Question about Sony VAIO GRV680 Notebook

3 Answers

No LCD display and hard drive is not flashing or booting

After turning on the lap top, no display, no lights on the hard disc, only power indicator lights ( green) and flashing light on the battery 1 ( yellow)

Posted by on

  • erwin amurao Jun 09, 2007

    after external monitor was plugged, then press function key LCD/ VGA, still no display, Hard disk indicator still not flushing.

    I think problem first is the booting then If check the LCD display, your comment, pls.

×

Ad

3 Answers

Hey I just stumbled across this page when someone brought me their same laptop with the same problem. I tried everything that has already been mentioned but what fixed it in the end was just reseting the RAM and it booted up perfectly after that!

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 8 Answers

I apologize for not seeing this posting before telling you to try what you already did... =) You say the notebook powers on, but no indicator light for the hard drive. Please try this: turn the notebook on and put your ear next to the keyboard/hand on the bottom. Do you hear/feel the drive spinning up?? If so, then the issue is more than you probably want to hear. However, if you DON'T hear/feel the drive spin up, then I would have to say that your hard drive needs replacing. Fairly easy to do that - but i'm afraid you've most likely lost the data on the drive, if it's dead. Please let me know your resultys. You can email directly for faster help if you'd like, at bosscomputers@comcast.net. Good Luck!! ~D~

Posted on Jun 09, 2007

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

If you have a external monitor that you can plug into the back of the Laptop, and then 1 - power the laptop 2 - press and hold the "Fn" key follow by the "LCD/CRT" key to change display this is to see if the laptop is giving any forms of video, please let me know an update...

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dell 3600 video card replacement


If your laptop appears to boot up and the hard disk LED flashes, then the problem is probably a back light fault. This can be a faulty inverter or a faulty CCFL lamp. Please click on this link and follow my instructions to identify the fault and possible fix :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3598095-faulty_laptop_lcd_screen

Aug 11, 2012 | Dell Precision M6300 Notebook

2 Answers

Hello.. I need some help. I am using toshiba satellite a1O system unit..my laptop was fyn till nw..all of a sudden windows doesnt load..when i turn the power on, the toshiba logo is shown..then black...


Hello
First thing you do is to see what hard disc installed in your laptop. You can check that by checking it in your bios system. To check in your bios system first turn off your computer then press delete while your laptop is booting up. Then you will see if there is a hard disk detected in your lap top if there is a detected hard drive this means you have a problem in your windows installed in your lap top.
There is also a reason why those message appear if the first boot of your laptop is the CD/DVD ROM. Check you CD/DVD ROM if there a CD inside this may the first on to read while the laptop booting up. Remove the cd inside your CD/DVD ROM. Then restart your laptop. Check your hard disk connector it may have some loose contact thats why your laptop did not recognize the hard disc.
Hope this can help keep on touch with fixya. Hope to hear some testimonial from you. . .

Aug 12, 2011 | Toshiba SATELLITE A10 A15 A20 A25 A35 A40...

1 Answer

Hi, when I turn on the Acer Aspire 5920, the acer screen comes on, the bar across the bottom moves, then it goes to a blank dark screen with a blinking cursor. I have tried turning off and turning on and...


Check if your hard rive indicator light is flashing (has disc shape icon or can shape icon next to it). If it is then put in your windows disc and do a startup repair. Make sure it is booting from the disc drive first. if it isnt flashing then you may have a dead hard drive. Try taking the hard drive out and putting it back in.

Mar 19, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5920-6727 Notebook

1 Answer

The BIOS won't boot up. there's a light indication on the power


The most common problem is with the memory card(s). Try to re seat and clean them if necessary with pencil eraser on the metal connector. If you have spare mem card with the same spec, it would be a good idea if you replace it

May 06, 2010 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

1 Answer

Dropped lap top now wont boot up


press the fn key on laptop hold it down and then press the power key on the laptop. once u see any display on the screen you will get some tests running on the screen. The system will show you the error message which u need to note down. else you can do a Flea Power on your laptop. Remove the adapter and the battery and then press the power button and hold it down for 30 seconds then connect the battery and adapter back and try to turn on the laptop. See if the magic works for you

Jul 16, 2009 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

1 Answer

Lap top will not boot correctly when not connected to ext hard dr


First u check the laptop Display
if it has display, thn it might be problem ur windows
instead of it.
if computer does not give display thn u check the power adopter of ur laptop.
after all gonig through these steps.even u find all these above steps perfect.
it will mean,
it might be problem of ur hardware.
lets check out it by ur computer vendor.


Thanks
Danish khan




Feb 01, 2009 | Western Digital My Book Essential Edition...

1 Answer

Lap top wont boot up past the windows screen


This generally indicates that a sector in the hard drive has failed, and the hard drive will need to be replaced. With a bad sector the drive reads to the point of the bad sector and past the bad sector, but can't put the info together, so it tries to boot, but can't. Unfortunately, your only option is replacing the hard drive.

Aug 01, 2008 | HP Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Packard Bell Easynote M5255 - Will not boot up


option f2, go into bios setup and see if the hard drive is listed or detected. Auto detect hard drive save and exit. System will reboot if the same error occurs then the hard drive master boot record is probably corrupt or the hard drive has totally failed.

Apr 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

No LCD display


if you get the hard drive lights flashing on boot up, the system will probably be booting as normal, if so, use a torch and shine it onto your screen to see if your desktop shows, if so your backlighting has failed and only taking to a qualified repairer is advised. If the system has not booted into windows, but you know the screen is ok, next time you boot up try pressing F8 on boot up and see if windows enters safe mode, and when it has gone into safe mode, highlight 'Last known good configuration' and press enter to reboot. The other thing to try is to press F2 or Del on boot up and seeif you can get into the bios, if you can and can see the bios menu, you know the screen is ok, but there is something more serious wrong. If all else fails use your windows cd to boot into windows, but you will have to set in the bios your cd drive to be the first boot device and then press enter when prompted to repair windows if neccassary. Unfortunately it is difficult to diagnose from your description of the problem, as even the hard drive may be faulty.

Jun 08, 2007 | Sony VAIO GRV680 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony VAIO GRV680 Notebook Logo

298 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18425 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2678 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Sony Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...