Lenovo Thinkpad X301 is one of the sleekest laptops available today with powerful Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 /1.4 GHz processor and other attractive features. Despite being packed with attractive features and design, your Windows XP-based laptop might force you to consider restoring your system. System restore is a feature offered by Windows to restore the system to a previous state when it was working flawlessly. This feature is used especially when you perform a function which backfires and creates technical problems that hinder the smooth functioning of your system.
You might consider restoring Windows XP when:
The system gets infected with viruses or malware
Registry files get corrupted
You are not able to start Windows XP in 'Safe Mode'
You are facing problems after you have installed system updates including Internet Explorer update, Windows update or Windows XP service pack
You have installed new software, a new motherboard or replaced a major hardware component.
It is the attribute of MS Windows that your actions are by default monitored and recorded through screen shots along with the dates on which they have occurred. Due to this feature you can restore your Windows XP to the date when the system was working without any problem. It enables you to see the snapshots taken on various dates and determine the restore point that you want to choose. This is the best way by which to revert your system to a particular restore point. However, the best way for restoring your Windows XP is to call an experienced computer support service provider that helps you resolve the issue online with the help of their certified technicians. Yet, you can try doing it yourself if you have decent knowledge about the hardware and software components of your laptop.
You can easily restore your Windows XP-based Lenovo Thinkpad X301 by following the steps mentioned below:
Firstly, you need to log on your system as an Administrator
Click on 'Start' and reach 'system restore' through
All Programs--- Accessories---System Tools---System Restore
After you select 'system restore' the 'Welcome to System Restore' page will open
Select the option stating 'Restore my computer to an earlier time' and then click 'Next'
After reaching the 'Restore Point' page you need to click the latest point referring the system restore appearing in the list and then click 'Next'
After landing on the 'Confirm Restore Point Selection' page, click on 'Next' again
Now your system is restored to the point chosen by you in the previous step and it restarts automatically
Finally you need to click 'OK' on the page stating 'System Restoration Complete'.
With these simple steps you can restore your Windows XP-based Lenovo Thinkpad X301.
We are comfortable using this laptop, but things get tough when some troubleshooting is required. So if even after following the above tips you are facing problems in restoring the Windows XP, then it is not wise to take unwarranted steps. The best way out is to call a technician from premium computer support service providers. These technicians provide resolutions online and you can call them at a time that suits you the most.
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