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bizzy
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-21-2013
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My sony vaio laptop says operating system not found when booting up

My sony vaio laptop says operating system not found when booting up.

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TonyM
Posts: 1,228
Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: My sony vaio laptop says operating system not found when booting up

Hi,

 

What is the model # of computer? Refer the following link to locate the model #:

http://esupport.sony.com/US/p/support-info.pl?info_id=264

 

Is there any hardware or software changes made?

 

Remove any peripherals, dock as well as removable media if connected to the computer and try the steps listed below to troubleshoot the issue:

  1. Check if the hard drive is listed in BIOS. Restart computer > Press "F2" key.
  2. For Windows 8, Turn OFF computer > Press Assist button > Press F2 key to access the BIOS.
  3. If the hard drive is not listed, the issue may be related with the hardware. Reset the BIOS once.
  4. Use the arrow keys on keyboard to locate "Exit" button and select "Load optimized or default values" option, save the settings and exit BIOS.
  5. Next, check if you are able to boot to the operating system.
  6. In case, if the issue persists, it may be related with the hardware.
  7. If the hard drive is listed, follow the steps listed on the link: https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30721/c/65,66/kw/Error%20Operating%20system%20not%...
  8. In case, if the issue persists, contact Sony service team: http://esupport.sony.com/US/p/service.pl

 

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Toiniw
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-16-2013

Re: My sony vaio laptop says operating system not found when booting up

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