You need to maintain airflow under the laptop. Has anyone else seen something like that? Once again, I disabled all the hyperv related devices from device manager and reboot. And it will not cause you any data or files losing. Getting to the Recovery screen Sony Vaios appear to not allow you to use Shift+ F8 to get to Recovery Screen. Step One: Get to the Advanced Troubleshooting Tools in the Recovery Environment Most of the ways you access Safe Mode involve getting into the Windows recovery environment first. At first I was convinced this was the result of a virus which I have still not ruled out because earlier in the day I had clicked on obviously a bad website which had popped up with a download window using Firefox by the way asking me whether I wanted to download a file I think called 'flash-player-update.
I haven't had many serious problems with it, but today it seems to have gone badly wrong somehow. It seems to be an issue with the disk drivers. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Sorry for the longwinded message, but I thought it would be good to include as much information as possible. Would you happen to know anything about this or a solution to this problem? Rebooted after that and the display seems much better. I then turned it back on in Safe Mode to find the display pretty messed up - colours wrong, lines across the screen etc. Method 1: Use System Restore to Reset Sony Laptop Password System Restore feature included in Windows is designed to help you restore your computer's system files to an earlier point in time.
It's still pretty messy with lines of blue running vertically down the screen all the way across. Then another possibility on the same tack would be to try pressing Win-P, CursorUp and Enter as if you could see the Second Screen dialog on the phantom monitor and change its state or at least cause a refresh on the screen you were watching. Now, with the command prompt open, we want to list all the boot entries that you have. I ran into the limited connection with Wi-Fi and the Ethernet and it turns I needed to finish the system restore because it hadn't downloaded the drivers for the Wi-Fi and Ethernet. It did take a while to fully load up before but I'm sure not this long.
Sources on the internet suggest Shift+ F8 but this doesn't appear to work for Sony Vaios. It does seem very obvious that letting anything electrical overheat is a bad thing but obviously I didn't really take it seriously enough. I guess the fact that there are not currently any major irregularities in the display other than that is a good thing though. To start Windows normally again, you have to go back into the System Configuration tool and disable the option. So i tried formatting and installing a fresh copy of windows 8 and for my surprise I was able to logon into windows again. Depending on your assumptions about what is happening another thing that people have done is use Narrator to navigate around the dark Login screen and beyond and actually recover that way. Was this an upgrade or was Windows 8 installed from the factory? You can also get to the recovery environment through your Settings app.
Once successfully booted, the recovery drive will ask you to select a keyboard layout. Note: It works only if you had the system restore program running before you change the password. You have done too many changes and it is nearly impossible to guess the current status. Is your laptop running cool? That was in Safe Mode so perhaps that has something to do with it? After having a blue screen appeared and computer turning off by itself i cant login to safe mode. I was able to go to f2 bios but not to the advance booting options f8 or shift+f8. As for the fan, I have not noticed it running any faster than usual but I did hear it or some other internal component making a quiet but just about noticeable squealing noise. So what can you do? I am now able to run Windows normally without it, but I should point out that I was wrong about the display being fixed.
Stupidly, I forgot to check what it did right at the beginning of the boot, i. Startup Repair: frequently asked questions: Method 2: Access System Recovery option and then perform system restore to a point when the computer was working fine and check if it helps. First off the problem is that F8 doesn't work any more to get into the Boot Options screen at startup. This has unfortunately had no effect. This will take you into the Recovery screen. Get it at the link below.
If the message continues then run memtest86 from a boot disk. I really don't know what to do? I have a sony vaio laptop. Following a bad graphics driver update leaving my screen completely black at boot I had a huge amount of trouble getting into Safe Mode to roll back the driver. Can someone help me what can this be? In order to do this,. Could it be failing to pick the external monitor up because I have uninstalled the display driver? Use the arrow keys to select the appropriate Safe Mode option, and then hit Enter to boot into Safe mode.
Download a program called speedfan, which can give you system temperatures in real time. After having a blue screen appeared and computer turning off by itself i cant login to safe mode. Hi, Have you connected any external devices other than Mouse and keyboard? Troubleshoot your system by using the command prompt. I post my answer below to save anyone else who has this problem a few hours of headache. It definitely sounds like your laptop is overheating. Is win8 in the phone is also this trustful?. I would not be at all surprised if any hardware damage has been caused by the heat.