Disabled Setup Configuration in Sony® VAIO X Series Laptop
What are the possible reasons for disabled setup configuration in Sony VAIO X Series Laptop
VAIO X series laptop from Sony is regarded as the lightest notebooks. It introduces long lasting battery which would last for 10 hours with maximum brightness applied and 12 hours with the default settings. Real time GPS functionality is built in with this series. You can find out your desired places by using this functionality without an Internet connection to avail this feature. It has built in wireless technology so you can have high speed Internet connection in these series of laptops. It has integrated camera and microphone. During the system boot up various hardware components are compare with the list saved in the NVRAM. If there is any dissimilarity there can be an error and it may prompt you to enter the setup. If there is any hardware problem you cannot enter the setup and set up might get disabled.
Following are the common issues for the set up configuration getting disabled and the resolution:
- Administrator Password
- Issue with Cable
- Connection issues with Hard Drive
The Administrator password may be enabled by default. You can be prompted to enter it while entering the setup. If you need to enter the setup you need to disable the password. For this you need to download the software available. Then it should be burned to a CD or any other bootable media. You can do these by logging in the normal mode. Then reboot your system from the CD or the other bootable device. There might be options to remove the service tag in the BIOS settings, using DOS utility. By following these you can reset the password and then enter the setup after rebooting the system.
Issue with Cable
The laptop’s configuration setup might be disabled if there is any damage in the cable connecting to the hard drive, you might not be able to boot it. The cable should be checked and replaced if it is damaged. You need to contact iYogi in order to fix this issue.
If there is any fault with the connection in hard disc, there are chances that the setup gets disabled. You might try connecting an external hard drive or a bootable USB storage device with OS installed. This may help you in ensuring whether there is any issue with your hard drive. If there is any issue with the hard drive connection you need to contact the genuine service center. If your hard disk is damaged, you need to contact the manufacturer for a replacement.