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new viao 7 user with a problem, can u help me?

Q: new viao 7 user with a problem, can u help me?

hi all,
got a sony viao VGN-NW20EF for xmas with windows 7 and im liking it already (lasst os i used was xp not vista)
but i have already stumbled across a problem

when i go to put music on my laptop i go to
documents/music
and put it in there
BUT i want it in mmy libary in media player so i dragged it all into there but it doesnt reconsise it when i re-open media player so im all a it confused

thank you if you guys cna help

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A: new viao 7 user with a problem, can u help me?

Hi

This may be of some help:

Media Center- Setup Movie Library

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/50769-new-viao-7-user-problem-can-u-help-me.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/viao-fullscreen-problem-320240.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-cd-drive-problem.289835/
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Problem seems to be: no voltage on the firewire socket to "turn on" the DVD writer.
Windows says Firewire drivers are "working normally".
Is this likely a hardware or software problem ?
Thanks, [email protected]
 

A:Sony Viao firewire problem

There should be an external power supply for that DVD writer. A firewire port doesn't have the power to run that drive.

Storage_man
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-firewire-problem.376515/
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A:Sony Viao shutting down problem.

It really sounds like a bad battery pack. If you know how, you could check the battery with a voltmeter. Though that would not be a definitive test, if the voltage matched (nearly) the stated voltage on the sticker, the battery may be all right.

Has the battery had a lot of use? How old is it?

Some batteries actually conduct electricity when they are ruined and may be shorting out your internal charger.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/sony-viao-shutting-down-problem.116192/
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Many thanks.
 

A:Sony viao lap top start up problem...

Did the previous jack become broken or defective in a way that could have caused other damage, maybe to the display adapter?

During your repair could anything have been loosened or damaged by static electricity?

I think that the Hardware forum is more appropriate than the Windows 7 forum, so I will move the thread (at least for now).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-lap-top-start-up-problem.1142107/
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A:viao vgn-ns10l wireless problem.

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thank u.

A:Blurry screen on my sony viao...could this be a windows vista problem?

Does it happen in BIOS setup screen? Does it happen on an external monitor? If it only happen in Windows, try updating your video drivers and keep your Windows updated. If symptoms persist, try to go back to a previous restore point.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/blurry-screen-on-my-sony-viao-could-this-be-a-windows-vista-problem-368997.html
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A:Solved: Windows 7 User Account Problem(Transparent User Picture)

Good morning,

solved it. Disabled the admin account, and removed the pw of my useraccount.
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A:sony viao

Not sure if you can take it apart, and just use another power supply for a little while - isolate it down to that.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao.699543/
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When you say System Restore do you mean a System Recovery to Factory Defaults? As opposed to the Windows System Restore which just takes you back a few days?
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viao-in-us-settings.149632/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-need-information.85591/
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A:New Viao screen went dark

If you bought the notebook this recent- it is possible it may still be covered under warranty.

You may have a power supply issue - is your computer running on batteries?

or

You have a video cable (internal) that is loose.

Other possibilities include you may have set it on power save mode. Screens will dim to save battery power.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-viao-screen-went-dark.51078/
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take a look at these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...TMATCH&Description=usb+video+adapter&x=6&y=29
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-to-vga-for-2nd-monitor-viao-all-inone.1001969/
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A:HJT log for sloooow Sony Viao

Quote:




Please note that all instructions given are customised for this computer only, the tools used may cause damage if used on a computer with different infections.

If you think you have similar problems, please post a log in the HJT forum and wait for help.





Hello and welcome to the forums

My name is Katana and I will be helping you to remove any infection(s) that you may have.

Please observe these rules while we work:
1. If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.
2. Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
3. Please continue to respond until I give you the "All Clear"
(Just because you can't see a problem doesn't mean it isn't there)

If you can do those three things, everything should go smoothly :D

Please Note, your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use.
Be assured, any links I give are safe

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I apologize for the delay in responding, but as you can probably see the forums are quite busy.
Unfortunately there are far more people needing help than there are helpers.

