Article ID : 00022440 / Last Modified : 01/19/2011Print

How to check the Hardware Monitor in BIOS for more information.

    1. Restart the computer.
    2. As the computer is restarting, at the Sony screen, press the F2 key to enter the BIOS setup.
    3. Press the RIGHT ARROW key until the Power menu is highlighted.
    4. Press the DOWN ARROW key until Hardware Monitor is selected and then press the ENTER key.
    5. The Hardware Monitor screen will display information on the temperature, voltage and fan speeds for the system components.


      • Any information listed in red may be the cause of a Hardware Monitor error.
      • All Hardware Monitor errors do not correspond to a listing in the Hardware Monitor listing in BIOS. There may be a hardware issue, but it may not be displayed as an error in BIOS.