ok. I think you left out a letter (N) in you laptop model, but that's ok, Sony doesn't want anyone to actually fix their laptops. They want you to buy another one or pay their factory repair service the same price as a new laptop to repair it with refurb parts.
Anyone who has any interaction with sony can only come to the conclusion that they don't have any use for customers who know which end of a screwdriver is operative. I will never buy anything from them nor let my friends do so. YMMVhttp://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-hom...N130G&LOC=3
The error message at that point indicates that the bios is running (sony splash screen) but it cannot find the drive.
open the bios (at the splash screen press f2, or f-1 or delete. Some sonys actually used f-3.)
Look for a place where it shows the drives installed.
If you see a cdrom but no drive, you may want to check and make sure the hard drive is in the machine and working.
If it is a sata drive (which sony treats like a state secret) you can remove it from the laptop and plug it into any computer with a sata drive connector free and see if it is readable. If so , back up yer stuff.
If you need to order a recovery set, here is the part number:
Y8315692A VGN-N110G/130G/150G/170G RECOVERY DVD SEThttps://servicesales.sel.sony.com/ecom/acce...ryName=Computer
The above link may or may not take you to the page to order it.
at the bios screen f-10 should take you to the on disk recovery partition. You can back out if it does but that would be an indication that the drive does exist and you might try reinstalling from that screen if you have your important stuff backed up.
Edited by Ken-in-West-Seattle, 03 February 2010 - 05:25 PM.