Hi everybody. i tried searching but did'nt find my problem. im kind of frustrated right now. i have a sony vaio laptop model: pcggrx560 after pressing power button LED lights would turn on, fan spins, harddrive starts but after 5 to 6 seconds fan would stop spinning but the lights are still on. there was one time i unscrewed the bottom covers then it worked. i was able to log on to windows check my documents and system restored it. it restarted then booted up just the way it used to be. then i put the covers back then it won't boot up, no display not even beeps, but the lights stayed on. tried taking the covers out but never worked no more.
i tried removing all the covers, removed keyboard, and almost everything, thinking maybe there are dust in it cleaned it but nothing happened. i turned laptop on with no keyboard, no external drives but the fan won't keep spinning.
anyone pls. help me. i don't know what's wrong with it.
Is this happening also when you run your system with only the battery, or ac power adapter? Check the output voltage of your power adapter.
Since you were not able to boot into bios. You need to reset or clear the cmos settings (Refer to your motherboard manual). If it could help you to boot into bios, try to change the power management settings.
Forgot to mention, do this first before anything else in the above post. Hit the "Reset" button with a clip or ballpen tip in a small hole found underneath the laptop. See if it helps you boot the computer.
hi fren. i tried what you said it booted up when there's only one memory stick seated one way or the other. but when welcome screen appears there's a 1 beep and it would not go to the desktop. then i tried switching the sticks then a blue screen with error appears.
I am also happy that you have found the culprit. The malfunctioning of the memory slot is sometimes created by some oxidation or foreign build up inside the slot. In order to remove this build up, try to clean the gold contact of a stick with a pencil eraser and seat it again into slot several times and clean also the slot with a soft brush. If this doesn't work, it is also safe to run your system with one stick installed instead of buying a new motherboard. Good luck..
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sony laptops wont boot becuase they need to be serviced. They have excellent protection and as a saftey aspect for not blowing the chipset they wont boot up. type "laptop repairs" in google and click on any natural listing