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Sony vaio power up issue

I have a sony vgn nr160e (brown). its 15months old wit 4gigs of ram running vista. Over the last week i have notice i cant power up my sony without unpluging my power cable or batt.and then pluging it back in . the cable is new and batt. is about 4 months old. also ..sometimes after it powers up it just shuts down at any given time...please help

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    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Might be having a motherboard issue. Leave the battery unplugged and only hook up the ac adaptor and see if you run into the same problem.

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