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? m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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? m 0 l arefkhani November 11, 2011 6:17:45 AM Hello What Sony has developed new products? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !