstallation procedure is performed, the contents of the hard disk will be erased. Be sure to back up data on
your hard disk to another media or to an external hard disk before running the reinstallation procedure.
The reinstallation procedure will return the computer to its original condition.
If you have created partitions for data, the data may be erased or become corrupt as a result of the reinstallation
Connect the DVD-ROM & CD-R/RW drive
Change the settings in the Setup Utility.
Use the Product Recovery DVD-ROM to execute reinstallation. (About 20 minutes)
Return the Setup Utility settings to their default values.
Change the settings in the Setup Utility. (Only when necessary)
If you can connect to the Internet, perform Windows Update.
(Î “To Update this Computer to its Latest Version” in onscreen Reference Manual)