Or is there something else that might be causing this? I believe that my laptop shut down yesterday due to low power. If it's off, turn it on. I'm not sure where to go from here. Get in touch with your system manufacturer and update all the required drivers. Then I was planning to upgrade to windows 8, so I turned off my system.
To intercept the boot sequence with a program that if it fails to launch will hijack the boot sequence and disallow any and all access to the operating system and disk drive? Yes, I did click the Fn + the F7, several times waiting a little bit to see if it was just slow to respond. I have then loaded the recovery disks, and tried to restore C drive, it tells me that no drive is found, and to try complete system restore. Type exit and reboot the computer normally Please copy and paste both logs in your reply. Worth a mention is the battery issue that you described as in that it may have damaged something inside the case - possibly causing a short circuit when power was applied. Try to reboot from safe mode but It also hangs.
I would also remove the bottom covers and carefully clean all the dust inside which can cause it to over heat, Vaio are very compact light and tend to be sensitive to being placed in laps and on blankets, they need plenty of cool air circulation to keep running well. Have done a system restore under various restore points and it tells me that the system restore has worked, but still wont boot. Any ideas why this could happen? If the Startup Repair tool determines this, it may automatically run the the repair after your computer restarts. The black screen has a little grey flashing underscore, and when I try to type or hit any of the F buttons, it won't let me. But laptop disassembly is a whole different world, and as you probably know, I don't recommend it for the faint hearted I marked everything I could, and the insides of the computer now look like grafitti boards, thanks to magic markers, lol.
But while I continued to press F8 even when the recovery mode was loading, suddenly the recovery wizard popped up!. I ordered the identical new harddrive to replace it. It's 64 bit Windows 7 preinstalled, for the record. Disclaimer: Restoring to windows vista make you lose all the data from the computer. Hi, I hope someone can help me with my Vaio that I used to love, but now just wanna throw out the window! Thus, you can prevent and fix errors to some extent. Recently laptop worked well and I decided to test something. So I cannot boot the system.
I'm hoping it stays that way. Let me know if it works for you Thanks man! Don't tell them it was dropped, just say it had error and now you can;t do a recovery. This is more or less what happens when I try to boot windows normally. There is no way to kick the system out of recovery mode, so the system tries to load this app, fails, reboots itself, and repeat. But then I tried to do a complete system restore and it finishes, but when it restarts it takes me back to the original black screen with the blinking underscore.
When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer. For instance, I know now the video chip is permanently attached in a manner of speaking but is the processor, etc, a part that can be removed by simply unplugging it? And yes, I changed the first boot priority to the optical drive in bios. I'm not sure what is pre-attached and what does come off and can be changed later. I recommend geekstogo to all my friends! Takes about 30 min - hour to boot to the start menu and that is just the beginning when I try To log in to my profile it takes even longer. My Vaio is experiencing start up problems which may be due to a registry error. The blue screen is up now but Im not sure where to go from here.
Windows 7 stoped loading on my Sony Vaio laptop today. Turn off the computer 3. Well, I hit F10 by mistake, the system boots straight into system recovery nonstop when I cancel. The first option you want to run is the Startup Repair. To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc: Insert the installation disc. I have also tried using the Windows Boot Manager the F10 button on my laptop. I normally wouldn't care about installing the manufacturers recovery disc, but I'm sure there are applications installed on there that she would want.
Press the F12 key on your Sony Vaio keyboard. When this story last ended I was unable to create my system recovery diskettes. Desperation will likely cause you to do something you shouldn't and will keep you from following logical troubleshooting steps to diagnose and resolve the error. The restore disks where made through the same place under Restore and Backup that option no longer shows , and were made when laptop was first purchased. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
But now I'm able to get into the F8 advanced start up menu. But even that won't load properly. As I suggested earlier find a reputable tech who will look at it for you without it costing the earth free is better as it may be a loose connection inside the case - possibly a bent battery terminal shorting out from when the battery became detached. Any ideas of how to get through this? Then reconnect and try to reboot. So I trusted them and did so, to no help.
While connected to the external monitor, I also clicked the Display off button on the laptop several times. However, that still left the problem of why is the Vaio Recovery Tool not loading? Hello, So I have have my Sony vaio for almost 3 years and about 5 months ago it was over heated so I gently took the back of my computer off to cool it down then tried to reboot it and now it goes straight to a blue green screen and have the start up repair box. I will post again if my Vaio is repaired. Upon the second one being ran, it fails. Since you don't want to take it apart completely understandable I would get it fixed by a repair shop.