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Black screen once system boots up i get an error message and then screen goes black

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  • Ryan Wendell May 11, 2010

    What does this error say? System specs? Please more detail.

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Johnslaptops.com I repair these all the time i hate to bare bad new but it a bad mother board.This is so common with sony laptops i have a stack of them with the same troubles. i just got a pcg k45 than seam to work good till you get to the starting windows screen and just shuts down.
Sony knows it has problems but they just keep selling them anyway. because it dont happen till the warranty runs out.A new mother cost about $425 for this model. Wish i could tell you something better

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