Online chat with sony told me to do bios reset but f2 doesnt do anything. Tags: Sony BIOS Windows XP Last response: November 11, 2011 6:17 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous March 1, 2010 3:31:09 PM my computer has been taking like 5 times to start up. sometimes randomly shuts down and runs really bad. i got online chat with sony. they first said to do bios reset. f2 didnt do anything so they said back up and do system recovery. any advice More about : online chat sony told bios reset doesnt aford10 March 1, 2010 3:43:46 PM When you say it takes several times to start up, where is it failing? When it randomly shuts down, does it stay off, or does it restart? Do you see a BSOD? What kind of computer is this? Anonymous March 1, 2010 3:51:51 PM sony viao vgc-ra710g. it will turn on but not boot up. when it shuts down it says go to power save then shuts down. when i do get it to start it sometimes says savedump.exe Related resources Gateway FX 6800-01e BIOS Update from Gateway Unsupported - Forum Im being told not to overclock anything - Forum GA-EP35C-DS3R - Doesn't do anything and I'm stuck :( - Forum WIndows XP USB installation - Forum Strike f1 to retry boot f2 for setup utility at booting - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aford10 March 1, 2010 4:30:40 PM Go to the power options, and change the power options as you see fit. If it doesn't boot up, where is it hanging? arefkhani November 11, 2011 6:17:45 AM Hello What Sony has developed new products? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumBombproof Builders Desk.....Build ForumIdle Chit Chat ... ForumReoccuring problem, blue screens, wont repair, startup freezes ForumCan't boot to Windows: "Strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility" ForumSony Vaio missing OS ForumI am in duel channle memory mode and i cant press f2 or f11 ForumCan't reset BIOS to factory settings. ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! Forum[Solved] Replace windows 7 with xp ForumSwitch left/right problem with Creative ForumHelp with Computer ForumSystem BIOS shadowed, Video BIOS shadowed Forum[Solved] HP Scanner C2520B With ADF C@%@%B More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !