Having problems with your Sony VAIO PCG-K23 Notebook ?

I have a Sony K23 which has the same problem as described here - no video after the initial boot screen. Screen works fine until Windows starts to load but then goes black. I have tried to boot in safe mode - no different. I have even tried a different hard drive - boots to 'No operating system found'. When I tried the Recovery disk, everything was going fine in DOS mode, but as soon as it passed that point in the process, screen goes black. Any suggestions?


Answers :

Hi

You should get your hands on a windows installation cd and do a fresh installation of windows into the computer, hard drive is not the problem in this case so you might aswell return the other one if you don't need it.

You can also try the laptop with a external display.

Also on start up, press F8 to get the advanced start up options screen with the safe mode and related, you could try the VGA mode and see if it turns on properly.

But you most likely need to do a fresh install of windows, there might be something wrong with your recovery disc, if you don't have a windows installation cd I recommend you get one or take the laptop to a local professional or a repair service to look at.
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