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The notebook can not enter windows

When i turn on the notebook it only appear booting section ( safe mode, start with windows normally, etc), hard drive light is on but there is no action. how about solution for my sony vgn-ux280p.
thank you for the answer and pls tell me how can i do?

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  • enginer_bali Oct 23, 2008

    I have try to install the windows but when format process the pc become stag in about 35%, so i think the hard drive is damaged. Can you help me where to buy the hard drive of vaio vgn-ux280p?....

    I read that the type of hard drive is Toshibha MK 4009 GAL, i have try to buy here ( in indonesia )..but this type is not available in indonesia...

    Thank you for replying my mail



    Regards,



    ( Dwi S. )

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I have the same problem you have the recovery media kit, to reinstall windows?

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You probably have a problem with your operating system and will need to install windows again. You need to find the Windows XP installing CD that came with your laptop and also the drivers CD.
If you have found it, put the XP CD in and restart the computer and when the message says "Press any key to boot from CD" appears, press a key.
Then follow instructions to install Operating system.
If you format your Hard drive, all your data will be deleted so it might be good to backup your data by removing the Hard drive and buy a 2.5" HDD reader and get all the data off before you format or reinstall windows

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

  • The Tech Oct 23, 2008

    You do not need to buy an exact copy of your current hard drive but you need one thats the same size eg. 1.8", 2.5", 3.5"
    According to the model number its a mini PC. At a size that small i think its a 1.8" hard drive and as far as i know, only Toshiba makes them. I don't know how your going to buy one but you can try buying online. I guess thats the only way... Unless you want to send it back to the retailer or SONY to get it fixed...
    If its less than 1 year old you still can get warranty.


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