If i turn it on, it will go to the black screen, that talks about an improper shutdown, with the options for Safe Mode, Safe mode with networking. Commercial disks such as Windows installers carefully put both formats on the disk so they work in any machine. If I try pressing, or holding down the F10 key. Luckily the Vaio has a setting for Legacy boot. Every time I start my computer, it loads up past the motherboard screen then stops in a black screen. It is technically illegal and asking can get you booted off these forums. This forum has some of the best people in the world available to help.
The disc and drive work fine otherwise. This is the first time I have seen this problem. I can now boot my dvd. . To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
Could this have been a virus? This forum has some of the best people in the world available to help. I managed to get into the disk managment. The hard disk light just pulses every couple seconds. I was not trying to install or upgrade nothing, was not trying to change form vista to xp or so. This is the modern way and works great with Win 7-64.
Scroll to the bottom of the help page you will see and click on Launch Vaio Recovery Center. I have an Aspire 8920G laptop. I'll post back here if I ever get a resolution. Nice feature I thought, and choose to exit arcade through the exit feature. As you have mentioned, I'm trying to be as careful as possible to avoid any mis-edits. This is the modern way and works great with Win 7-64. If not, then you will have to buy a set from Sony.
Luckily the Vaio has a setting for Legacy boot. But I have very real doubts that it will work for you now, since the F10 key doesn't function as it should. I have Windows Vista Home Premium preinstalled with no installation nor recovery disks delivered. My first reaction is to blame Sony. Once I set that, it booted from the optical drive no problem. The only thing I've found is that sometimes you need to reboot and run Startup Repair a second or even third time for it to resovle problems.
I notified Sony support so maybe someone else will be spared these problems. Once I set that, it booted from the optical drive no problem. I notified Sony support so maybe someone else will be spared these problems. Luckily the Vaio has a setting for Legacy boot. But i'm a bit frightened. And now it enters its final state - Its virtually dead :. Is there any hope at all of restoring to factory settings???? I notified Sony support so maybe someone else will be spared these problems.
Never be afraid to ask. Never be afraid to ask. Untick time to display list of operating systems unless dual booting Untick time to display recovery option Hope this helps Thank you very much, this worked perfectly. I can now boot my dvd. It ran its tool, told me to click the restart button.
Ok, I finally figured this out. I think my Master Boot Record has somehow been altered to offer this screen every time I boot up. If you're still able to login into a functional desktop, open Acer eRecovery Management and select Restore System to Factory Default. I eventually had to force power down, since crtl alt delete didn't work. Just wanted to say, I found this looking for a reason why I got the 'edit boot options' screen on bootup on my stinkpad running windows 7. Or maybe I haven't fixed enough computers yet? I have the same issue and it works for me. I notified Sony support so maybe someone else will be spared these problems.