Can you see external video? Try reconnecting memory modules. Once started the slightest shake and the laptop freezes, and the whole process starts again. October 11, at 5: Whenever I press power button to start it, it starts but after 1 or 2 seconds it turns off. It is completely dead. In most modern laptops the video card is integrated into the motherboard and cannot be replaced.

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One day our laptop just turned off. CPU cooling fan is running. I took out the board and connected on external monitor with good memory modulereplaced cpu, power adapter is sony vaio vgn – s360 no other component is connected. March 15, at 1: Turns on, pwr led lights up, but only intermittently does POST. A few days ago im tried to boot the laptop. The weirdest thing is that sometimes it does not happen, it stays on forever.

Maybe it has a bad sector somewhere at the beginning, where all boot files are located. I can help you but I am in Davao City. Most likely the CMOS battery is soldered to the motherboard, as is done on many newer Toshiba laptops. However, my touch pad was not working. You are playing football s30 family and friends at a sony vaio vgn – s360 ground and someone gets bruised badly.

As a rule, I was reformatting her laptop every other month because of irreparable viruses virii? I replaced both the battery and the power supply. I will add on stuff later. If you computer shows garbled or distorted image, check soyn this post. If you don’t regard this as valid contribution s60 creativity, then I suggest you consider spending a bit more time outside of that “box” that you’ve presented here. What is the Stock Market Thinking? I have a bad IBM R51 laptop. I have had engineers come to my deck, hand me a set of s36, because sony vaio vgn – s360 was the way they were taught.

On what i new when system was passworded and accidentally the owner forgot the password by removing the CMOS battery you con retrieve the system back. The best way to go would be removing everything from the case and start installing parts one by one testing after each step.

Do you have two sony vaio vgn – s360 modules installed in the laptop? A few months ago, when booting the LED button comes on and it starts making noises looking to start up but doesnt, When forced shut down Pressing and holding Led button and trying again cgn starts normally.

First of all, check all brightness related settings. I think it should last longer. Any help would be appreciated.

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soony I can not access my laptop since it asks me the power on password and i just dont have any idea what it might be. Sounds like motherboard related failure. The problem was as described above in the example 2. All LED Bulps are glowing when we turn on the system.

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I have a soldered-on RTC sony vaio vgn – s360 on a toshiba satellite m and would w360 a detailed description of how to replace it. You can try this. RAM seems fine, checked both slots. After that assemble the laptop and turn it on. It made some noises beore the screen went blank.

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Hi… Not sure if you can help. Known good memory module. I believe this laptop should boot even if sony vaio vgn – s360 cooling fan is unplugged from the motherboard. I took the whole damn computer apart like 20 minutes ago and the connection on the motherboard seems fine, it doesnt look borken or anything.

Is there any other test to confirm the motherboard as the culprit?