Having problems with your Sony VAIO PCG-K35 Notebook ?

Last night my laptop, sony vaio pcg k35, froze up with a message that said "fatal error" Installed new 250 gig hard drive on it. Half way thru the recovery cd the unit just shuts down. Any ideas? Thank you.


Answers :

Check your RAM memory !

Go into the BIOS and note how much memory is reported. Then reboot and repeat that a couple times to see if the amount that is reported changes.
Also, if you can, go to the system screen in the control panel and see how much memory is reported there.
If it is different from what you have installed or if it differs intermittently you may have a soldering issue on the memory bank connectors.
The solder used these days is lead free RHOS compliant and makes poor soldering joints prone to failure after a couple of years.
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