Recovery Partition in Samsung® Q1b Tablet PC
What are the roles and benefits of the recovery partition in the Samsung Q1b Tablet PC?
The Samsung Q1b Tablet PC supports high definition graphics and stereo sound effect. This compact PC has a hard drive of size 40 GB and RAM of size 512 MB. The preinstalled operating system in it is the Microsoft Windows XP tablet edition OS. The recovery partition is a partition in the hard drive that contains the backup of system files. They are helpful in system recovery in case of a system crash. The recovery partition will not contain any user data or files. If the user tries to save any user data in the recovery partition, it will corrupt the partition. Hard drive formatting or any changes in the hard drive will destroy the contents of the recovery partition.
The following explains the role and benefits of the recovery partition in Samsung Q1b:
- Role of recovery partition
- System settings restored
- Acts as a back up medium
Role of recovery partition
The recovery partition occupies a part of Samsung Q1b hard drive. It contains the factory settings of the Samsung Q1b Tablet PC. The recovery partition comes prebuilt by the manufacturer. It is meant to save all the necessary default settings for system reload. The recovery partition contains the backup of all default system files. The image files of these settings are saved in the recovery partition for future use.
System settings restored
In case of system crash, the recovery partition will be helpful. The system reload will be inevitable in case the hard drive faces any unforeseen problems or software corruption occurs. Recovery partition will turn useful in such a situation. The default settings can be used to restore the system onto a previous working state. This will require all the system default settings to be restored, which is done from the recovery partition. Thus recovery partition helps in system restore.
The recovery partition is provided by the manufacturer. Along with this inbuilt partition, the manufacturer also provides the user factory settings in a disk called the Recovery Disk, thereby providing a back up of system files. In case the contents of the recovery partition get corrupted, user can restore the system to default settings with the help of these disks. It is recommended to save the contents of recovery partition onto an external storage medium if the recovery disk is not provided.