I have the same problem. It has been working great for a couple of years. Any chance may have restored with Norton improperly? Jim Elias, Did as per guide and no probs except Recovery Disc applications will not load, says incompatible files for this model. Check out if the hard drive will appear in the BIOS after that. Try disconnecting the hard drive and start the laptop. Maybe something like in this guide:

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I called tech support to re install my software for a clean start.

Sojy help will be much appreciated. Ideas on where I can purchase a replacement hard drive — nothing fancy, just want to get it working again for basic quicken.

Upgrading hard drive in Sony Vaio PCG-V505DXP

Do you have a viao for this? On my last Sony laptop, I also could see the fan on the bottom, but it took me sony vaio pcg-v505dx 1. They can find the part number and order it for you directly from Sony. Dear readers, it takes countless hours to create content for this site and sony vaio pcg-v505dx it up and running. What can it be?

Upgrading hard drive in Sony Vaio PCG-VDXP – Inside my laptop

Can you help me find a sony vaio pcg-v505dx cable that will work for this laptop? Any chance may have restored with Norton improperly?

If you use any drive above that size you need to use a dynamic disk overlay. Sony say Pcg-v505ex sony vaio pcg-v505dx will not work on a different size hard drive to original!!! Did you go though the whole recovery process? I think the fan is mounted on the motherboard, and the motherboard has to be removed. I guess you are talking about the hard drive password.

O ur web store is focused to serve both the professional sony vaio pcg-v505dx technicians and the osny users. The original one failed and I decided to upgrade it with a faster one. If you appreciate my work and sony vaio pcg-v505dx this information useful, please support this site. I am guessing their might be a limit to how much the bios can address but can not confirm this.

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This process will reimage your new HDD to factory defaults. I got it when the previous owner brought it in with a crashed HD.

I must be missing a screw or two. With our help, your equipment will function properly! You can support this site. It sony vaio pcg-v505dx been working great for a couple of years. Will it bypass the VAIO logo with the hard drive disconnected? Try disconnecting the hard drive and start the laptop.

But anyway our web store may be particularly interesting for an end user of home appliances as well. Maybe instead of increasing the primary partition you can create a second partition on the drive? This should be available on the installation. By the way, can you see the unused space in Windows disc management utility?

Sony vaio pcg-v505dx the update try using Partition Magic again.

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Make sure you are running the latest BIOS. I guess I need to replace the hard drive also. It shut down in the middle. I see there may be a problem with a larger hard drive from a post above. I recently purchased a new gig and using Norton Ghost Sony vaio pcg-v505dx managed to upgrade once again but the additional space is not recognized.

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