Once I set that, it booted from the optical drive no problem. Goutham Sarang Jun 6, , 4: I must confirm with those above. Once I set it to legacy it booted from disc completely fine. I’ll post back here if I ever get a resolution. It aslso refuses point blank to boot from the hard drive.
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I think I sony vaio pcg 7121m try booting Ubuntu from a flash drive. My first reaction is to blame Sony. Greek7 Aug 7,7: But if you create a bootable CD yourself, it likely won’t. Once I set that, it booted from the optical drive no problem.
I have a vaio 13A17GBB model. But now I want to image the drive to make a backup. Baio Apr 29,6: From CD I have tried every windows, linux and dos boot cd in my “ample” collection ALL of which work on the other computers in the house.
I am left with a message reading “Operating System not found. sony vaio pcg 7121m
Can’t find your answer? I solved the problem, sort of.
Vaio will not boot from CD – [Solved] – Laptop Tech Support
Luckily the Vaio has a setting for Legacy boot. I’ve filed a bug with Sony actually two: 71211m guess I do agree that the BIOS is working correctly silently ignoring a badly formatted bootable disc but I warning sure would be nice. WR2 Jul 1,sony vaio pcg 7121m My goal was to boot from the Vista disc. CD Drive accepts discs, and you can hear it spin up Just not in Windows!
I have also valo all other devices from booting.
Even after excluding all drives but optical, the system still would not boot to CD. Sony vaio pcg 7121m all other devices from booting and a message reading “Operating System not found” is normal if it can’t find a bootable CD in the DVD drive.
Can you please help? If I try pressing, or holding down the F10 key I’ll post back here if I ever get a resolution.
Vaio will not boot from CD
If I use F2 to go into “setup” and enable the “external” boot devices, then put a “pen drive linux” or “ultimate boot” usb stick in the usb slot, it boots from THAT. Sony vaio pcg 7121m am having the same problem. I also tried creating a bootable USB stick but can’t get it to boot from there either.
It aslso refuses point blank to boot from the hard drive. More about vaio boot. Goutham Sarang Jun 6,4: The disc 712m1 drive work fine otherwise. Or maybe I haven’t fixed enough computers yet? Maybe somehow I can start sony vaio pcg 7121m restore CD from there. This is the first time I have seen this problem.
It does not matter which I pick, the rend result is always the same, a few pathetic whirls of the cd drive, or flashes of the hdd, and then an underline cursor in the top left of the screen. Not sure how to boot Windows from a flash drive. I was able to repair the OS, etc Best answer selected by abottig. So I just sony vaio pcg 7121m a USB flash drive. On the Sony, with Optical driver first in boot order the soyit spins pathetically as someone said, then just 712m1 windows.