Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGN-FS742/W Notebook ?

Hey! Laptop goes into Bios...

\015 Hey! My Sony Vaio laptop goes into BIOS on start up every time it is turned on. I have to exit without saving changes, and it works fine, boots up and everything...I cleaned the keypad carefully, to check for stuck keys, but I didn't find any...any thoughts?\015

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Ok what you need to do with that issue is let the laptop go into bios mode and then look for the boot options and see what is checked there. You may have it checked to startup with windows bios and if that's the case then you need to change it in bios mode. If you have any other questions please let me know!
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