Question about Sony VAIO VGN-FS640W Notebook
Try cleaning the fan, vents and heatsink for starters. Has it been overheating? There are a few things you can check, Take a look at this video to help troubleshoot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Yi6GNFcP3w ALSO this: http://esupport.sony.com/perl/model-home.pl?mdl=VGNFS640_W AND: http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docTypeID=DT_KNOWLEDGEARTICLES_1_1&docType=kc&externalId=C270032
Posted on Apr 25, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: LCD laptop screen
It is definitely the screen or the inverter. Usually the screen and inverter come as one piece. I would check with the manufacturer. Unfortunately for you, the LCD is one of the most expensive parts to replace on a laptop.
Just the simple fact of you mentioning that it works fine with an external monitor tells me that its not the video card. If it was the video card, you would see the exact same thing happening on your external monitor as well.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Apr 22, 2008
Yepp, its easy to solve that problem. Get in the bios and change the boot up seqvence, ist probly set to look for all kinds of bootble divices, change that to only boot from the hdd in your laptop, disable all other boot devices, when you done that, hit F10 to save the settings and restart your laptop.
Posted on Mar 31, 2009
SOURCE: white screen. what does it mean?
Your LCD might have gone out, call the sony support number for a service request or take it to your local computer repair shop. Hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
Sorry i nay be a month late on this thread... but better late than never. My Girlfriends sony vaio VGN-CS215J seems to be doing the exact same thing. After buying one of those computer fans that you rest the computer oneverything seems to be running normal. i would also recommend cleaning your fans inside the computer because dirt dust and grime can hold the fans back from cooling down the laptop efficiently and will cause the safety overheat shutdown to activate and shutdown your computer... that way it does catch on fire or fry any of your hardware inside of your computer.
If that does not work... your fans maybe malfunctioning or not functioning at all. this model of vaio has a grinding fan issue that can be very damaging to your cpu if not fixed.
hope this helps,
Posted on May 04, 2010
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