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Ive got this stubborn laptop...? Answered

 I got a oder of donated computers a while back, and one of them was a VAIO laptop (YES, a VAIO!!). Its one of the big ones. But anyway, its missing a CD Drive, and the HardDrive. I replaced the RAM and checked everything else I checked. It will power on, but the processor wont put out any heat, and the screen wont turn on. I swapped processors on it for another one, a intel vs. the INTEL Portable it had.

The power and battery is working fine, as well as the RAM, and processor. I'm just stumped as of now on what's wrong. I haven't worked with Laptops much, mostly Desktops (I have 4 custom from scratch sitting in the room now).

Any ideas Instructables? You're the kind of people I like. That and Yahoo Answers deleted my question...

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lemonie
lemonie

Best Answer 11 years ago

Sounds a bit bad. No fan, no display, and no beep I guess?
I'd suggest the board failed and someone took the bits that worked out of it.
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darkclaw42
darkclaw42

Answer 11 years ago

 Ive been thinking that myself. I was just hoping that there was a chance or reviving this.. beauty.

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lemonie
lemonie

Answer 11 years ago

Can you see any physical-damage - look hard. Whether you can or not, the chances of fixing it (after some good approaches already) sound slim from where I'm sitting. After all, it was a donation.

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RedMeanie
RedMeanie

11 years ago

Does it have the Little round battery on the Mother Board? If its missing or Dead that could be the issue.