Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGN-S460 Notebook ?

My laptop is showing a black screen nad nothing else after booting. what could be the problem with it?


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Remove the back panels and remove the RAM and unplug the battery and any source of power. This will purge the memory of any instructions that maybe causing your problem. It sounds like a cooky fix but it works.
The black screen is usually the cause of this.

Let me know if it boots, if not we will find another solution
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