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Sony vaio pcg-grt170 when I push the power button, the green light and 2 yellow lights blink one time but the computer will not turn on. I tried taking the battery out, checked the power cord.

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  • navypierferr Feb 18, 2009

    I tried it, but they still just blink once and then nothing else happens. What else can I try?

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Perform these steps and the issue will be resolved if the issue is with the Static charges on the Mother board.

I recommend you use Power Drain procedure by following these steps:

1. Disconnect the AC Adapter.
2. Remove the Battery.
3. Hold the Power button down for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
4. Reconnect the AC adapter and do NOT connect the battery now.
5. Turn on the Notebook power.


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  • SanthU Gampa Feb 24, 2009

    This seems to be due to the mother board.. The best solution is to contact the nearest service center... Also check out if you can remove CMOS battery from the mother board and run the computer. If this doesnot resolve, contact the nearest service center.

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