Sony posted BIOS updates for many models to enable VT. Some showed up in US site, like FW590 ... others are listed in oversea.
Like the FW290J that I have, can use R1100Y0 BIOS update. Basically look for last 2 characters of your ... a link from oversea:
1 IDE DVD RW
I am in a puzzling situation. I would like to enable ACHI but I don't know which one.
First option is under Main tab -> SATA ... It doesn't work when I enable it. My computer restart automatically. Maybe no AHCI driver during XP bootup?
The second option is under ...
... the laptop does not boot anymore. No sony logo, no access to bios.
Is there any way to recover this ?
If I send it back to Sony, they will probably just change motherboard, right ?
And I guess that this void the warranty too, ... a USB floppy disk would work ? Is sony AMI bios capable of this ...
... again due to some files/drivers missing. when i ran the cd to copy files. when rebooted for installation it wasn't installed. it say "the bios memory options ie caching or shadowing should disabled for me to continue the setup process. thaks in advance!
... not go to the login, rather has an error message about the IRQL driver and recommending that I disable the bios memory options such as caching or shadowing.
If I am in safe mode, I can use most programs and the internet.
Any thoughts? I feel like ...
... my 9400/E1705 I was always sad for not having the AHCIoption available in the BIOS.
This was asked for so many times:
- "Notebooks BIOS ... ?id=087700000000Zg5AAE
In the Sony forum, they have found a way to activate these options even if they're not present in the BIOS:
How to Enable Intel VT ...
the new sony vaios (like sr and fw but i think others) have no phoenix bios;
they have an ami aptio bios
whit an official utility [for dos, win ... extract rom and reflash [i've done it], but i did not find an utility to modify optionssony disables vt and also some other features, anybody ...
... a password!! I have a Vaio S560P/B. I was in the process of enabling my system BIOS password (with my 1 yr. old baby next ... my password. Sony support said that they don't have a "default" password, and they want me to ship it to them so the can "disassemble" it a little. Do I have any other options? ...
... /SATA the controller itself gives me an option to enable disable NCQ for each drive that supports it.
In my BIOS I am using the IDE setting not the AHCIoption (nor RAID). I read that if I want to enable NCQ I must use the AHCI feature of my board ( ...
Nvidia Registry Patch (enables brightness ... Companion Software.
You can use this if you are using 64bit or 32bit.
I think Sony gave up on their own utility and decided ... systems that refuse to even boot into bios. Many have bought Sony notebooks off eBay ...
... POST process than it should. In the following video, you can see that after the Intel Option ROM display, there is an extended time ... CMOS battery for several hoursEvaluated both clean and Sony recovery Windows 7 builds
And ... finally, here is how I'm running the machine:Feature enabledBIOS (slow POST's ...
... . Normally the Winphlash as supplied by Sony will only allow the flash firmware option, but I enabled the backup option also via ... the same application.
Can anyone offer any suggestions? It looks like the R0052N7 BIOS is a different size to the R0091N7. Is there a way which I can determine what the ...
I've been trying to enableAHCI mode for full SATA support on my machine and haven't been able to load the AHCI driver in ... for IDE mode (no NCQ etc), and there is no option in the BIOS to switch it to AHCI. As far as I can tell, if there's no setting in the BIOS, AHCI is permanently disabled, and ...
... one. I really want to set her storage mode to AHCI when I install it for her, but there's no option in the BIOS to do so.
Has anyone ran into this issue or know how I can successfully get AHCI drivers enabled for her with a clean Windows 7 install without the option in the BIOS?
AHCIoption is disabled and not included in the BIOS. I recently found a forum with users talking about editing Sony VIO BIOS's to enable it and other features, is it possible to do the same with the E1705 BIOS? Additional information is appreciated, thank you.
... BIOS and a Intel VT capable CPU, but unfortunately no option in the BIOS to turn it on (they've put an AHCIoption, but no ... (vtpatch and uefidecomp) but they won't work (I'm actually not surprised, I don't have a sony vaio, only the bios is the same). Actually vtpatch says that the CPU is VT capable ...
... : 80GB (TOSHIBA)
4. IDE Channel 0 Slave : CD/DVD (SONY DVD DW-Q58A)
5. Boot Options:
* Optical Drive
* Floppy Disk Drive -> Y-E DATA ... looked at BIOS settings to enable USB - I don't see any such feature
1) How can I enableBIOS to detect my external USB DVD writer?
2) How can ...
I bought a sony vaio laptop a little over 2 years ago. I never had a problem untill about 4 ... to Best Buy and asked if they had any ideas. The guy said to contact Sony and get a recovery disk, so i did. I ran the cd ... for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
If you ...
... PCs, but now I'd prefer to do a clean install on a likely Sony Z purchase since it costs a fortune-- ... Windows 7 Professional to enable the option to choose "Fresh Start" at Sony ... stuff is harder to uninstall. Is Sony any better than other companies with bloatware? If there's not much, would it simply ...
... n82, but i think the cw series is great with the blu ray.
Thing is, I looked to configure the CW on the sony website, but the gt330m thats in the best buy model wasnt an option.
The CW numberings also confuse me.
Any help appreciated.
... Dell laptop.
Working on my daughter's Sony. A couple months ago ... , an unexpected i/o error--OXC0000e9 etc. Tried the option to boot into safe mode ... usb drive,(I enabled the boot option in the bios). It says "loading ... . I tried the Startup recovery manager option but an error window came up "no hard disc ...
... free as part of their Windows Vista upgrade program. The CD wants me to upgrade the BIOS before upgrading to Vista.
1. If I remove Vista and reinstall XP, is there anyway that I can downgrade the BIOS back to its original version? I have Sony SZ381P.
2. Will XP work with ...
... Australian support site for my Sony Z27 had a new bios version last week ... link is gone and it lists the latest bios upgrade as 'BIOS Upgrade Program Ver.R2165M3'
A google search of BIOS Upgrade Program Ver. ... , but when clicked they are listed as no longer available. The sony support site also links ...