Question about Sony PCV-RS420 (027242635845) PC Desktop

1 Answer

Recovery discs Hi, I took the advice given here and tried to acquire the Sony Viao pcvrs420 recovery discs from Sony so I could recover my pc but they nolonger have the said discs. They wouldn't recommend a third party vendor either. Is there anyone that can assist me in acquiring these discs or recommend a vendor that I can purchase these discs from. I had actually made the discs back in 2002 but i have since then moved houses numerous times and cant seem to locate all my discs. Thanks very much and greatly appreciate all the help.

Posted by on

  • temkhabana Dec 12, 2008

    I tried creating the set, and the dvd portion was OK, but when it tried to create the cd-r disk, it failed, and now my drive does not work. What is on the cd-r vs. the dvd, and can I make one with another computer? Does anyone have just the cd-r file? any help would be appreciated. I deleted the upper and lower filters from the registry without backing up due to the drive problem and now I am really screwed.

  • temkhabana Dec 12, 2008

    I made the dvd recovery disk, but the cd-r failed. How can I get the d-r only and what is on this. Can I use another type of boot disk with the dvd the recovery program created?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 981 Answers

Since it would be an older machine by now, no; don't bother.  Unless you really loved the out-of-box experience with that machine, you can get much more value from using TimeMachine or a USB backup image drive, or similar such backup/restore software.  If you'd rather, keep a text log on a flash drive or such (which can easily hold a LiveCD like Knoppix) about all the basic things you want to be working on the machine, e.g. utilities for spare buttons, logitech mouse drivers, the screen's native resolution; those things.  They can save you much more time than having discs of system stuff not updated since 2005!

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sony viao keep trying to recover using Sony disks but disk 7 brings this message


Is it a Factory recovery DVD? What does it say on the disk label? Have you tried a Factory Recovery from your recovery partition?

Jan 05, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My Viao wont get past the Viao logo and tells me that no operations system can be found & the recovery utility won't load


put recovery disc in to drive reboot press F2 to go into boot options, set cd/dvd rom to first boot save and exit reboot.when all done F2 again and then Press F9 set to default.
hope this helps.

Apr 29, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGN-NR120E/S Notebook

1 Answer

Hi laptop error 203 when making recovery disc 2 using packard bell recovery management. the disc is OK & tried restart and doing it all again disc 1 burns ok. what's the answer please


Try another new dvd and it should be a dvd -r. havn't had good luck with dvd + r or dvd r/w when making recover disks.

never try to reuse a dvd or cd that has given you an error. toss it.

Apr 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Recovery Error 320


I had error 305: 69 when I tried to repair my sony vgn-ns160d using the recovery disc1. I called sony support and they told me that me hard drive was defective and needed to be replaced. they did not want to send me new recovery discs beause I was out of warranty. I copied the recovery disc at slow speed on another computer and tried rebooting the sony laptop with my fresh copy of the recovery disc. and it WORKED! it was not my HD that was defective it was their recovery disc! sonys support is non existent! trying to sell me a new hard drive!

Jul 07, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NR498E/S Notebook PC

7 Answers

Recovery error 320 on sony vaio laptop


Ketanvasu your an idiot....If he's trying to recover the laptop obviously the thing isn't working...so how the hell is he supposed to burn cd's genius?

May 09, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NR498E/S Notebook PC

2 Answers

SOny Viao


Lets try this, Seprate you hardrive if you can (use this link for a step by step advice : http://laptoplogic.com/resources/detail.php?id=43). Once you have the hard drive seprated test it using a USB connector (or get it tested). If your hard drive works fine then just re-assebling it into the machine should work, else my friend we need to get the hard drive replaced for good.

Mar 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hi kbdesign, I tried to recover from the recovery discs that I created using the media kit recovery disc wizard.


tap the F10 key while the Sony window is up which should take it into the recovery mode.

Mar 14, 2009 | Sony VAIO FRV27 Notebook

2 Answers

Recovery


Since the "recovery" partition is no longer there, your only option is to request a CD recovery disk from Sony. This will allow you to rebuild the PC to the factory starting point. You will need to provide proof of ownership +/or license.

Dan

Jun 10, 2008 | Sony PCV-RS420 (027242635845) PC Desktop

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony PCV-RS420 (027242635845) PC Desktop Logo

Related Topics:

57 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18354 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Sony Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...