Question about Sony VAIO VGN-CS215J/W Notebook
Sadly as with most laptops it is normally cheaper to turn around and buy a whole new machine then try to replace a motherboard, so unless you desperately need that exact machine i suggest getting a new one
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Posted on Oct 20, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i guess f1, f2, and all the function keys are given with added fn key in the left corner of the keypad. search for the blue icon with fn in the keypad. that should solve it. press fn along with the key you want to use.
Posted on Aug 12, 2009
To enable the Fn keys functionality, you need to install the "Vaio Event Service" and "Sony Utility Series"
They are available to download as part of a package from the Sony website. Here is the link:
Posted on Oct 20, 2009
SOURCE: sony vaio VGN-SZ430N/B
I'd suggest ring back Sony support and tell them that your OS is Windows 7 - not Vista. Therefore, you need the upgraded VGA driver because the Vista driver is incompatible with Windows 7. Hope it all goes well. If my suggestion works for you, please do rate me. Thanks
Posted on Feb 04, 2010
SOURCE: the ac power plug was
1. Test power adapter for output voltage. Bend the power cable in various directions while doing this to be sure that there is no broken conductors in the cable.
2. If power adapter is Ok, connect it & see if the power LED on the laptop will glow when you jiggle the power connector in various directions. If yes, then the DC jack might be loose or damaged, & need to be either re-soldered or replaced.
3. If not, then disassemble the laptop. Remove any components that attach to the laptop's motherboard first (e.g. battery, hard drive, RAM, wireless card, optical drive, ... etc.)
4. Next, remove the keyboard & the LCD screen.
5. Finally, unscrew all screws that hold the upper cover & lower cover together so that you could gain access to the motherboard.
6. Inspect the solder points connecting the DC jack to the motherboard. Make sure that none of them is loose. If any, re-solder them.
7. Inspect the center pin in the DC jack. Make sure that it is not broken or loose. If it is, then you might need to replace the DC jack.
8. When you are done, re-assemble back the laptop.
Posted on Sep 19, 2010
SOURCE: I have a Sony Vaio
Hi gawaynelcy ,
As you have installed the Windows 7 Operating System in the Computer, it is required to re-install the Drivers and Software in the Computer to fix this issue. Installling the following files in the in the given order should fix the issue.
Please download each file and save it on the Desktop. After that, please double click on the downloaded file to begin the installation. Please make sure that you restart the Computer after each installation for the settings to take the effect. This should fix the issue.
Hope this helps.
Please let me know if you have any further questions or require any further assistance.
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Posted on Dec 17, 2010
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