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Reinstalling Software; Creating Backup Disks (Advanced) - Panasonic TOUGHBOOK CF-M34 Series Operating Instructions Manual

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Reinstalling Software

Before Reinstallation
Preparing
• BACKUP DISK(s) created in advance (
• Product Recovery CD-ROM (included)
• External floppy disk drive* (
• CD-ROM drive Panasonic KXL-RW10A* (PC Card-compatible)
When using a CD-ROM drive other than the Panasonic KXL-RW10A CD-ROM drive:
Prepare the CD-ROM drive used in "Make a copy of the CD-ROM driver" (
BACKUP DISK creation procedure.
* indicates to be purchased separately.
Important
Save all important data. If reinstallation is carried out, all data existing prior to the installation will be lost. The reinstal-
lation will return the computer to the conditions at time of purchase.
Before the reinstallation procedure, remove all peripherals (except for the CD-ROM, port replicator, and floppy disk drive).
Be sure the AC adapter is connected until the reinstallation procedure is completed.
When the computer enter the ECO mode, the power to the LCD is automatically cut. In this case, perform the keyboard operation.
When using the Panasonic KXL-RW10A CD-ROM drive, set the switch of the PC Card to 16-bit.
Reinstalling
CAUTION
If data on your hard disk is compressed, the data should
be uncompressed.
1 Turn off the computer.
2 Attach the floppy disk drive and CD-ROM drive.
If the CF-VFDU03(USB) is used, connect it to the USB
port of main unit.
3 Set the FIRSTAID FD in the floppy disk drive.
4 Turn the computer on.
5 When the message [Press <F2> to enter SETUP] is dis-
played, press F2 and then run the Setup Utility.
If the password has been set, enter the supervisor password.
6 Write down all of the contents of the Setup Utility and then
press F9 .
At the confirmation message, select [Yes] and press
Enter .
7 Make the setting so that the floppy disk drive becomes the A
drive.
If the CF-VFDU01 is used, set [Legacy USB Support] to
[Disable] in [Advanced] of Setup Utility.
If the CF-VFDU03(USB) is used, set [Legacy USB Support]
to [Enable] , and set [Floppy Drive Type] to [CF-
VFDU03(USB)] in [Advanced] of Setup Utility.
8 Set the Product Recovery CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
9 Press F10 .
At the confirmation message, select [Yes] and press
Enter . The computer will reboot, and this screen
should appear.
Reinstalling Windows
All data on the whole HDD has been restored to the factory
default.
Please set the Product Recovery CD in the CD-ROM Drive
Will you continue ?
Y. Continue
N. Abort
10 Press Y , and then following screen should appear.
11 Make a selection from the menu.
To restore all contents of the hard disk to factory default,
including the partition setting(s):
Select [1. Restore the whole HDD to factory default].
"Creating Backup Disks")
"Floppy Disk Drive")
To restore the hard disk (C drive) to factory de-
fault, excluding the partition setting(s):
Select [2. Restore the drive C (Normal format) to the
factory default].
To restore the hard disk (C drive) to factory de-
fault with quick format operation, excluding the
partition setting(s):
Select [3. Restore the drive C (Quick format) to the
factory default.].
12 At the confirmation message , press Y .
The operations of "format" and "restore" for the hard disk
start automatically. (The operations take about one hour.)
13 After the "restore" procedure completes, the following
message will appear on the display.
Turn the computer off by pressing Enter .
14 Remove the Firstaid FD and CD-ROM drive and then
turn the computer on.
15 When the message [Press <F2> to enter SETUP] is displayed,
press F2 and then run the Setup Utility.
If the password has been set, enter the Supervisor Password.
16 Press F9 .
At the confirmation message, select [Yes] and press
Enter . (The Setup Utility settings will return to their
default values. Even the security settings with the excep-
tion of the password(s) will return to their default values.)
Change the settings where necessary.
17 Press F10 .
At the confirmation message, select [Yes] and press
Enter .
18 Perform the setup procedure for Windows by follow-
ing the instructions on the screen.
NOTE
When an UPDATE FD is to be created, follow the
steps in the readme.txt on the disk. (
ating Backup Disks")
"Creating Backup Disks") of the
Reinstalling has finished.
After shutdown, remove the Firstaid FD and CD-ROM Drive,
and then restart the computer.
Press any key to shutdown.
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