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Sony VAIO GRX570 (PCG-GRX570)... the system cannot find the Operating System, when I insert my xp cd, it starts looking for whatever but the screen keeps shutting off. So I connect an external monitor, NOTHING, I have a brand new hard drive,insert it... nothing. The system powers up but the screen won't stay up for too long to finish the OS installation. By the way that vaio has been fixed by sony in CA for the same issues but only lasted 6 months. They ****! Please help

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  • Jason Edinger May 11, 2010

    If they fixed it once before, they should be willing to fix it again.

    Try this before reformatting again.

    Unplug, remove battery. Hold power button down for 10 seconds. Plug back in, boot up.

    For the external monitor thing, you need to press a function key on the laptop; just connecting the cable isn't enough.

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REPLACE UR CD I MEAN CHANGE UR OS CD DN SEE UR RESPONCE

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