Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGC-RB42G PC Desktop ?

Computer wont start up. Blinking green light in the back of tower

\015 My computer wont start up and it seems there is a blinking green light in the back whenever i connect it to my power supply. I read that when Vaio's do this, its usually the power supply or the motherboard.So which one is it?and how do i un-hook all the stuff to my mother board to test for power problems.\015

Answers :

I've had that happen twice to my Vaio desktop and there was a very easy fix. I'm not a techie, but I found a recommended solution online when this first happened six months ago. I couldn't find the solution again, but I fortunately remembered the steps.
\015\012Remove the side pane to access your motherboard cables, etc. Locate the connector on your motherboard that contains the wires going from your power supply to your motherboard. It will be a large, rectangular connector with a lot of individual wires It is not a ribbon cable but should be located next to a ribbon cable connector andnext to a geen blnking light on your motherboard (when the power supply is plugged into the wall). Note: This green blinking light is in addition to the green blinking light on the back of the PC.
\015\012This next step is important: You have to disconnect the connector noted above from the motherboard WHILE the power suply is plugged into the wall. Wait a few seconds and plug it back in. The blinking reen light on the motherboard should now be a solid green light. The PC should now power up.
\015\012It worked twice for me; I hope it works for you.
I had the same problem as above and all u do is unplug it as described in the above comment. Make sure power cord is in it and then unplug it . plug back in and bam it works. thx
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