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For bootup the VXN-TX650P doesnot start with start button.

The laptop had fallen from my hand at the airport.
It doesnot start with the start button, but was starting with the AV button for some time after the fall. But now suddenly
With pressing the AV button it starts but then stops immediately giving and error message
"The instant mode application could not be found
To recover from this error please restart the system and run recover image"

What to do ?

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  • Ramesh Suri
    Ramesh Suri Jan 28, 2009

    I have been to he SONY service centre and they say it is a software problem and they donot look after software problems.

    Know the Sony service centre in Delhi which looks after the software problems, then please send me the contact.

  • Jay
    Jay May 11, 2010

    Your laptop might have detected an error in the hard drive and is trying to recover from this fatal error. But doing so might wipe your hard drive clean and you will loose all your personal data. Better have it serviced so that you can have your data retrieved.


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If you have important docs, remove the hard drive and purchase a sata to usb connector/psu from ebay to recover your docs on another machine, then reload the hard drive and tap the f10 key. this will allow you to restore the hard drive, you will have options to restore follow the one that best suits you and you are home free!

Good Luck!

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