Laptop Help Greatly Appreciated - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-02-2006, 09:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1
Angry Laptop Help Greatly Appreciated

I have a Sony Vaio vgn ar11m lap top, bought less than 3 weeks ago.

However a few days ago it would not turn on, so i consulted the troubleshooting manual, followed the instructions, (remove battery and ac cable, then replace and turn on again) and got it working.

However, the problem persisted, and now I cannot get it to turn on at all. The green power light turns on, but nothing happens on screen.

It has been like this for a few days, I'm thinking of sending it back, as its so young, but could do without the hassle.

I would greatly appreciate any help anyone might have. Thanks, Adam.

99leesea is offline  
Old 10-02-2006, 10:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 793

hmm sounds as if something is going bad in the laptop, i would send it back for a replacement if it has a warrenty (which i'm guessing it does)


\"I may or may not have put a loaf of bread in the dish washer\"
\"Once you go white a trailer is in sight\"
COD2_fanatic is offline  
Old 10-02-2006, 01:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 51

If you got it from a vendor like Best Buy you should be able to take it back and get a new one within 30 days without having to send it to Sony.
Otherwise your looking at some time without your new notebook. Does it seem to be a power problem? Like the battery isn't charging or something?
M3Cosmos is offline  
Old 10-02-2006, 10:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Jorsoft's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Oakdale, MN
Posts: 4,581

Most vendors have a 14 day return policy, though if you get a nice manager there can be some flexibility there since you just want it exchanged. Try that otherwise I'd recommend ealing with Sony to get the problem fixed.
Jorsoft is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.