Gateway® EC14D Series Restore

Need and consequences of restoring Gateway® EC14D Series to factory defaults


Gateway® EC14D Series system is available with lots of attractive features that would grab your attention. It has Windows® 7 Home Premium, Intel® GS45 Express Chipset and Intel® Pentium® Dual Core. Its keyboard comes with a multi-gesture touchpad, and it has a 320 GB hard drive. System restore is one of the Windows® utility which allows you to restore your Gateway® EC14D Series system data to a specific former state. Usually, a system is restored to its factory settings. You might require restoring your system to factory settings due to some reasons.


Following are some of the consequences of restoring your Gateway® EC14D Series system to its factory default:




  • Loss of operating system

  • Loss of favorite programs

  • Loss of drivers

  • Loss of important contents



Loss of operating system



While restoring your Gateway® EC14D Series system to its factory default, you may lose your operating system. To avoid such cases, it is better that you have a backup of the operating system. By having the original CD of the operating system, you can overcome this issue.



Loss of favorite programs



Caution must be taken to have a backup of all your favorite programs from your Gateway® EC14D Series system before opting for system restore to its default factory settings. This is because at times you might be facing the issues of losing your favorite programs while restoring to factory default option. You can have a backup of such program in a CD or DVD before restoring the default factory settings.



Loss of drivers


Loss of drivers might be another issue which you might face during the process of restoring your Gateway® EC14D Series system to factory default. This might be due to opting for such a process without having a sufficient backup of drivers. By having a back up of those drivers in a CD or DVD before you restore your system can help you overcome this issue.


Loss of important contents

While restoring your Gateway® EC14D Series system to factory defaults, you might face some issues like loss of data and important information from your system. It is always better that you store all the data which you consider to be important in a CD or a DVD. This shall help you to recover you data in case of loss of data due to system restore process.




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