Computer wont startup it cycles and repeats sony vaio pcv rx560
My computer will not start up. It boots and and gets to a screen where it
asks if I want to start windows normally. I do that and then the window xp
logo appears and then it reboots and starts all over again. Right after the
window xp logo appears something runs across the screen and disappears to
fast to see what it is.
I have norton internet and antivirus and the sp2 pack of windows xp
installed. However, I have not installed anything recently. Just prior to the
problem my comcast high speed internet went down and when it came on that is
when I had the problem.
I can boot from the CD-rom and have done a check with a cdrom norton and I
have no viruses, but it is not the latest viruses on the disk and I dont know
how to down load them onto the cdrom from norton site.
I am having the same problem however mine won't boot in to safe mode. Prior to this occurring I have been having problems with my battery holding a charge so I could only use it with it plugged in to the wall, I left my machine running overnight and hadn't noticed the power plug had come out of the wall. When I went to power it on this morning all I get is a message telling me that my machine wasn't powered down properly, if it was due to a battery problem select normal boot mode. No matter what boot mode I select it comes back to this screen.
Re: Computer wont startup it cycles and repeats sony vaio...
Ok, i do in fact know what your problem is, your OS (Operating system has crashed. this has happened to me several times. what you need to do to fix it, get a windows xp, or vista disc, and put it in the drive, u may want to press f2, and enable f12 setup, and put the disc in from the options on that selection menu, just wait for it to reinstall your software and your done, if u dont have a windows disc then ur screwed lol. just buy one.
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Re: Computer wont startup it cycles and repeats sony vaio...
There several possible reasons why your computer reboot after getting to the windows screen. one is a corrupt or incompatible driver that was installed on your system, try to boot on safe mode(press F8 during the POST(power on self test) for newer computer this will come as a flash on your screen, when you are being prompted how to you want to start windows just the safe mode then check if your computer will start up properly if it is then a driver or an application may have cause the boot problem try to perform a system restore and put the state back when it was working properly you can check out this link if your problem will fall on one of the following problem http://www.aumha.org/win4/a/shutdown.htm
Now if safe modem will not fix the problem, the boot.ini maybe corrupted, check this link on how to re-install/fix corrupted boot.ini http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330184 this process requires your Windows installation CD.
Hope this will help you solve your start up problem with your computer.
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Clear the saved passwords Sony VAIO Care, an application pre-installed on most Sony laptops, is designed to automatically check for computer updates and to assist you with troubleshooting and maintenance. The application is configured to start as soon as the computer powers on. Although Sony VAIO Care is helpful, it is not necessary for it to launch automatically, as having too many programs launch at startup can cause your computer to run slowly. You can disable VAIO Care so it does not run at startup.
Click on "Start," then click "All Programs." Click on the "Accessories" folder. Click on the "System Tools" folder and click "Task Scheduler." Type your Administrator password, if asked for one, and click "Continue." The Task Scheduler window appears. Click on "Task Scheduler Library" in the left pane. Click on "VAIO Care." Click "Disable" under the "Actions" heading on the right side of the window. Close the window. When you next start the computer, VAIO Care will not automatically run
Hi! Welcome to www.fixya.com. Recover From Within Windows 71Click 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. 2Click "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. 3Click "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 Partition1Turn on or restart your Sony Vaio computer. 2Press 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. 3Highlight "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 Discs1Insert 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. 2Click "Tools," then click "Start advanced recovery wizard." In the "Do you need to rescue your data?" window, click "Skip rescue." 3Click "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. 4Remove 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.
Read more: How to Recover Factory Settings on Sony Vaio Computer with Windows 7 ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_7680511_recover-vaio-computer-windows-7.html#ixzz1SY1sA7Sg
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2. Try booting the computer to Windows in safe mode by pressing the F8 key at startup.
3. If the issue persists, please check if the hard drive is listed with its volume (size) eg: 500GB in the BIOS main menu. Press F2 key at startup to enter BIOS.
4. If the hard drive is listed, perform a system recovery using the recovery console/partition by pressing the F10 key at startup. http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/documentLink.do?externalId=C1013184
5. If issue persists, please use the recovery discs or contact the sony service team to get the computer repaired.
The issue may be related to the operating system files. Getting the recovery partition re-imaged will be the best possible resolution.
Let it go until it stops on its own, sometimes windows updates restart the computer. If after say about 20min or there is obviously no progress restart your computer. As it boots up press F5 key to enter start up options screen. Enter in safe mode and run system restore and restore to a previous backup.
You will have to F8 during boot up and run a system restore I am assuming you are running vista...in the F8 boot screen there is a repair vista.. or something along those lines... The problem is a bad update that needs to be re done most likely Sp1