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Where can I download the Sony VAIO Recovery Wizard??

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I've reformatted my laptop but now want to restore it to factory settings. As you may know, Sony don't ship recovery CD's (cheap gits), instead, they have all the data saved on a separate partition. I still have the partition, but no longer have the VAIO Recovery Wizard and their website is a f***ing maze. Anyone know where I can download this utility??
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by:SteveG00000
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What model is it?
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As I understand it, you use the Recovery Wizard to burn a recovery CD(s).
According to Sony, if you don't have the Wizard, you can buy recovery cds here:

http://servicesales.sel.sony.com/web/categorySearch.do?operation=subCategorySearch&subCategory=109&category=3&subCategoryName=Recovery%20CD&categoryName=Computer

Downloading the Recovery Wizard does not seem to be an option.
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by:phototropic
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This explains it better than I can:

http://esupport.sony.com/EN/osmig/xpclean.html

Good luck!

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by:Michael Sachin
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Oh yeah u can download any original software that came with the comp.......

Go to this link and select ur model......thats it......ur done

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/select-system.pl?DIRECTOR=DRIVER&PRODTYPE=24

Enjoy!
Cheers,
Mike
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by:Michael Sachin
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If your model is a Sony VAIO VGN-T350P then here goes ur link

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-swu.pl?mdl=VGNT350P®ion_id=1

Cheers!
Mike
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by:phototropic
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It would be good to know whether or not the Sony Recovery Wizard is downloadable. As far as I can see, the link(s) posted by michaelsachin refer simply to device driver downloads, not generic utilities.
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