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My computer sony vaio just turned off by itself and not being able to turn it on.

\015 My computer just turned off and not turning on.\015

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There is a well-known issue with heat problems, and also memory bank circuits degrading.

Check out:
http://www.aqstech.com/contact.html (Joe's a great guy, BTW)

In the meantime, take out the memory, clean contacts with pencil eraser, and try putting one in at a time to see if your laptop turns on.
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