Sony P C V- 7 7 6 7 Personal Computer User Manual

Sony VAIO Desktop User Guide
Getting help
About the computer and software
My computer does not start
Check that the computer is plugged into a power source and that it is turned on.
Check that the power indicator on the front panel of the computer indicates that the power is on.
Confirm that the power cord and all cables are connected firmly.
If you have plugged the computer into an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), make sure the UPS is
turned on and works.
Check that the monitor is properly connected to the main unit. Check that the brightness and contrast
controls are adjusted correctly.
Moisture condensation may have occurred. Wait at least an hour before turning the computer on.
The message 'Press <F1> to continue, <F2> to enter setup' appears at startup
If the message Press <F1> to continue, <F2> to enter setup appears at the bottom of the display, you
need to initialise the BIOS.
To initialise the BIOS, proceed as follows:
1 Turn off the computer.
2 Remove any peripheral devices connected to the computer.
3 Turn on the computer and press <F2> when the Sony logo appears.
The BIOS setup menu screen appears.
4 Use the arrow keys to select the Exit menu.
5 Press <F5> or use the arrow keys to select Load Setup Defaults. The message Load default
configuration now? appears.
6 Make sure that Yes is selected and then press <Enter>.