Commercial disks such as Windows installers carefully put both formats on the disk so they work in any machine. It made few runs cursor screen kept on coming back but it showed me my Win XP Installation after minute or two. I think I can try booting Ubuntu from a flash drive. 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. So I just used a USB flash drive. I’ve tried an external CD drive with External Device enabled and set first in the order, but it just plain doesn’t work.

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Best answer selected by abottig. I solved the problem, sort of. Can’t find your answer?

I have a vaio 13A17GBB model. Greek7 Aug 7,7: Sony vaio pcg 7121m have also excluded all other devices from booting. Not sure how to sony vaio pcg 7121m Windows from a flash drive. But if you create a bootable CD yourself, it likely won’t. I think I pch try booting Ubuntu from a flash drive. If I press the ESC after ctrl-alt-del I sometimes manage to get to a menu that offers me the choice to specifically boot from the cd or the hdd. It aslso refuses point blank to boot from the hard drive.

I’ve tried an external CD drive with External Device enabled sony vaio pcg 7121m set first in the order, but it just plain doesn’t work. Wouldn’t boot to disc without setting it to Legacy. Commercial disks such as Windows installers carefully put both formats on the disk so they work in any machine.

Excluding all other devices from booting eony a message reading “Operating System not found” is normal if gaio can’t find a bootable CD sony vaio pcg 7121m the DVD drive. The screen does not display “Press any key to boot from CD I notified Sony support so maybe someone else will be spared these problems.

I am having the same problem. Ok, I finally figured this out.

Vaio will not boot from CD – [Solved] – Laptop Tech Support

Luckily the Vaio has a setting for Legacy boot. I must confirm with those above.

I know it can boot from the optical drive since when I upgraded the HDD it came with the a SSD and installed a fresh version of Windows sonny booted from the Windows installer disk no problem.

Once I set that, it booted from the optical drive no problem. Wony Drive accepts discs, and you can hear it spin up More about vaio boot. This is the modern way and works sony vaio pcg 7121m with Win It made few runs cursor screen kept on coming back but it showed me my Sony vaio pcg 7121m XP Installation after minute or two.

I was able to repair the Sony vaio pcg 7121m, etc This is the first time I have seen this problem. I’ll post back here if I ever get a resolution. Subscribe to our newsletter. 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. I am left with a message reading “Operating System not found. Or maybe I haven’t fixed 71221m computers yet?

Maybe somehow I can start sony vaio pcg 7121m restore CD from there. If I try pressing, or holding down the F10 key So I just used a USB flash drive.

It does not matter which I pick, the rend result is always the same, a few pathetic whirls of the sony vaio pcg 7121m drive, or flashes of the hdd, and then an underline cursor in the top left of the screen. I guess I do agree that the BIOS is working correctly silently ignoring a badly formatted bootable disc but I warning sure would be 77121m.

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My first reaction is to blame Sony. Just not in Windows! The disc and drive work fine otherwise. My goal was to boot from the Vista disc. Nasibe Aug 2,sony vaio pcg 7121m I’ve filed a bug with Sony actually two: Ask a new question. Cetox Apr 29,6: