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Sony Vaio Laptop help. Ok, so my brother was using my sister's laptop. He said that he tried to guess the password "a few times", and finally got it. Then tried to use the internet and the laptop shut off randomly. The laptop won't turn on, there are no lights on it. No sounds, nothing. Does anyone know what could have happened? Or how I could fix it? Her laptop is: Sony VAIO, VGN-FS740/W Windows XP... Let me know if you need any more information. Thank you.

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Could be overheating CPU, trying cleaning the air vents with some compressed AIR, i doubt theres a security to shut off the computer if you gotten the wrong password.

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