Having problems with your Sony PC Laptops ?

Power switch flashes on an off on my Sony Vaio laptop when I put my finger on the power button to switch it on, but nothing else happens, means laptop cannot be switched on. What could have gone wrong?


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Tipycaly this is motherboard power problem, but not always. remove battery and try again. if not, find someone who knows electronics, he can help you.
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