If you still require help please post a fresh HJT log along with the following
Installed Programs

Please could you give me a list of the programs that are installed.Start HijackThis
Click on the Misc Tools button
Click on the Open Uninstall Manager button.
You will see a list with the programs installed in your computer.
Click on save list button and specify where you would like to save this file.
When you press Save button a notepad will open with the contents of that file.
Simply copy and paste the contents of that notepad into your next post.

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A:Sony Viao PCG-7G2L

If your problem is you can not boot up from CD , there are two options

1- Bios settings that should be configured to boot up from CD first.
2- Your CD is not bootable, try another one.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-pcg-7g2l.1064868/
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[email protected]
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-t2300-some-help-please.765995/
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Thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Sony Viao: Win XP Installer Does Nothing

I think I may have found the problem, but am not sure how to fix it. My /boot partition is curently ext3 and not FAT32, which is probably why the windows installer is acting inept. But how to change the file system type without damaging (the access to) the hard drive?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-win-xp-installer-does-nothing.573464/
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a VERY Frustrated Tanya C-McC
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viao-media-tv-frustration.273124/
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A:Sony Viao Lap top question.

did you get any recovery CD's - often you will get a CD that will put the system back to how you purchased it.
OR/AND
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-lap-top-question.455802/
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A:Sony VIAO laptop

Naheed if the thing is working ok then I would just leave it as is.

As a general rule adaptors generally put out more volts than the device that is attached to them for example cars charging system (the adaptor) will run from anything between 13.8 - 16 volts - it is the battery that will take only what it requires in volts. Another example is a good quality charger I have that charges 1.5 volt (AA batteries) at the terminals actually puts out 4.99volts so the battery is the deciding factor in that circuit.
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See this power supply - Why do many laptops run on 19 volts? - Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/331506-sony-viao-laptop.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/too-low-sound-on-viao-pcg8m2m-490287.html
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A:User Profile/ User Creation Problem

Other things discovered while working on this:
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- "Manage Computer" does not show "Users & Groups".
 
These are only available in the Pro version of Windows 7.
 
You should not need to rename the hidden Administrator group. When logging into the Hidden Administrator Account you activated, you cannot create a new user in Control Panel?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/562590/user-profile-user-creation-problem/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-notebook-question.237131/
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The following links may be of some use:Windows XP Backup Made EasyUsing the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard in Windows XP

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/155206/backup-disk-for-sony-viao/
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driver robot
adverts for sony ...50 dollars

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viao-laptop-fn-key-driver-for-vista.540164/
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A:Move HDD from Sony Viao desktop to AMD can it be done?

You have the choice of either try booting from a recovery CD (like Knoppix) or removing the drive and connecting it to a different computer to try copy/recovering the files

See How to recover your folders/files when Windows won?t boot
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/move-hdd-from-sony-viao-desktop-to-amd-can-it-be-done.163979/
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A:Sony Viao missing Cd/Dvd rom driver?

No driver is needed if XP or Vista. The OS suppoorts these drives natively (in 99.9% of cases).

Try:

1. Click on START button, the click on RUN.

2. Enter REGEDIT and press Enter.

3. When REGEDIT starts, open up the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Control/Class/
{4D36E965-E325 -11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.

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"Lowerfilters"
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Or you can download this reg file to do the same thing. Or CDGone Variant.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-missing-cd-dvd-rom-driver.705241/
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A:touchpad sensitivity on SONY Viao

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Lindaw1954


Help! I have read through the other posts regarding this topic, and cannot find a solution for my particular situation. The mouse I use is a LogiTech M325, but when I go to the mouse settings, it does not find it. This problem is getting so bad that I have almost stopped using this computer. My husband has a Toshiba with Vista, and does not have this issue.

Thanks for your time.


