This article is an introduction to Lenovo OneKey Recovery 8.0 for Notebooks.
All Idea Laptops installed with Microsoft Windows 8 and Lenovo OneKey Recovery 8.0.
Section I: Introduction and operation guide
The Lenovo OneKey Recovery system is software designed to back up and restore your computer. You can use it to restore the system partition to its original status in case of a system failure. You can also create user backups for easy restoration as required.
To utilize the features of the OneKey Recovery system, your hard disk already includes a hidden partition by default to store the system image file and the OneKey Recovery system program files. This default partition is hidden for security reasons, which explains why the available disk space is less than the stated capacity.
You can back up the system partition to an image file. This image file can be used to restore the system partition. To back up the system partition:
Otherwise, data from the removable hard disk drive might be lost.
You can choose to restore the system partition to its original status or to a previously created back-up point. To restore the system partition:
If Windows cannot be started, then follow the steps below to start the Lenovo OneKey Recovery System:
Section II: FAQs
1. Q: Where are the recovery discs?
A: Your computer did not come with any recovery discs. Use the Lenovo OneKey Recovery system if you need to restore the system to its original factory status.
2. Q: What can I do if the back-up process fails?
A: If you can start the backup but it fails during the back-up process, try the following steps:
1. Close all open programs, and then restart the back-up process.
2. Check to see if the destination media is damaged. If it is, replace the damaged media.
Otherwise, select another destination path and try again.
3. Q: When do I need to restore the system to its original factory status?
A: Use this feature when the operating system fails to start. If you have any critical data on the computer that you want to save, back it up before starting the recovery process.
Section III: Troubleshooting
System cannot start up- The Microsoft® Windows operating system does not start.
Use the OneKey Recovery system to restore the system partition to its original status or a previously created backup point.