i've got a one year old vaio vgn-tx17gp series, the one with the 11.1'' screen. the machine works great, i'm very happy with it.... last time when i was playing in AV MODE one of my DVD's (i was flying), the movie just stopped....freezed...there was nothing i could do... i thought that maybe the dvd was a little bit scratched and the only thing i could do was shuting it down from the ''green button''.. i thought that maybe i should play the dvd from windows's media player..i restarted, it booted normally and i started the film with mplayer9 and the movie was stuttering like 10 fps....then i was sure it was the dvd-rom....AND IT FREEZED AGAIN...and after that my computer won't start again -ever-...it doesn't even show me the password entry when i start it....SO: when i press the ON/OFF button the laptop starts, the dvd-rom starts (i can hear it) but the screen stays black..and that's it..
today, after 2 weeks i just tried it once more and it WORKED...but it freezed at the startup...so please..anybody just a little suggestion? if it was the BIOS it would be okay...but i can't even come to the point where i could set my BIOS up to date...so i'm afraid it is the motherboard right?? please if there's anybody... 10x alot