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After installing Windows® 8 or Windows 8 Release Preview, users may have difficulty booting the system to the VAIO Recovery Partition when attempting to return the system to the original installed OS.
If the user is able to boot into the Windows 8 interface, perform the following steps to reboot to the Recovery Partition:
NOTE: The Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.
NOTE: If the system does not have an Assist button, or if the Assist button does not boot the PC, power it on with the Power button, while simultaneously tapping the F10 key on the keyboard.
If the Assist button or F10 key methods do not work, follow these additional steps:
I've done all the above methods, but failed.
When I press the f10 key error shown below .
BOOTMGR IS MISSING
Press Ctrl+Alt+Dele to restart
My laptop has Healthy Recovery’ partition size 11 GB
I instal Windows 7 32 But not work Properly
I instal VAIO Care but need DVD to recover.I do not Have DVD
Please guide. How can I restore the original windows from recovery partition
Please follow the steps on How to recover the computer to the original factory condition using the F10 key and see if that helps. If you cant complete the system recovery using this method, there might be a possibility that the built in recovery partition is already corrupted. You may need to purchase the recovery disc if you don't have one.
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