Having problems with your Sony PC Laptops ?

I hv a sony VAIO VGN-TXN15P that keep on freezing up, I can get a good 1hr before it freeze. I hav just reformated the hard drive but to no avail. Please advice what can I do to solve this problem. Some say I may hv a bad sector, how can I fix it?


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Hello hydg9820,

There are 2 possible scenarios here. It may be your RAM or your hard drive.

Just perform a defrag on your laptop. It should tell you if have bad sectors or not. If so, you will need to contact Sony how you can go about in replacing the hard drive.

Access your My computer, right click on any of the hard drives, C, D, E, etc & choose Properties, go to Tools & click on Defragment now.

If it's your RAM, try to contact a friend who may have a similar RAM, this laptop has a DDR2 SDRAM type.

Once you have a similar RAM, try to take out the RAM on your laptop & replace it.

That way, we'll be able to narrow down what's really causing your laptop to freeze.

Hope that helps.


Yours truly,
Art Pena
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Sony PC Laptops

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