Having problems with your Sony VAIO K45 Notebook ?

Cannot open my computer, laptop model PCGK45.

\015 When opening the computer i got a little message- Invalid Boot.ini, Booting from C:\\Windows\\, NTDETECT failed. I want to install anew os now but i cannot reboot to cd-rom, I can,t open and boot to cd-rom in the setup bios configuration. The built in cd-rom is unavailable, I'am using an external cd writer player to boot it from but cannot, don't know how, please help, thanks in advance.\015

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Hi check out this solution and let me know

To resolve this issue, start the computer from the Windows\015\012\011\011 XP CD, start the Recovery Console, and then use the Bootcfg.exe tool to rebuild\015\012\011\011 the Boot.ini file. To do this, follow these steps: \015\012\011\011 \015\012
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  1. Configure the computer to start from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM\015\012\011\011\011\011drive. For information about how to do this, see your computer documentation, or\015\012\011\011\011\011contact your computer manufacturer.
  2. \015\012
  3. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM\015\012\011\011\011\011drive, and then restart your computer.
  4. \015\012
  5. When you receive the "Press any key to boot from CD" message,\015\012\011\011\011\011press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD-ROM.
  6. \015\012
  7. When you receive the "Welcome to Setup" message, press R to\015\012\011\011\011\011start the Recovery Console.
  8. \015\012
  9. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select\015\012\011\011\011\011the installation that you have to use from the Recovery Console.
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  11. When you are prompted, type the administrator\015\012\011\011\011\011password, and then press ENTER.
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  13. At the command prompt, type bootcfg\015\012\011\011\011\011/list, and then press ENTER. The entries in your current Boot.ini\015\012\011\011\011\011file appear on the screen.
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  15. At the command prompt, type bootcfg\015\012\011\011\011\011/rebuild,\015\012and then press ENTER. This command scans the hard disks of the computer\015\012for Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, or Microsoft Windows NT\015\012installations, and then displays the results. Follow the instructions\015\012that appear on the screen to add the Windows installations to the\015\012Boot.ini file. For example, follow these steps to add a Windows XP\015\012installation to the Boot.ini file: \015\012
      \015\012
    1. When you receive a message that is similar to the\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 following message, press Y:\015\012 Total Identified Windows Installs:\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 1

      [1] C:\\Windows
      Add installation to boot list?\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 (Yes/No/All)
    2. \015\012
    3. You receive a message that is similar to the following message: Enter Load Identifier This\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 is the name of the operating system. When you receive this message, type the name\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 of your operating system, and then press ENTER. This is either\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 Microsoft Windows XP Professional or\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.
    4. \015\012
    5. You receive a message that is similar to the following:\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 Enter OS Load options When you receive this message, type\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 /fastdetect, and then press ENTER.

      Note The\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 instructions that appear on your screen may be different, depending on\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 the configuration of your computer.
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  17. Type exit,\015\012and then press ENTER to quit Recovery Console. Your computer restarts,\015\012and the updated boot list appears when you receive the "Please select\015\012the operating system to start" message.
Thanks
Thats simple ur windows xp is corrupted there is only one thing u can do that is put in the xp dvd and reinstall xp
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