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take the side off of the machine, have a look for the current drive and check connections for compatibility with your new drive, if you have an ide drive (lots of small pins) then the cable which is attached to your current drive may have another socket part way down which you can connect to your new drive. Have a look on the new drive for the small plastic (jumper) and check to see what position it is in. cs is cable selct, you can try this, if it is a single drive on a cable you should set it to master, if it is a second drive on the cable then set it to slave. Once the drive is connected for data and power, boot the machine. Your operating system should pick the drive up automatically and assign it a letter. If it doesn't then right click on "my computer" and select manage. From here, look for and select drive management. This box will list all drives connected to the pc. Have a look for your drive in the bottom panel, you may need to initialise the drive, may even need to format it, be careful of any data on the drive it you are instructed to format.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on May 02, 2011

Are the DIMMS identical?
If they are not or one is faulty, it will not recognise the both of them.
Does it work with each RAM either way round?
The must be of the same manufacture and speed.
Hope that helps.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Dec 09, 2010

better to format the system

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Nov 12, 2010

All PATA writers will do. Pick one

Sony VAIO... | Answered on May 15, 2010

Any as they are pretty well standard but I would upgrade to a dvd/cd rw.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Mar 22, 2010

i've personally ran into this once before with a gateway system and a WD drive. Have you tried another high capacity drive from a different manufacturer? Sometimes there are simply compatibility issues with some drives and boards. Also (even though i'm certain this isn't the case) sometimes when you do a direct clone you clone over information that is located on a bad sector from the original drive. you may want to consider running a hdd regeneration tool before doing a clone. This software can be found on Hiren's boot cd which is a free resource that i use daily. Not related to this particular issue i'm fairly certain but a good tip for the future.

hope this helps.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Dec 10, 2009

if the drivers for the card reader were recently updated they might not be capatible with the card reader try rolling the drivers back to previous time and clean the reader with canned air if it does not work the problem is internal and might have to be replaced if it is not proprietary (attached to the motherboard)

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Nov 17, 2009

1. Turn off the computer and unplug the power cable from the wall socket.
2. Open the CPU.
3. Remove the video card and memory card from the slots.
4. Use a blower to remove the dust inside the slots. You may also use a soft brush to clean the inside of the slots.
5. Wipe the gold pins of the video card and the memory card using a clean cloth (do not use alcohol or oil).
6. Reseat the video and memory cards.
7. Turn the computer back on.

If same problem occurs, try using another monitor to isolate the problem. If it's still not working, replace the video card.

Have a great day!

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Oct 14, 2009

It is common problem on most of the PC USB ports does not recognise external hardware.It is mainly due to lack power supplied by the USB Ports..You can try with Old Pentium4 maschines.IT Reads well..

Another thing dont use extension ports to plug external HDD..always use backside on board ports.\

IF it helps rate me

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Jun 25, 2009

what are the jumper setting on the hard drive. make sure the old one is the master and the new one the slave.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Jun 13, 2009

run an updated antivirus and anti spyware software.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on May 08, 2009

It might be a motor going bad, as in a HDD or fan. Try to pinpoint where the noise originates. Is it coming from the speakers or somewhere else?

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Jan 02, 2009


Sounds like loose connection on your monitor card, if installed seperately, otherwise the wrong drivers installed.

Boot up in safe mode and uninstall the monitor drivers. and try and boot again.

Let me know if need further help.



Sony VAIO... | Answered on Dec 01, 2008

??????????? not enough info.
No power?
No screen???

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Aug 07, 2008

Hi - could you please tell me what operating system you are using so I can give you the step by step instructions. You should repartition the drive just so you're you get as much room as possible on it and it will have to be reformatted and that's it. Let me know about your your operating system and I'll be happy to give you directions. Thanks.


Sony VAIO... | Answered on Aug 07, 2008

Reformat your hard drive and restart from the beginning.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Jul 06, 2008

plz try to boot in safe mode(press f 8 when the system reboot in bios screen), if the the problem persists than you have to repair or reload the operating system

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Jun 24, 2008

Your CMOS battery should have drained. Replace it.

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Jan 03, 2008

Follow these steps
First you should Return BIOS settings to their default levels. An overclocked or misconfigured BIOS can cause all sorts of random issues, including BSODs.
- Restart your computer and then press and hold F8 keys until you get Advanced Options menu screen.Use the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode, and then press Enter, your computer will boot automatically to safe mode.
If you able to start in safe mode then update your graphic drivers from the manufacturer site of your laptop
Let me know if it helps you.
Use system utility tool like RegInOut to remove unwanted files , fix registry and windows errors which causing blue screen

Sony VAIO... | Answered on Feb 19, 2019

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