Having problems with your Sony VAIO Notebook ?

My Sony Vaio Notebook Model PCG-9RFL won't start. The problem began while I was working on the computer. Suddenly there was a momentary cracking sound, and the screen went black. The outlet is on a whole-house surge suppressor, so it's probably not caused by a surge.


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I have the same laptop and i have the same problem. my friends netbook did something similar also. once he flashed / reset the BIOS it went back to normal. not sure if it is the same but worth a try.
I can't say exactly, but it sure sounds like something in the power supply went dead. I'm afraid you are in for buying a new motherboard.
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