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How do you remove a hard drive on a Sony Vaio VGC-V617G? Thank you

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The hard drive is located in the rear of the base. Remove the black plastic cover. Just look for the black screws holding it in then pull it back and up. The hard drive is held in place by four screws on the back side. Some components in this PC are for laptops however the hard drive is a standard PC size and connections.

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How do I install ram on Sony Vaio vgc-v617g

Memory Upgrade for Sony VAIO VGC-V617G Computer, the Sony VAIO VGC-V617G Computer takes the PC3200 DDR SDRAM DIMMs. Memory Type, and comes installed with 512MB (removable) of Memory. You can upgrade your Sony VAIO VGC-V617G Computer to up to a maximum of 1.0 GB Memory, the system has 2 sockets to install Memory, already with 512MB (removable) standard Memory installed. For best Computer performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Computer.

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desktop ram installation is pretty much the same on all desktops

if you're not sure if a module is right for your system, use the Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules.

first you will need to select the manufacturer from a drop down list then select your product line from a drop down list then select the model then click find it will take you directly to compatible ram also you will have an option to scan your system

you should always ask for a guarantee on the compatibility before making any purchase and try to buy for working pairs if possible

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Sep 10, 2012 | Sony VAIO VGC-V617G PC Desktop

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I would like to remove the back and replace the hard drive in this computer vaio vgc-v617g

The hard drive is in the base. Don't waste time trying to figure out how to get the back off. Just take the cover off the base and it will be obvious how to get it out from there. Don't take it to a service center. This is an easy job.

Nov 26, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGC-V617G PC Desktop

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I having problem of changing my display image from my vaio. how can i can that display???

Click on the desk top and choose personalize. Then select background or desktop display to choose appropriate display layout or picture you desire.

Oct 13, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGC-V617G PC Desktop

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How do I replace the cd/dvd drive in a vgc-v617g

there will be a screw at the back side of your laptop
which will be 10-12 cm from the side and at the centre line of your dvd ROM
remove it and slowly pull out your dvd rom

May 07, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGC-V617G PC Desktop

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What can I do my sony vaio vgc-v617g pc I STARE and after 40 minutes my screen is dark

Is it only when your PC is Idle for 40 minutes?
Check your power saving options.

Jan 31, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGC-V617G PC Desktop

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How to open sony vaio-pcv-w101/w to replace bad ram?

Try this:
Lift up and remove notebook display panel.
13-taking-apart-notebook.jpg STEP 12
Remove hard drive cover, memory cover and modem cover from the bottom of the notebook. Each cover is secured by one screw.
14-taking-apart-notebook.jpg STEP 13
Here’s how you can remove the hard drive. Remove four screws securing the hard drive caddy to the base assembly. Slide the hard drive down to disconnect it from the motherboard. Lift up and remove the hard drive.
15-taking-apart-notebook.jpg STEP 14
Removing memory modules (if needed). Carefully spread latches on both sides of the memory slot. The memory module will pop up at 30 degree angle. Pull the memory module from the slot by the edges.
Removing modem card (if needed). Remove two screws securing the modem card. Lift up the modem card to disconnect it from the motherboard and unplug cable from the side.

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May 06, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGC-V617G PC Desktop

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