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Sony vio doesn't boot up

I press the power button, and the battery and power indicators light up, but nothing else, i think i hear the hard drive run but nothing. i reseated the ram and hard drive, i un hooked cmos battery hopping to reset bios, nothing, the fan doesn't even turn on, it is like the thing is dead. i even took out the battery, held the power switch 1 minute and replaced the battery, nothing. could my mother board be bad? oh by the way, i was given this laptop by a friend, he told me i could have it, since it doesn't work.

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    SONY VAIO-PCG-532A: won't turn on. please help.

  • Anonymous Sep 09, 2008

    i turn on the power switch but only the power ligth and battery will indecate but no picture?



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Its most probley the fan reinsert




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Most likly its you graphics card wich is probly intigrated so you would have to buy a hole new motherboard

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