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I have Sony Vaio PCG VX88 model. i cant boot From Removable Drive as Well i have another External Samsung DVD Drive. i cant boot from that External DVD drive Also . I already tried a lot and do all changes in BIOS setting. but cant boot From any removable or CD Drive option. i also tried to make Boot able USB also. but cant get success in that also. :( My XP OS is Corrupted i cant Load XP Normal As well Safemode. so i want to Install XP again so Please let me know if any way i can Insatll XP in my laptop. ?

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SOURCE: CMOS Battery

you want to be looking for the rtc(real time clock) which is a little unit not much bigger than ur thumb nail.next to it youll find the battery(sometimes heat sealed with plastic.)if you remove this battery for about 5 mins then replace it or in ur case maybe renew it this will reset bios to factory(also method for bypass passwords as every thing is reset)
you might also wanna check ur video card.(connections and dust)

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SOURCE: Bios password problem Sony vaio PCG-7Z2L

You'll need to contact Sony to reset a BIOS password. You can contact them here:

http://esupport.sony.com/perl/select-system.pl?PRODTYPE=1,24,26,66,9,70,5,72

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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SOURCE: How Do I Boot A Sony VAIO PCG-Z505LS model # PCG-531A?

The BIOS one can usually be eliminated  by disconnecting the battery and shorting the terminals, if necessary, then plugging the battery back in.    The administrator pass work can sometimes be gotten around by pressing the F8 while loading,then changing it.   The most undesirable option is to reformat and buy another OS.   Sorry for the hard time.  

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: i need to flush my bios.forgot password. Sony vaio pcg-7g1m

Try This:
Reseat the CMOS battary:

How to Change/Reset a BIOS password Posted on 30 December 2008
Tags: Tech News, Tutorials If you are a normal computer user who has forgot his BIOS password and you are unable to access to your BIOS, then you need a simple way to change your BIOS. Its not that hard because you just need a simple trick to reset your BIOS password.
Open your CPU cabinet after switching OFF the power and then try to locate the CPU battery which can be found very easily. Once you locate your battery you need to remove it once and restart your PC without the battery.

cmos-battery-check.png Note : Once you remove your battery from the mother board, you will find that all your time settings in your computer would be lost, and some softwares may stop working which are based on your computer time.
bios-password-change.png

You need to shut down your PC again and now add back the battery which will enable you the time saving feature and also reset your BIOS password.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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SOURCE: who to bypass sony vaio bios password

It is not easy to unlock Sony Vaio Laptops Bios Passwords.
I was searching and i found this
http://www.spunlock.com

They have remote unlock for sony vaio laptops and have been recomended.

Regards,

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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