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The vaio turn on but monitor doesnt on - Sony PC Laptops
Visit sony esupport site. there have been a lot of known issues like this. if you take a flashlight and shine it on the screen and you can see faintly the text and such, then you have a bad backlight and will need an lcd replacement. if you see nothing and if you plug in an external monitor and see nothing on it, then you run the risk of having a failed gpu on the motherboard. unfortunately i have been seeing this problem too often in the sony vaio series recently
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Vaio fj270 wont boot to windows stuck with a blinking underscore
Hello and thank you for using Fixya!\015\012\015\012First, check and make sure there are no CD's in the CDrom player. Also, check an make sure there is no external storage devices, such as a flash drive, external, etc.\015\012 ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook
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First thing i would check is your settings. See if windows is reconizing two monitors. If not then you will need to tell it to find it. Hook up your second monitor goto add new hardware and see if windows finds it. If it doesnt find it then i would g ... Samsung SyncMaster 940MW 19" LCD Monitor
Screen won't turn on
When u power up press F8 key then enter in enable vga mode then change screen resolution to 1024*768 then apply and ok thats it. ... PC Laptops
Replacement battery in Vaio VGN FE41s wont work
The prob is with battery compatibility with ur laptop.\015\012some times the battery isnt original and it liss some original signs that vaoi detects it and recognize it as orignal and run fine.\015\012try a battery from sony store.\ ... Sony VAIO VGN-C140G/B Notebook
Sony Vaio VGN-SZ460N - freezes on System Recovery
I put my money on that you have a CPU over temperature problem, and/or intermittent RAM problem. Be sure you are ESD safe when working on the electronics as follow !I suggest, using a eye piece magnifier and a wooden tooth pic ... Sony VAIO VGN-SZ460N/C Notebook
Screen went black during start up. - Sony VAIO VGN-FS640W Notebook
· First troubleshooting - When you turn the laptop on, are you able to see the splash screen? This would be the computer manufacturer's screen display that usually shows a ... Sony VAIO VGN-FS640W Notebook
CMOS Battery My Sony Vaio laptop stopped working when you turn on the laptop nothing happens. Tested the hard drive on a friends Vaio and it booted ok and I tried my friend's hard drive on my Vaio with no luck. Connected an external monitor but again. The hard drive sounds as though it is spinning but nothing else on the system board works even a boot CD. Can you tell me if a Sony Vaio Model VGN-FS740/W has a CMOS Battery and where I can find it. The laptop was losing time and I recall update Bi
You want to be looking for the rtc(real time clock) which is a little unit not much bigger than ur thumb nail.next to it youll find the battery(sometimes heat sealed with plastic.)if you remove this battery for about 5 mins then replace it or in ur ... Sony VAIO VGN-FS640W Notebook
MY VAIO SCREEN TURNED WHITE - Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook
What type of vaio is this? First attach an external monitor or go to your friends home ,they may have an old crt monitor or lcd,just remove the video cable from their system and plug it into your laptop video port. when poweri ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook
Screen light goes out but image is still viewable...
Hello..Now let's discuss what we\015\012should do when the laptop seems to be booting up without problems, the\015\012hard drive spins appropriately, and we even hear the welcome sound of\015\012the operating system, but we have no ... Sony VAIO Notebook
VAIO PCG-K33 display goes blank during windows boot Options Ther
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No picture My vaio VGN FS740/w has no picture even when i turn it on. I have attempted hooking it up to an external monitor to test to see if it was the screen but there is still no picture. When i turn it on i dont hear the usual sounds of it starting up like i did before i had this problem. I was thinking it was the motherboard but i have been unable to actually find a replacement for the motherboard. If you can help it would be much appreciated. thanks.
