Question about Sony VAIO VGC-V517G PC Desktop
ONE DAY ALL OF THE POWER WENT OUT IN MY HOUSE, THEN IT CAME BACK ON LIKE 2 MINUTES LATER, AND WHEN I TRY TO TURN MY COMPUTER ON IT GOES RIGHT TO A BLUE SCREEN THAT SAYS
"A PROBLEM HAS BEEN DETECTED AND WINDOWS HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER.
I NEED HELP TO TRY AND FIX THIS PROBLEM. I TRIED TO RESTART MY COMPUTER AND UN PLUG IT BUT THAT DIDN'T WORK.
Sound like master boot record got screwed
get a XP home or pro edition cd. boot from CD. (not sure if your computer will boot from cd rom check bios to make sure option is active to boot from CD rom)
hit any key to start from cd
wait for screen to come up
Look for the repair or (r) option to come up
goto R for repair
repair area should come up
then type in FIXMBR hit enter, hit Y to confirm
then type in FIXBOOT hit enter hit Y to confirm
should work. if not you might to reinstall the OS again
Posted on Jun 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Right click the free area on your desktop, choose Properties, go to Settings tab and change the display resolution slider to the native resolution of your display, which is I beleive 1280x768 pixels.
Posted on Oct 29, 2009
A Driver is a small piece of software, that allows the Operating System to 'communicate' with a device.
Windows XP is an example of an Operating System. (O/S)
A typical device?
An Optical drive, (CD/DVD), Mouse, Keyboard, and Graphics card, are a few examples.
This is Sony eSupport, and the Drivers download page, for the Sony Vaio VGC-V517G Notebook PC,
Go down to the third file listing -
CD/DVD Drives - 2file(s)
Left-click on the + sign before,
CD/DVD Drives -2file(s)
If your optical drive is the Sony DW-D56A, download the second file listed,
(Sony DW-D56A DVD -+RW Optical Drive Firmware Update Utility)
I also suggest you download the first file listed also.
Download both files. Open one at a time. Open one file, then install the file. Then open the other file, install it.
Go to the right, and left-click on the icon that looks like a blue World, with a green down arrow under it.
On the next page go to the right, and left-click on that same icon again. (Under the - Download Now - heading)
Should you need additional info, or help with the above, come back, and state so in a comment.
Or ,have I understood your problem wrongly? If so state it in a comment. Allow me the chance to give you the right information, before you rate the solution.
Posted on Jan 02, 2010
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