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#10993 24-Dec-2006 13:13
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Hello all. I have a Sony Vaio PCG-K13 laptop. I've had it for a little over 2 years and up until today I have never had a problem with it. I just did a complete system restore on it about a week ago with the factory reset disks. My girlfriend was using it today and said the screen seemed kind of dim. I went to boot it up a few hours later and now the screen won't show anything. Its just black.  It sounds like the computer is still booting up I just can't see a damn thing in the screen. Anyone ever had this happen? Any recommendations? I'd really hate to have to loose this laptop.  Thanks in advance.

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#56285 24-Dec-2006 14:25
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Its Broken!

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  #56286 24-Dec-2006 14:49
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Wow Johnr.. Thanks for all the help. I bet it took you longer to type that than it did to come up with that educated answer. That's just what I was looking for. Thanks again.

 
 
 
 


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  #56288 24-Dec-2006 15:45
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Have you got a normal monitor to plug into it, that way if you can get the display coming up, there is likely a problem with the laptop screen.

Another method would be to get a live CD of linux or something, and boot up - if you have display, then its an OS issue.

Can you see the Windows boot screen? If not, you probably have a faulty display.







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  #56309 24-Dec-2006 21:35
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Tony. I tried using another monitor and that didn't work either.  I did some research online and found out it could be a RAM issue.  I removed the RAM and reseated it and it worked perfectly.  Thanks for the help though.

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  #56311 24-Dec-2006 21:59
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Glad you got it sorted! At least a RAM issue is a cheap and easy fix!







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