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How to start the Windows® XP operating system in VGA mode.

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The operating system can be started in VGA mode from the Windows Advanced Options Menu screen.

  1. Turn on the computer.
  2. At the Sony startup screen, press and hold the F8 key.
  3. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu screen, use the keyboard arrows to select Enable VGA Mode .
  4. Press the Enter key.
  5. At the Please select the operating system to start: screen, press the ENTER key.