Many many thanks for the advice. It should come out easily with a little slide to the left. I disassembled my PCG K23 to the last step for cleaning. Any advice appreciated and btw, what a brilliant guide. I have a computer business. I could never make the pc start after that. My computer worked fine before I did this, but when I put it back together, I had the same problem as described above where when the power button is pushed, the power light blinks for one sec and then nothing.

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One site had instructions for installing replacement keys, but not for removing keys sony vaio pcg-k45 the keyboard. Make sure the hard drive properly connected to the motherboard. If the laptop works fine with Knoppix, apparently this problem is not related to the inverter board or backlight lamp.

I tried for several days to get a power on light. STEP 12 Remove the hard drive cover, memory cover and modem cover from the bottom. This guide was awesome! Tried an external monitor and that works fine. It sounds like the hard drive is engaged just for a second and then stops—the computer remains on, but does not boot. Disassemble the laptop again to the bare bone system. sony vaio pcg-k45


What should I do? A You Tube video shows a similar model disassembly requiring only that the hard drive be removed and detaching 2 screws below the hard drive that connect to the DVD drive, sony vaio pcg-k45 the door open with vaik paperclip then slipping out the drive. Lots of usefull info.

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Ash, Before I ever took the laptop vwio, the screen worked fine. Thanks for the sony vaio pcg-k45 and step by step guide. Unique, high-strength acrylic adhesive that can bond plastic, glass, powder coats, lightly oiled sony vaio pcg-k45 to the toughest surfaces, quickly and easily. Windows itself does not load, and the screen does not turn on. Sony vaio pcg-k45 10 Remove four screws securing display hinges.


Thanks again—instead of a doorstop, we sony vaio pcg-k45 have a working laptop again! This is an interesting site — I had no idea what the inside of a computer looked like!

Now when Sony vaio pcg-k45 push the switch to the right ON the green light will not light up and I receive no wireless signal anymore. I believe the wireless card LED lights up even before Windows loads.

Could it be pcg-i45 jumpers next to the slot? Make sure the CPU and memory module are properly connected sony vaio pcg-k45 the motherboard, reconnect them just in case and test the laptop again. Will it work with reduced brightness?

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Have ever experienced a problem with that key before? I own a PCG-K25, personally. An outside monitor works fine and shows the computer boots normally.

Vio the drivers seemed sony vaio pcg-k45 load up fine. Maybe you accidentally pulled if from the screen while taking apart the laptop? As lost resort, I removed the CPU and installed it in a pentium-4 MSI board, and it worked just fine, so I believe the motherboard or the power board are broken.

But if disconnecting from the mother board use the small end of vsio small paperclip opened up as a hook to lift the tab on sony vaio pcg-k45 connector enabling removal of the ribbon cable. I want the take this time to thank the folks for keeping this information available.

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Loris, Did you remove the heat sink for cleaning? Edd, I was wondering if someone could recommend what upgrades can I perform on my laptop.

I tried new battery.