You can use any of them flickr. I was dumb and took it on a camping trip over a very rough road. With liquid damaged laptops you cannot guess, you have to take it apart and examine internal parts. Your symptons exactl same as mine on a PB laptop, now fixed. I was advised that it was just the video cord that needs to be replaced. Jatin July 13, Try installing a known good memory module.
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When you move the LCD screen some lines might disappear or more lines appear on the faio. I hav by mistake change de power setting. But it is spring and it is not yet warm enough for the presence of this ceiling fan is bearable because there is me turns me off.
Satellite a had it since late jan. This started sony vaio vgn – sr290 one or two month ago.
Thanks for the help. Hi, Hats off to this resource, before anything else. The computer is slightly over a year old. I have tried to purchase spares from sony uk but they want to carry out the repair themselves, they wont even give me sony vaio vgn – sr290 estimate without charging me for the privilege.
The screen is offset in any resolution. But from my experience this kind of failure on Satellite A laptops is caused by faulty system board.
Fixing bad video on LCD screen
Winston, I just came back to my Dell lapton and I have the exact same issue. There are no directons for this particular model do you have any suggestions. First, this site is an excellent source of information for laptops, thanks for all the information.
It is most critical when I active any program that require video processing for sony vaio vgn – sr290 a screen saver. I also opened the laptop looking for suspicius circuits, but everything seemed normal. If you need to access data, you can remove the hard drive and connect it to another working computer using an external USB enclosure as Vaii explained in this post.
Service manuals for Sony Vaio
The laptop is about 18 months old. Now reboot the laptop and let it detect the webcam and reinstall the drivers. Have others experienced similar problems?
G33CP is correct too, but most sellers list it by the P-number. Do you have two RAM modules installed?
One thing very special, If I open the lid lower or equal 90 degree, It just flash in milisecond and then turns dark. We looked on ebay but they are all expensive.
Bunny July 19, Sony vaio vgn – sr290, It looks like a bad screen. I also hook my laptop to an external monitor and the image was good so i know is not the Video Card. Sony vaio vgn – sr290 October 10, Biny August 16, External monitor works FINE.
It would be nice to hook up a test screen and see if it also goes white. I just got a new laptop: Thanks for the help! How can I fix this? If I plug other monitor it shows the screen there properly. The pen caused a hugr black screen displaed image.
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What is the point of this story? Something is wrong with the video card. Where do I buy them from.