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Continus Rebooting Hi My Sony Vaio Laptop continues to reboot and never sets up for use. Dennis

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  • asicscb Jan 05, 2009

    I can't even access where to start windows in "Safe Mode" Is their certain bottons to hold down to get access since this just continues to boot up and shuts down all with a black screen. A blue screen pops up but onlyfor 2 secs.

  • asicscb Jan 05, 2009

    I held the delete key through the boot up process and nothing happened. I did press the F8 buttom and that told me that I had some missing files. I will go home tonight and look for the recovery/boot disk. Thanks for all the help. I'll let you know if I find my disk

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    Bill Gilhooly May 11, 2010

    Have you tried holding down the " F8 " key in the top row on your keyboard, while it is trying to restart? If that won't work, try holding down the " Delete " key while it reboots, this should give you some boot options.

  • Bill Gilhooly
    Bill Gilhooly May 11, 2010

    Just in case your not sure how to start in safe mode, there are slight differences between operating systems but all require pressing the F8 key.
    Go here for help.


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Solution #1: remove HDD then remove DDR, that should discharge all the caps.
solution #2: replace DDR's 

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If non of these things are working for you, there is another option, your computer should have come with a recovery/boot disk. Get that disk into your cd rom drive and force the computer to boot from the cd. Just hold down the " C " key while rebooting to force boot from cd.

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    Keep me updated. Let me know if I can be of further assistance.


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I just had to do this this morning. And now i am talking to you on my vaio. Start windows in safe mode and open the "run" box from the start menu. In the run box type msconfig. When the window pops up click on the startup tab and un-check any of the programs you do not need to start with windows. Let me know if this works for you or just if you need more help

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    Dan rogers Jan 05, 2009

    if you are running xp try pressing the F10 button. That is what it requires on my computer. Reguardless you will need to boot into safe mode to fix this problem if the boot disk does not work

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    Dan rogers Jan 06, 2009

    Today When i got into the office my laptop started doing the same thing again. When i finally got to look at the Blue Screen Of Death it came up as a cpu error or a cpu controller error. I know for mine the only thing i can do is replace the computer. Unless i want to install windows every couple of days.(No thanks)


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