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Flash Loader Utility incompatible

My laptop is running windows 7 and since the last windows updates it's been booting really slowly, and sits on a black screen with a flashing _ for a while before finally loading. Checking problems brings up a message saying the Flash Loader Utility is not compatible with this version of windows and to contact my computer manufacturer. Contacting Sony is useless, as they never get back to me, and google is no help for this issue. Plz help D:

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If FLU is referring to USB drives, then try adjusting the boot menu order in BIOS and make the hard drive 1st boot.

Posted on Feb 26, 2013

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SOURCE: Sony Vaio aftermarket battery

i have the same problem with the aftermarket battery. my sony is VGN-S48GP which i have for 3 years.

there are a few posting about this on the web on how to solve them. some people are successful and some are not.

there is a .exe file call ISBmgr.exe which is contained in the start up sequence of windows XP, when the XP is installed with factory disk from sony. this programs checks the battery and does not allow non-sony battery to work with the notebook. i ask XP not to load this program and now i can use the battery.

THIS IS HOW:-
go to Run
type MSConfig
look for startup tap
find ISBmgr.exe
disable it
reboot

i like this method because the action is reversable. there are other posts on the web which ask you to delete the ISBmgr file. i did not choose that way.

Good Luck.

ecj


Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: HP altec Lansing Black screen

Hi,

Try to boot in Safe Mode, If you are able to move, try to Uninstall Video driver and software. Also find this adapter in Registry and delete values very carefully, better you backup your registry.


If you are unable, a fresh copy of windows will resolve this issue.




Best of Luck,


Regards;
Hassan

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

rajeshpait

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SOURCE: Vaio Laptop will not boot.

Try by pressing F8 while booting and select Last known good option. Still you are facing the problem, then select safe mode and uninstall any lastly installed software/drivers.

Revert back for more assistance and give your valuable feedback/rating for the solution provided.

Thank you for using Fixya.

Posted on Jun 28, 2010

Mark Nicdao

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SOURCE: Screen/graphics problem, distortions & low res issues

It is not a driver failure but it is a hardware failure. I have my own fz340e and have the same problem as yours. Now, my fz340e works fine.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

Anonymous

SOURCE: i installed windows 7 home

Try install the WEBCAM driver for you Sony VAIO found here:
http://b2b.sony.com/b2bMicrosites/landingpage/vaio_drivers/download_vaio_drivers.html

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

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