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Hi, Just changed the broken power jack on my Sony Vaio PCG-K115B laptop, now when i press the power key i get green and yellow lights on together for about two seconds and the fans spin for the same ammount of time then the power goes off! any ideas what may be wrong,i have no battery for this laptop either though it should work from the mains adapter anyway


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I have done a bunch of these and this sounds more like a memory issue than anything else, so try only one stick of memory at a time.
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\015\012If that does not work.... did you remove the CPU from the motherboard? If so check it and make sure it is seated properly and locked into place. Also you say the fan is running, make sure it is down tight to the CPU and has thermal coumpound on it.
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\015\012Hope this helps
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