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Sony Laptop I also have a sony laptop that my daughter left on too long and had it closed so I am pretty sure it over heated. Now it wont load Windows. Starts up ok like it is going to work the right before it would have normally went on to windows it shuts down. What do I need to replace to get it working again?

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Having it closed shouldn't have caused overheating. Perhaps there is a problem with windows. Try booting into last known good configuratiot or safemode, you can do this by pressing F8 before the system tries to load windows. If this doesn't work it may be a ram issue, perhaps it is need of replacing/upgrade or perhaps became dislodged.

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