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Have a Sony Vaio PC VGC-RA837G when I turn it on I get the intel screen then the VAIO screen appears and it stops there. I have booted with the recovery disc and it enters recovery utility then gets to please wait and stops there. What else can I do?

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Sounds like you've got a problem with your hard drive.

An easy way to troubleshoot your system would be to (ON A WORKING COMPUTER)

Download and burn a copy of UBUNTU

Boot the non-working computer with the UBUNTU disc, check the top under PLACES to see if your hard drive and files appear.

If you need more help, let me know. There's a lot to cover.

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Reset to factory without disk


which operating system ?


Click the "Start" icon in the lower-left corner of the screen and click "All Programs." Click "VAIO Care" then click "VAIO Care" again. The VAIO Care program will open.


Click "Recovery & restore" on the left side of the VAIO Care window, then click "Recovery." Click "Recovery Computer" on the right side of the program window.



Click "Yes" to verify that you are aware the computer will be recovered to its original factory settings and that all of your personal files and programs will be erased.


The computer will restart and the recovery process will begin.

When the process is finished, the computer will restart again and boot up to the Windows 7 setup screen.


Recover Using Recovery Partition


Turn on or restart your Sony Vaio computer.


Press the "F10" key repeatedly when the Vaio logo appears on the screen during the boot process to be redirected to the Boot Options menu on your machine.


If the Boot Options menu does not appear by the time the Windows logo appears on your screen, let the computer finish booting up, then restart the computer and try again.


Highlight "VAIO Recovery Environment" in your Boot Options menu and press "Enter."


The VAIO Care program will appear on your screen.


Follow steps 2 and 3 in Section 1 to recover your Sony Vaio computer with Windows 7 to its original factory settings.


Recovery Using Recovery Discs


Insert the first recovery disc in your optical drive and restart your Sony Vaio computer.

The total number of recovery discs varies based on your Sony Vaio computer.


The Boot Options menu will appear on your screen. Highlight "Start Sony VAIO Care Rescue" using the arrow keys on the keyboard and press "Enter." The "VAIO Care Rescue" program will appear on the screen.


Click "Tools," then click "Start advanced recovery wizard." In the "Do you need to rescue your data?" window, click "Skip rescue."
Click "Factory condition," then click "Next." Click "Yes, I'm sure" when asked if you want to proceed with the recovery knowing that all of your personal files and programs will be erased. Click "Start Recovery." Remove and insert the recovery discs as prompted by the computer.

Remove the final recovery disc and click "Restart" when a message appears on the screen informing you that the recovery is complete.


The computer will boot up to the Windows 7 setup screen where you can begin personalizing your operating system

hope this helps

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I have a Sony Vaio all-in-one, model VGC-JS160J. For some reason my Vaio update appears not to be working. The current version of Vaio Update, I have is version 5.1.1.06090 when I click on icon it tells...


Hi.

You may download the latest version of the VAIO Update Software from below link:

http://s02.download.sony.com/US/pc/SOAVUD-00225916-0042.EXE

Once you install the latest version of the Software, please restart the Computer for the settings to take effect.

Installing the latest version of the VAIO Update Software should resolve the issue.

Hope this helps.

Please feel free to contact for further assistance.

Thank you.

Suresh

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i think the the cards have got the dust clean all the cards and install them

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Try when system is booting up, press F8 to come into boot choices.
Select last known good configuration.
select OS
if it still hangs try F8 again on boot and go into safe mode,

If neither way works the master boot record may be corrupt or viruses may be preventing boot up.

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