Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGN-S460 Notebook ?
Sound is garbled. Slow to almost a stop. Hard drive overworking and fan constantly running
A program or few programs are using a lot of your computers resources. What I would recommend you do, is first back up your files from the computer if you have anything important there, into a external usb drive. Then use the recovery discs or windows installation cd/dvd to perform a fresh install of windows, that will get rid of the slowness. If you install from a normal windows cd/dvd some of the device drivers might not be installed. you will have to download and install software for them from the sony website.-- http://b2b.sony.com/b2bMicrosites/landingpage/vaio_drivers/download_vaio_drivers.html
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