Restoring the operating system
This chapter describes how to restore the Windows or Linux operating system. It includes these topics:
Restore method on page 22
Ordering backup software on page 23
Restoring Windows 7 on page 23
Restoring Novell SLED on page 24
The Windows 7 operating system can be reinstalled using the HP Recovery Manager
HP Recovery Manager reinstalls the Windows operating system and device drivers (for devices
included with the system) to a near-factory state. The process does not back up or recover data on the
hard drive. Some application software might not be restored using this process and must be installed
from the appropriate application CD.
regularly to avoid loss.
Chapter 3 Restoring the operating system
This method restores the operating system, but not data. Data must be backed up