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Sony vaio ns series notebook windows failed to start. it displays two options; 1. launch startup repair 2. start windows normally. first i click the second option but it didn't work. next i click the first option and, then a message appeared, it says; " a problem has detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. if this screen appears again, follow these steps: The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI complaint. Technical information: ***STOP: 0x000000A5 ( 0x00000011, 0x00000008, 0xFFD11010, 0x20051117 ) " help me please... thank you!

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The issue may appear due to several reasons such as Windows Update or any recent hardware or software changes in the computer.

1. Please reset the BIOS to default values.
http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/documentLink.do?externalId=C96925

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.

Posted on May 24, 2011

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