Usually this would fix the problem. And we don't work for Microsoft. Figure 4 - recovery start The recovery process will continue automatically up to the Welcome to Windows screen. With a Desktop it is either on the side, rear or top of the Computer Case. Next down is rescue data, which i have done successfully, The last is Wipe and Erase Data, which ive been too scared to press ; ok, I did as you said, when I got to the F10 part, its loading the same Vaio recovery screen as before, and same probs as above under edit boot options, I just pressed enter for.
If you want to proceed to the recovery process, please click Next. Laptop was working fine, then next thing wouldnt start up. Forgot to ask, what Windows version do you have? Don't tell them it was dropped, just say it had error and now you can;t do a recovery. If computer is started without the recovery disk in there, it now tells me no operating system found. This applies to Vista and Win 7 in all flavours by the way Just a bit of info and hope it helps! When i restart, it says no operating system found. Could it be boot-sector virus? Best with anything, if it's in Warranty try them first as they can always send replacement disc's and since there site seems to be getting maintenance, i can;t check on the.
I'll check what your best options are on this. If that won't work then get back to me. In my case it did not. You click on it and it will ask for your username and password. . Ran the Sony Vaio diagnostics, and it didnt come up with any hardware errors. So I thought I screwed up big time as it wouldn't even boot into Startup repair like before that means I won't even be able to restore from the recovery partition.
Here all I know as of now: She claims she downloaded and installed some Windows updates then it just restarted and never be able to boot back into Windows 7 again. Important: As of Version 6. Then take the drive out if you can If you a Techie and machine not in warranty , then put back in and make sure it slots in ok. A student brought in her Sony Vaio laptop when we were about to close so I didn't get much info out of it. Thanks Thanks so much Before i started with the recoverys yesterday, when computer wasnt looking too bad, I had tried last known config, but that hadnt worked for me. But try that first and see how it goes.
Just throw out whatever you guys think could be the problem. Any ideas on how to fix this??? New links are generated on a first come first served basis, with users who enable the idle resource donation getting preferential treatment. Have done a system restore under various restore points and it tells me that the system restore has worked, but still wont boot. It will show you a list of dates in the past to restore back to, if it only shows you 2 or 3 restore points, there's an option somewhere that will show you all the restore points. 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. 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. I stopped restarts a while ago, instead I shutdown and do the batt trick.
If you have Windows 7 on yours and the non working one, and they both 32bit or 64bit, you can do this. Depending on the model, this process may take extended time to complete, but requires no user interaction until completion. I'm trying to find pictures of the recovery console. I used the rescue data option on the vaio recovery center, and backed it up to an external drive. The repair runs for a while then gives up and says it can't fix the problem. I am very desperate to get this issue resolved on my Sony Vaio.
Hey guys, I work for my school's computer lab support. What you could check for is, any noises which don't sound right from the Drive. Please follow this solution only if your personal data is backed up or redundant. However, think of 'restart' as opposed to shutdown. That is illegal software, and is not to be mentioned on this forum. We can't send you anything. Ok, so for those who stumbled upon the same problem.
It, instead, goes directly to the upon boot. I don't install them for a couple of weeks now and get less problems with my and client's machines. Generation of new links for these products is throttled, and not every download is always available in every language. Hello andkobe, have you tried system restore it to an earlier date? I'm going to be working on it tomorrow and in order to save time and frustration I would love to hear you guys' suggestions and advice. There are so many recently. A shutdown then reboot seems to work.
It looks like you were able to solve the issue, but I can't understand exactly what you did to solve the issue. Then restore to a desirable date. If you're having the same problem as I did, when you boot up, startup repair will run but it will fail. Press the Enter key when the Edit Boot Options screen appears see figure 2. If you have further questions, please use the to get in touch, so that other users can also benefit from the discussion. . .