When you purchased the mouse, was there a CD with drivers on it in the box? If so, try installing the drivers and see what that does for you.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/264875-touchpad-sensitivity-sony-viao.html
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Welcome carbs4beer.

Have you tried a basic USB mouse instead of a phone/camera?

Do any of the USB ports on the laptop work?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/sony-viao-windows-7-usb-issues-621041.html
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A:Solved: Need to get into Sony VIAO desktop

You can find a link to the "System Reference Manual" PDF file on this page at the Sony web site:

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=PCVRX465DS

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-need-to-get-into-sony-viao-desktop.906735/
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John

A:[SOLVED] Sony Viao SVT141A11L

I found this finally, if this helps anyone else.


You are getting the “secure boot failed” message because all Windows 8 certified machines now have a UEFI BIOS feature called Secure Boot. Secure Boot prevents any boot code from running that is not signed with a recognized signature. Since this is new in Windows 8, Window 7 boot media will not have a signed boot image, causing the Secure Boot to fail.
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-sony-viao-svt141a11l-688820.html
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A:[SOLVED] Vista Viao survey

Hi. . .

Go into services.msc and disable the Vaio survey. It is not necessary for system operation.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-vista-viao-survey-291524.html
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MY drive D has 14.90 vs 3.30 Gb

I need to free memory from C to be able to difrag ........
I am worried my PC will crash pretty soon.

PLease help me if you think you can

Notes:

1. I have used Mc.Fee cleaning system but it does not seem to do much any more........... No big difference.
2. I have moved personal docts to D = does not seem to matter either !
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R Rother

A:URGENT / SONY VIAO Laptop

1.3GB of space should be more than sufficient space to defrag. If it was 1.3MB than it would make more sense? Maybe adding more physical memory would be your answer.

You can redirect your print spooler to your D: drive. Go to Start - Printers and Faxes. Click on File - Server Properties. Click on the Advanced tab (see attached). Let me know if this helps.

- Dapunisher
Webmaster of BestTests.com

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/urgent-sony-viao-laptop-73186.html
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A:CD/DVD Drive disappeared on Sony Viao (XP)

Hi Arianne

Go to Start-->> Right Click on My Computer-->> Manage-->> Disk Management and see if you can locate the CD/DVD Drive there, if so please change the drive letter and restart your computer.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cd-dvd-drive-disappeared-on-sony-viao-xp-445731.html
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A:[SOLVED] Sony Viao won't see hard drive

Hi Shadowspy,

It looks like the Sony laptop you have supports has a 160GB HDD installed as a default. Does the Sony support the HDD you have purchased? Is that new HDD you purchase have a higher storage capacity than the 160GB HDD?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-sony-viao-wont-see-hard-drive-563261.html
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A:Just ordered a Sony VIAO F series notebook

It looks more than capable for those basic needs... my only potential problem is that its a Sony... but Good luck!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/just-ordered-a-sony-viao-f-series-notebook.935410/
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A:F12 no boot menu available on Sony VIAO laptop

I think you need to use F2 to get into the bios and then use the boot order and change to removable drive / usb
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/f12-no-boot-menu-available-on-sony-viao-laptop.976432/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/samsung-viao-windows-7-an-unhappy-bunny.1163633/
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Sony eSupport - VGN-AR590E - Support

As of now the onboard microphone does not work at all. Please help.

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A:Sony Viao VGN-AR590E Help with internal microphone

Does the mic work at all, if so, then it's a problem with yahoo settings, somewhere.

