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sony vaio missing video driver

by jz33040 / April 3, 2008 6:38 AM PDT

I have a friends laptop a sony vaio with xp home e=dition on it and she accidently uninstalled the video driver now when to laptop boots up you see the windows logo and then the screen goes blanck. I can get in to the bios I see the screen then but not after I exit. I tried to boot into safe mode but it does not boot in safe mode. Any ideas.Thanks.

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Since Sony supplied the OS...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2008 8:24 AM PDT

And with the OS so badly damaged you'll want to save all the files to a network, external drives and more then use the recovery CDs.

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by LinExpert / April 4, 2008 12:02 AM PDT
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Thanks for the feedback
by jz33040 / April 10, 2008 1:01 AM PDT
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I got it fixed I had the laptop boot in a diagnostic mode the screen showed up and I installed the appropriate drivers.

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