Restoring Lenovo computer from CD's


To restore system from backup CD’s:

  1. Place CD in drive
  2. Restart computer and hit f12 and choose option to boot from CD.
  3. Hit any key to continue
  4. When Rescue and Recover loads, choose ‘Restore your system’ from the menu on the left.
    1. On the pop-up screen, choose the first option.  Click Next.
    2. In step 2, choose CD/DVD as the source of backup.
      1. Follow prompts to insert Final C: disk and reselect CD/DVD as source. Click Next.
    3. Choose ‘I do not want to save any files’.  Click Next.
      1. If Step 6 shows up, choose ‘Do not preserve My Windows User ID’ option.
      2. Click Next.
  5. Follow Prompts to change restore disks. 

When computer restarts, it will default back to the original password (lenovor61), and be loaded with Vista Business.

Symantec Antivirus and Office 2007 are already installed. 

You may wish to perform the Thinkvantage and Windows updates to ensure your system is completely up to date.  

To perform Thinkvantage updates:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click All Programs
  3. Locate and Click Thinkvantage
    1. On the dropdown menu, choose System Update.
    2. Follow Prompts

To perform Windows Updates:

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click on Tools
    1. Choose Windows Update
    2. Follow Prompts