Gateway® EC14 Restore

What are the consequences of Gateway® EC14 system restore?


Gateway® EC14 system offers a lot of catchy features. The integrated webcam of the system lets you to have video chats with family and friends. At times you might require restoring your system to factory settings because of some reasons. One such reason might be due to loss of password and user name that makes login to the modem impossible. The system restore which is one of the Windows® utility allows you to restore your Gateway® EC14 system data to a specific former state, usually to factory settings.


The following are some of the consequences of restoring your Gateway® EC14 system to its factory default:




  • Loss of OS

  • Risk of losing personal data

  • Loss of favorite programs



Loss of OS



While restoring your Gateway® EC14 system to default factory settings, you might face the risk of losing current operating system (OS). But to overcome such issues, it is always better to have a backup of those OS programs you need, before you restore your system. Else, even by having the original OS CD too, you can resolve this issue.



Risk of losing personal data



By restoring your Gateway® EC14 system to factory default, you might face some problems like loss of important personal data from your system. So, it is advisable to backup all the data which you consider to be important in a DVD or a CD. This shall help you to recover such data in case of loss of data due to system restore process.



Loss of favorite programs


Great care must be taken to ensure whether you have a backup of all your favorite programs from your Gateway® EC14 system, before you start to restore your system to its default factory settings. This is mainly to resolve the issue of losing your favorite program because of restoring your system to factory default option. You can have a backup of such program in a CD or DVD before restoring.




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