boots into bios

  zebbydog 14:25 26 Dec 2008

Hello got a sony laptop windows xp when you start up it goes into bios screen and can do nothing but turn off again, any ideas please

  Pineman100 14:37 26 Dec 2008

Can you identify the date when the problem started?

If so, you might try to see if you can boot into Safe Mode and then use System Restore to roll back to a date/time before the problem started.

In case you're not sure how to boot into Safe Mode:

1. Shut down your computer.

2. Start it up, then immediately start tapping the F8 key.

3. When the Windows Advanced Options Menu appears, select Safe Mode (I shouldn't worry about networking, etc.).

After some weird goings-on on the screen, you'll get a crude Windows XP desktop, with the words 'Safe Mode' in all four corners of the screen.

Now run System Restore, as suggested above.

If your problem is Windows related, this might work. If it's BIOS or hardware related, it probably won't. But it's worth a try.

  T0SH 14:41 26 Dec 2008

from the BIOS Main screen check the System Date and System time are set correctly then try pressing the F10 key once and selecting "Yes" to

"Save configuration changes and exit now"

then hit enter

Cheers HC

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

iMac Pro review

Visual Trends 2018: This year’s must-know colour, design, branding & photography trends

iMac Pro review

Apple Music : comment obtenir 3 mois gratuits ?