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/286221-sony-viao-vgn-ar590e-help-internal-microphone.html
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A:Help Please need info to disassemble sony viao PCG-7L1L

Here is a site which aggregates lots of repair manuals, and the Sony Vaio page:
http://www.laptoprepair101.com/index.php?s=vaio

which points to a document that applies to all VGN-FSxxx laptops--your PCG-7L1L is actually a VGN-FS9x0.
http://home.comcast.net/~nw_systems/vgnFS.pdf

And here's a page for replacement parts:
http://www.laptoppartsexpert.com/c-51951-pcg-7l1l.html

-Jared Oberhaus
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-please-need-info-to-disassemble-sony-viao-pcg-7l1l.778494/
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A:viao pcg-8s2p won't boot NTDETECT failed.

this should resolve your problem http://support.microsoft.com/kb/242112

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/viao-pcg-8s2p-wont-boot-ntdetect-failed-459040.html
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Could this be a Sony rootkit in action...stopping any reproduction of video's / music?
Could the drive be failing...if so, is there some diagnotics(sp) software I could run on it?
 

A:Solved: Sony Viao...DVD drive will read...

Hiya

Are you still having this problem? If so, have you tried using another make of disk? Plus, what happens if you put a music cd in, does the drive read it?

Regards

eddie
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sony-viao-dvd-drive-will-read.647000/
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A:sony viao VGC-RB30 not detecting monitor

Well...can you tell us why you elected for format the system?
 
Can you boot into safe mode?
 
Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/594956/sony-viao-vgc-rb30-not-detecting-monitor/
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when i turn on the notebook, the sound kicks in after about 45 secs. then you hear it for about 3 mins and then the Computer just shuts down, like it gave up on its self.

any ideas?

oh by the way, i tried opening the notbook and i took out every god damn screw and it still wont come apart. I'm just really piss that i spend 100 dollars on a HD and its not working still.

help plese, thanks.

[email protected]
 

A:Sony VIAO...hearing buzzing sound

Bump....helllo??????????
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-hearing-buzzing-sound.442349/
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My Sony Viao laptop will not startup. When I hit the power button, I get the Viao splash screen and then nothing happens. I have tried booting into safe mode but can't and even tried doing a memory scan but nothing is helping.

The computer is running Vista. I even tried with a startup cd and the computer still will not start up. Reseating memory had not effect either.

Help!!! Thanks in advance!

Take care,

Zires

A:Sony Viao PCG-7V2L Laptop Won't Startup

Hey,

I'm sorry...but I still need help...please!!!

Thanks

Zires

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/321361/sony-viao-pcg-7v2l-laptop-wont-startup/
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Thanks.
 

A:Sony Viao Laptop DVD drive will not open

ElvisIsKing said:

I was attempting to do a system restore and power went down. Now, when I reboot, there is a blank screen and I can't get the DVD drive to open so I can insall the Sony system restore disc.
How can I open the drive when the computer is not starting properly?
Thanks.Click to expand...

have u check if theres a little hole in the drive that u can open with out the computer on
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-laptop-dvd-drive-will-not-open.612298/
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A virus (I had a recent virus attack so bad had to reformat hard drive; but keyboard worked immediately afterward).

Any guidance greatly appreciated. I'm afraid I'll soon lose all keyboard functioning and will be up the creek. I don't have a lot of money, can't just buy a new computer.

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A:Solved: Viao mini PCI wifi card upgrade

Well the A/B/G card is going to be faster if you have a receiver that is compatible with A.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-viao-mini-pci-wifi-card-upgrade.314319/
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A:My Sony viao Desktop PCV-77662 Wont boot

You're floppy has failed. Open the side of the case and unplug the floppy power and IDE cable from the motherboard. See if it will boot up now.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/my-sony-viao-desktop-pcv-77662-wont-boot-596696.html
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T7200 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400, 64 Mb
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Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Disabled

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BIG HUGE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE...................and you'll get another one later
 

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Hi,

I have just bought myself a new sony vaio laptop and im applauded at the amount of pre-installed bloat (30+ pieces of useless software).

1. is there any way i can use the recovery partition and bypass the bloat installing?
or
2. if i get hold of a dodgy copy of home premium OEM can I use that with my serial number to preform a clean install (leaving the recovery partition)? missing drivers etc is no problem.

cheers

A:Home Premium Clean Install Without Viao Bloat

Yes, most tech enthusiasts find a clean copy DVD of their version to clean reinstall without bloatware using Product Key stickered to machine.

