Go to Solution. So the VIAO recovery dicks do work, but the are sensitiove to anything around them. by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2009 10:30 PM PDT In reply to: No one has been able to solve this There is an issue of replacing hard drives with larger Source
you will have to get all of your drivers again, but at least your laptop can be used Did you even bother to read my post or did you just decide Downloaded all the drivers required from Sony's website. i just keep 30 chinese teenagers in my basement and force them to memorize numbers axmaster45 Joined Jul 2008 L6: Expert 1,624 Posts 375 Reputation Give Rep Follow User Send Message Also, the system recover partition is still there(?) and another partition"system reserved."I give up....I want my vaio back to factory settings....so i went on theSonystore siteto see if I could order https://community.sony.com/t5/VAIO-Upgrade-Backup-Recovery/VAIO-Restore-Not-Working/td-p/155897
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I think its the manufacturer cos according to specs on Sony site this laptop supports both type of disc drive. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 9 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions The Recovery Media Kit is completed. Restore disks are provided with the system.
I thought I might need recovery disks but I didnt. Got to disk #3, got error 320.Tried "factory restore" and "restore C Drive" still no go.Ran HD diagnostics no errors reported. P.S why would i reply to your post without reading it. https://community.sony.co.uk/t5/pcs-accessories/recovery-fails-to-start-both-from-disks-and-hard-drive-partition/td-p/258069 All rights reserved.
Screen is blank, power indicator is green If the power indicator is green but the computer screen is blank or stuck, follow any of these tips: Press the Alt and F4 A recovery disk is also known as a restore disc, repair disc, boot disc or rescue disk. Burned them to a CD. If you don't have the disks, use Easy Recovery Essentials for VAIO If you have the disks available, follow these instructions: Turn on your PC and insert the first disk in
Somewhere I did come across the information that holding (or pressing repeatedly) F10 would cause the computer to open differently (as I recall it goes directly to the 'enter safe mode' https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-vaio-recovery-discs-not-booting.1042829/ by R. If you do not have recovery disks available, the following links may help you, depending on the make of your machine. If you no longer have the recovery partition or the recovery disks, use Easy Recovery Essentials for VAIO You can find instructions below, for each case: If you can boot into
I have it all but can't find my original sound card. http://philgiebler.com/sony-vaio/sony-vaio-recovery-disks-not-working.html FAQ: How do I insert special characters in Word using a Mac? The message kept popping up. You will find a full list of Sony Service Partners in the UK here: -http://support.vaio.sony.eu/computing/vaio/contacts/asc.aspx?l=en_GB&m=VGN-FW31MGood Luck!
Any ideas? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Applicable Systems This Windows-related knowledgebase article applies to the following operating systems: Windows XP (all editions) Windows Vista (all editions) Windows 7 (all editions) Windows 8 (all editions) Windows 8.1 (all have a peek here For starters, Sony do not make hard drives, and what if you wanted to replace the hard drive yourself?
im afraid i didnt understand , i haven't seen that problem before, which step are you getting stuck on? Copy Link Copied to Clipboard Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Computer problem? Anyone have any ideas??System:2003 Sony ViaoWindows Xp Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Sony Viao recovery disk(s) won't work?
Even if you completely erase your hard drive previously, it does not matter. At the Recovery complete window, click Restart Follow the instructions on the screen to setup Windows 7 again If you have the recovery partition available, follow these steps: Turn on your Click Next Insert your first blank disk in the drive Click Next Continue with the rest of the CDs or DVDs When the "The Recovery Media Kit is complete" window appears, Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
I've tried 3 different disks so far and each 1 is the same. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Slickdeals, LLC. Check This Out Do you have a great deal to share with the Slickdeals community?
Thanks for your details View all 10 comments Report ,jksdf- Mar 24, 2010 11:22AM wait, so after the whole process, ur sony is like brand new, the way u bought it? Best regards The Sony Massive Reply 0 Kudos Report Content Blencogo Expert 11,393 Posts October 2011 Recovery fails to start - both from disks and hard drive partition (VGN-FW31M) Options Mark My advice, when it comes to blank DVDs, stick with major brands. The first prompt was for "Language", which I selected, but unfortunately I then turned off the laptop as I hadn't intended to perform a recovery at that stage.
How can I by pass the Hard Drive? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Your computer may restart several times during this process. What to do ?
tried to unistall/reinstall.After unistall, computer would not boot, no operating system found.Ran Recovery Disks. That is NOT A BUG!And I see that while you have the original 80GB I wonder if you tried running DBAN (see google) to wipe all connected drives clean. Even the hinges on the FW31M are badly designed and my power button broke a year ago after a minor tap. Close this program, restart your computer, then start the process again with a new disc.
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