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Sony vaio wont start up

Just got back from 2 week vacation . tried to start up my computer and get nothing. any ideas????

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  • Sarah P May 11, 2010

    Have you tried to charge the battery?

  • Bill Speer
    Bill Speer May 11, 2010

    Power problems can be checked visually to help determine the problem. In a properly working power supply, the power light will be green. If the light is orange, the supply is not totally bad but the flow of electricity is not getting through completely. Finally, if there is no light at all, the unit is most likely dead. A simple and relatively cheap ($25 or so) power supply tester plugged in at the end of the power supply cable that connects to the motherboard will tell you if the unit is bad. Finally, check to ensure that the plug is seated firmly to the power unit and that the wall outlet is not the culprit by plugging in something to the same outlet that does work- lamps are great for this.

  • Nathan B
    Nathan B May 11, 2010

    1. Check the powercord running into the back of the computer.
    2. Check the Powerbar to see if the computer is plugged in.
    3. Check to see if the powercord/powerbar is plugged into the wall socket.
    4. Ask around if there were any thunder storms in the area, You might have a blown power supply.


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