ASUS n73sv User Guide

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Notebook PC User Manual
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Recovering Your Notebook PC
Using Recovery Partition 
The Recovery Partition quickly restores your Notebook PC’s software 
to its original working state. Before using the Recovery Partition, copy 
your data files (such as Outlook PST files) to USB storage devices or 
to a network drive and make note of any customized configuration 
settings (such as network settings).
About the Recovery Partition
The Recovery Partition is a reserved space on your hard disk drive 
used to restore the operating system, drivers, and utilities installed 
on your Notebook PC at the factory.
IMPORTANT! DO NOT delete the partition named RECOVERY
The Recovery Partition is created at the factory and cannot be 
restored if deleted. Take 
your Notebook PC to an 
authorized ASUS service 
center if you have problems 
with the recovery process.
Using the Recovery Partition:
1.  Press [F9] during bootup.
2.  Press [Enter] to select Windows Setup [EMS Enabled].
3.  Select the language you want to recover and click Next.
4.  Read the ASUS Preload Wizard messages and click Next.
5.  Select a partition option and click Next. Partition options:
Recover Windows to first partition only.
 
This option deletes only the first partition and allows you to keep other 
partitions, and to create a new system partition as drive “C”.
Recover Windows to entire HD.
 
This option deletes all partitions from your hard disk drive and creates 
a new system partition as drive “C”.
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