There are a couple more steps you can try to see if you can bring it back to life again. First, make sure the laptop is completely off, and remove the power and battery, then press and hold the power button for about 15-20 seconds, then plug just th ... Sony VAIO VGN-FS740/W Notebook
Unit does not turn on. i replace the battery and ac adapter and it still doesnt work
Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right when you boot up? What Window ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ170/B Notebook
The vaio turn on but monitor doesnt on - Sony PC Laptops
Visit sony esupport site. there have been a lot of known issues like this. if you take a flashlight and shine it on the screen and you can see faintly the text and such, then you have a bad backlight and will need an lcd replacement. if you see nothi ... Sony PC Laptops
Dropped laptop I have a son vaio vgn n350e that fropped about a foot, the screen has colored lines both up and down with a few green lines that run down like cracks, I tried hooking laptop to a vga but monitor does not turn on, tried pressing fn with f1-10 with no luck, i just want to verify lcd is bad before trying to replace, i also see the lines when laptop is off in the background? Any idea on how to verify the lcd with monitor?
The symptoms you describe can be a damaged LCD, but they can also be caused by a loose LCD connector. If you are comfortable opening the laptop case, it would be wise to check this first. Sony uses standard Torx screws, if you buy the right size, tak ... Compaq Presario M2000 Notebook
Sony vaio PCG-GRT30P Screen Problem
You could have a defective screen, either a faulty inverter or a CCFL lamp - follow this to determine the fault.Defective CCFL backlight, it may have the following symptom: \015\012\015\012Screen fl ... Sony VAIO VGN-NR220E/S Notebook PC
How do you change the Hard Drive for a Sony Vaio vgn-tt180? And where is the oem hard drive located? Thanks, Mo
Not a recommended thing Mo. Granted I don't know your computer prowess, but it's an involved task, even for a tech.First you make a backup of what's on your harddrive now. Burn to disk/s, all of your personal stuff, (If you haven't ... Sony VAIO TT Series VGN-TT180N/B NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 11.1' Wide XGA 4GB Memory
Wifi adapter problem with my sony vaio
Try installing the original and update wireless driver. http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGNSR190EBQAnd http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/documentLink.do?externalId=C455228 ... Sony VAIO SR Series Notebook PC VGN-SR190EBQ
Lines on screen
The cable that plugs your monitor into your laptop may have come loose. Follow the link below and follow the directions and see if it gets you anywhere. First try to hook up a second monitor. when you plug in the monitor you will have to press Fn + F ... Sony VAIO PCG-K23 Notebook
Green screen on my monitor
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Dell Inspiron 5160 screen is very faint
Good chance that the ccfl backlight went bad they can be replaced by taking the lcd apart you can use the laptop with an external monitor if you download the latest video drivers for it i just had this same problem with a sony vaio they have 2 ccfl's ... Dell Inspiron 5160 Notebook
Ma acer aspire 5738z does not start at all. the power on led nd the on/off buton light glows but the scree remains black. when i last left the comp i put it to sleep nd it went 2 sleep after installing new updates. now it doesnt respond after 5 hrs.only led light of power nd on off switch shows up..wat 2 do?
When you plug the DC power adapter and press on the power button, the laptop starts making normal noises, the LEDs work properly but noting appears on the screen. The laptop will not start.\015\012First of all, take a ... Acer Aspire 5735 Notebook
Hello Sony RB30 w/ sdm-hx93 monitor. Approx. 7
Blond and Baffled, (CD), it's okay, I believe you have a common problem.The computer sends a video signal to the monitor. The monitor is working fine. Hence - No Signal.Monitor doesn't receive a video signal within a certain s ... Sony VAIO RB30C (VGCRB30) PC Desktop
Fan and power light work but no monitor.
Check your RaM card reseat or clean it with soft eraser only its edge connector both side. If this unit is a laptop then disconnect first the battery and disconnect any other power source to it, before you do cleaning or reseating of the card. This i ... Sony PC Desktops
LCD laptop screen
Hi there, I have the same laptop and issue as you do. Replacing the invertor will not fix the problem. If you see a solid black screen or the screen is very dim then the invertor would need replacing. Based on your pictures it looks to be the lcd ... Sony VAIO PCG-K23 Notebook
Sony Vaio Desktop VGC-LS1 Clicking sound, Screen doesnt illuminat
What happen to my PC when i turn on " VGC LS1" got white screen but i still can hear the Windows run normal?? Help Please!! thanks ... Sony VAIO FX150K Notebook