Start up problems on Sony® VAIO X Series
Which are the tips to resolve start up issues on Sony VAIO X series?
Even though Sony VAIO X series is equipped with all the latest attributes and extraordinary benefits however there could be instances when the notebook will fail to start up and will not boot up. It could be extremely annoying when the system will fail to boot.
Here we will talk about the start up issues and their effective solutions.
- Hardware upgrade
- Driver update
- Windows 7 files gone corrupt
- Intermittent Booting
If the Sony VAIO X series laptop fails to boot after the hardware inside has been upgraded then it actually signifies that the power supply is not able to deliver the amount of power required by the hard drive. To confirm it one could isolate the root cause by disconnecting all the non essential components from the system like external hard disk drive and others. If the system boots, it actually means the power is a constraint. If the Sony VAIO X series has been added with extra RAM and it fails to boot then one must check on the old RAM and remove it. If it does not help, take out the new RAM as well as it seemed to be faulty. It could also happen that the memory allotted to the motherboard is not matching with the RAM upgrade.
The system requires driver updates after every interval however driver update failure could make the system not boot. In such a situation it is essential to boot the system in safe mode and to do that keep on pressing F8 key when the system boots, when the advance boot options prompt, select the safe mode. From the safe mode go to ‘Start’, ‘All programs’, ‘Accessories’ and ‘System tools’. Then select ’System restore’ and this restores the system settings to an earlier date.
Windows 7 files gone corrupt
If the system’s critical files like master boot files have got damaged or corrupt it will not be able to boot up the system. In such a situation the system must be started with the help of the recovery CD. Using the recovery console the hard disk must be recovered, it repairs the files of the Windows 7 without making any changes to the configurations and any data loss.
Intermittent booting could be a result of overheating of the system and to prevent that make sure that the notebook is correctly placed. The ventilation is a need to cool down the processor and make the system perform efficiently. The other reason of intermittent boots can be virus infection. The system must be scanned for any kind of infection. Alternatively the antivirus software must be updated.