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Windows 7: Laptop hangs at Starting Windows, can't boot from external device.

22 Jan 2015   #11
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Enter BIOS setup using the key given on first screen, report back the settings choices for CSM, Legacy BIOS and BIOS Boot Priority order.

I would first try install to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums.

To do this as it shows in the blue link tutorial you must boot the installation media as a UEFI device. And if you're using a flash stick installer it must be formatted using Option One of UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows


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22 Jan 2015   #12
ItsAaron

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Are you watching the screen when you 1st turn on the pc, it should show you which key to push to get into the bios.

F2, Esc, Del, F10 etc.

You have to be able to get into the bios.

Just google it "How to enter setup/bios of Sony Vaio SVE151J11M
Enter BIOS setup using the key given on first screen, report back the settings choices for CSM, Legacy BIOS and BIOS Boot Priority order.

I would first try install to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums.

To do this as it shows in the blue link tutorial you must boot the installation media as a UEFI device. And if you're using a flash stick installer it must be formatted using Option One of UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows





These two things did it. Thanks alot!
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22 Jan 2015   #13
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You are most welcome :)
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