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After using the recovery DVD, my VAIO VGNFS40/W doesnt work.

I have a VAIO VGNFS740/W. I follow all the intructions to erase everything and I made 2 REcovery DVD. It worked well until when the computer re started, it stays in the windows screen. I dont knwo what happens. Can you help me?
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When you start or restart your computer hold down F8 and go into safe mode and let it boot up. then just try to restart it and see if it boots now by itself or not. if this is still not the case put the recovery/repair disk back into the drive and boot from the DVD instead and repair the OS. One of the two solutions should fix your problem, if this is not the case get back to me.

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2. Restart the Computer and press the F10 key when the Sony logo appears to check whether the Computer is able to access the VAIO Recovery Center.

NOTE: Restart the System, tapping the F10 key immediately. This should trigger the System to boot directly to the Recovery Partition, and initiate the VAIO Recovery Center, without requiring the Windows Operating System to load.

3. If you're able to access the VAIO Recovery Center, select the option 'Restore C: Drive' and follow the onscreen instructions to perform a C: Drive Recovery to resolve the issue.

4. Performing a C: Drive Recovery will erase all the data present in the C: Drive and will reinstall the pre-installed Operating System, Applications and the original Drivers.

For further information you may refer this link also:

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http://www.pctechbytes.com/vaio-recovery.htm

http://esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=PCGFRV27&news_id=8

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
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