Restore Gateway® DX4320 to factory settings

What is the need for restoring Gateway DX4320 to its factory settings?


System Restore is a program that comes as part of the Windows Operating System in the Gateway DX4320 computer system. Your system gets software problems due to malfunctioning or mistakes made by the user at any time. For repairing the system and returning it back to its original settings, you need to restore the computer system to those settings. After installing lots of application programs, games and information the computer system performance starts to degrade. Furthermore, the system starts to suffer from various problems like system hanging, and slow down. To overcome all these problems, you must restore your system to its factory settings. In the factory settings the system contains only important Operating System files, utility software and device drivers.


Some of the consequences of restoring Gateway DX4320 to its factory settings are described below.




  • Loss of application programs

  • Loss of updates

  • Loss of additional driver software



Loss of application programs



Once you get the computer system, you can install many application programs. After restoring the computer system to its factory settings you will lose all those application programs that have been installed on your system. You need to reinstall the application programs again after the restoring process is complete. So before restoring the system, make sure that you have backed up all the installed application programs.



Loss of updates



When you restore the system to its factory settings you will definitely lose all the updates that you have installed for both Operating Systems and the device drivers in your system. After restoring, your system may not have any additional features or facilities offered by the manufacturer. To get all of them, you need to update the entire computer system again.



Loss of additional driver software


You may install additional devices such as a webcam after you purchase the computer system and there might be driver software for those devices that exist in your system. When you restore to factory settings, the system will lose all additional driver software and software for additional peripherals such as printers. You will need to manually install all additional driver software again.




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