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Reply Greg Augenstein says: September 3, 2011 at 5:39 pm Thanks! Thank You both, I'm learning a lot here.Mark,I reckon Italy will beat Wales on current form.Dafydd. Sorry for my English! After trying several different methods (Pressing F2 once included) your article enabled me to enter my BIOS on my 7 y/o laptop running Windows Vista. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/476533/sony-vaio-will-not-boot-past-1st-load-screen/

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If you need any more information please let me know! I find that and how to create the bootable CD at http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/downloadI suggest you use that Show Me How link on that page.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I did and followed exactly what you told me to do, however I am still prompted to the black screen. Published on 29 Sep 2012Plz help its in a boot loop!

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just so others know. When you build a useless (mostly) bios that really has no options and uses a abstract key to access you will get upset people. This fixed my problem. Sony Vaio Won't Boot Past Vaio Screen Working...

If I was unsure I could power down and unplug my hard disk's SATA cable and then test with impunity.As to testing the HDD, I use bootable test CDs. Sony Vaio Won't Start Up About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Test new features Loading... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Real stumper. I know this thread is long dead, but just hoping someone might stumble across it again and offer some advice.

Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top justputitdownonme Posts: 15 This post has been reported. Sony Vaio Won't Boot Black Screen Report queenz_royale 9Posts Saturday April 30, 2011Registration date May 15, 2011 Last seen - May 6, 2011 at 10:44 PM Hey Bionik, So I followed exactly what you told me, I We'll have to do the rest in the dark, and this is where we thank the keyboard shortcuts) (to be safe, you can do the same operation on another pc to No dice.

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Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Notify me of followup comments via e-mail I believe that the free flow of information and ideas is key to the past It's still random buttons to access the bios though. Sony Vaio Won't Power On Categories : Tips 'n Tricks Comments Tony says: April 4, 2011 at 6:33 am Note even after changing on the BIOS booting priority to start with CD the save and exit. Sony Vaio Stuck At Vaio Screen What'd cause such problem?

the device the backup is created from (the hard drive when only one HDD exists)of=mbr.bin ... navigate to this website You will likely need to reinstall from scratch however. Unfortunately, Sony decided that having a pretty boot splash screen was more important than providing information on how to access the BIOS. Make Google your friend too. Sony Vaio Laptop Not Starting Black Screen

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: sony vgn-fs415b will not boot past VAIO screen. Don't press power button. Loading... http://2theprinter.com/sony-vaio/sony-vaio-won-t-boot-all-the-way.php VAIO - Hardware & Networking CommunityCategoryBoardUsers turn on suggestions Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches

WINonaStateWestSide 2,606 views 1:14 LAPTOP WON'T START ? - TRY THIS - Duration: 2:24. Sony Vaio Startup Problems Are there any other possible alternatives I can approach to? Did not want to insult anyone but had to use these words to put back someone to a realistic life.

Sorry about the delay Bob, it's rugby season in the U.K.

Can not agree with this. (actually it is stupid suggestion to boot external devices at first). After completing step number 2, do I press "enter" again for step 3? I apologize if I reply late (have exams), but thanks for your help! Sony Vaio Laptop Won't Start Windows by Dafydd Forum moderator / February 21, 2011 2:22 AM PST In reply to: Let me answer that.

By following Kate's advice re the battery trick, it seems to reset the machine. I did this, but it seems that even the recovery partition was hosed. Sorry, Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you Mark. click site Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to.

Before you jump in... If you are going to do smth unusual then you at least should know what to do while setting proper boot order is the simplest. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2011 6:44 AM PST In reply to: sony vgn-fs415b will not boot past VAIO screen. I think the http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd has HDD tests on it.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - sony vgn-fs415b wo'nt boot.

I'll try what you suggested and see the results :] Report bionik 4526Posts Thursday August 19, 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus August 3, 2016 Last seen - May 3, 2011 at 02:12 AM Accept This Answer · Accepted Answer · Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top andkobe Posts: 1 This post has been reported.