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VAIO - Software & Other Operating Systems

Tuning Up
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-26-2013

Can Vaio Assist remove grub ?

Hi everyone Smiley Very Happy

my vaio model is VPCEA16FG

This laptop is pre-loaded with windows 7 home premium 64 bit

someday i decided to dual boot windows 7 with ubuntu

so i installed ubuntu


Now, with some consideration, i wanted to remove ubuntu


can i just use the assist button to return my computer to factory condition?

will it cause any problems?


Posts: 1,135
Registered: ‎04-03-2013

Re: Can Vaio Assist remove grub ?

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If you can still access the hidden partition (through the Assist butt) then yes you can restore it back to factory condition.  If it's no longer there you will need the recovery media to restore the operating system back to factory. If you don't have the recovery media, you can order it through Sony Parts @ 800-488-7669 (for US models).  I've just realized that your is an Asia model, you would need to contact country of origin if you need to order the recovery media.