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I have an older sony vaio laptop, model PCG-K315B, I am currently not able to load the operating system as once the PC is switched on the Error Message: 'Error loading operating system' is displayed. I have attempted the F10 system recovery, following the wizard and selecting 'complete recovering' (also tried c:\ drive only), this starts to run but around 25% this fails and then the following error message: 'Failed to read the image file, recover the computer again. When I repeat this it fails at the same point.

It this something that I should take for repair, with it being an older PC is it worth getting repaired?

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Last Post by benpulido
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no dos prompt. When the PC is switched on I press F10 when the Sony Vaio logo loads. Is there a way i can get to dos prompt?

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How about safe mode? To get to safe mode, press F8 just before windows begins to load. You will see a menu, select safemode and see if it will boot. If it does, click on your "My Computer" and right click on your c drive then properties, tools, error checking and let it run if it will.

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Also previoulsy tried F8 but this doen't work. It will still display the 'error loading operating system message'.

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I was having issue myself. Recovery stops at 75%. ever since I upgrade my Ram I started having issues. I thought this time Id put the original ram and restart recovery. So far, im having success. Make sure you have all factory device in your laptop.

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