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Hi,

Good day. Usually if the power cuts off then most probably its the cord or power source that causes the problem. The first thing you want to check is the PSU (charger)

> Check for any bulges in the wire.
> Check for any visible damage. Pay close attention to the PSU itself and the DC connector.
> If you have a voltmeter or multimeter check to be sure the proper voltage is being delivered. The V
spec should be listed on the PSU's label.
> If you have someone with a similar notebook (preferably the same) with a PSU with matching
specifications, see if you can borrow it for a test or you can try your power cable to another laptop
if it will do the same or it will boot up just fine. This will help us isolate if it's the unit ( your
notebook )
or just the PSU that has the problem

If you find out that its your psu then you might consider getting a new one. If it's the laptop then you might need to go to a sony service center for them to check the notebook. Don't try to open the notebook's interior yourself for it might void the Warranty. Hope this information help you a bit. Have a great day and i hope your problem will be fix right away.

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