You do not want a "dodgy" copy, however. Your first choice should be to borrow one from a friend which you can copy using ImgBurn, or if it is a different version extract ISO using ImgBurn, then use ei.cfg removal tool to unlock all versions to burn to DVD: Ei.cfg Removal Utility Lets You Use Any Product Key With Your Windows 7 Disc

If you must download it, then be sure to check the HASH against official HASH sum to make sure nothing has been added. Also rightclick scan with your AV as soon as downloaded.

Make your recovery disks or a save a Win7 backup image so you have a path back to factory condition in case of sale or needing hardware warranty repair, then wipe the HD for cleanest possible install: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation Or delete other partitions using installer if you want to save Recovery partition which may not run anyway after clean reinstall.

Clean Install Windows 7

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/97974-home-premium-clean-install-without-viao-bloat.html
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le pcla detecte m? il ne me donne aucune information pour y acceder quand j'appuie sur
'' retier le p?riph?riqueen toute s?curit? ... " il me donne la main de retirer la carte sd !!!!

donc mon pc detecte le materiel m? je peut pas acc?der m?me probleme pour un USB 2.0

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A:Probleme de lecture de donnés sd card sony viao vpc-F13

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Hello I have a sony viao i5 pc vpc - f13 and I have a problem delecture sd card device management gives the driver all are in good condition when I inserted an SD card the CALL program detects m? it gives me no information to be reached when I press ' P?riph?riqueen the safe -keeper ... " he gave me his hand to remove the SD card !!!! so my pc detects the hardware m? I can not access the same problem for a USB 2.0 Please if you can help me I will be very grateful and thank you in advance

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A:sony viao in the bios wont recognize the cdrom

The Optical Drive is the CD-ROM drive.

Have you changed the boot order so that the optical drive is the first boot device? Do you know for sure the Windows XP disc is good and bootable? What happens when you try to boot the Windows disc?

The exact model of the Vaio from the sticker on the bottom would be good to post too.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sony-viao-in-the-bios-wont-recognize-the-cdrom.1094369/
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A:SONY VIAO- the famous key that bring you to factory restore!!

Hello Ash,

It's F8, but here's the link below from Sony with full details on how.

View Document

Hope this helps,
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pcg-5j5m-sony-viao-keyboard-removal.1024650/
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A:Reinstalling Windows 7 on Sony Viao (without disc drive)

Hi Okio,

If you want to reinstall Windows but do not have an installation disk your best bet is to download the Win7 Disc images again, which you can torrent or download from sites like Digital River. If you torrent it you can usually choose which version of Win7 you would like so can choose the version you have the paid license for.

To create a bootable USB simply unpack the ISO onto the USB and boot it up in BIOS.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/202565-reinstalling-windows-7-sony-viao-without-disc-drive.html
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A:Blue Screens of Death - On 6-month old Viao laptop.

closing this thread - continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/967572-blue-screens-death-6-month.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/blue-screens-of-death-on-6-month-old-viao-laptop.967569/
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A:pioneer dvd-rom dvd-116r (Sony Viao) doesn't recognize DVDs

I realize this is an old thread but I hope you can tell me whether you solved the problem and how. I have the same Sony computer and developed the same problem after installing Roxio EMC 8. Uninstalling the Roxio software hasn't helped. Thanks.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pioneer-dvd-rom-dvd-116r-sony-viao-doesnt-recognize-dvds.260119/
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A:Sony Viao computer slow, freezing, can't run antivirus program

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A:Sony VIAO VGC-JS410F...Power light on, blank screen.

Its sounds like it could be the power supply or the motherboard.
 

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A:The user profile service Service failed the log on. User profile can not be loaded. Problem. Windows Vista 32-bit

Fix a corrupted user profile, Vista - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile

Louis

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Sony | Download VAIO Drivers

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