You can remove the keyboard and take a look at the slot. I purchased this laptop new and am familiar with its operation; it has not been operated for 4 years. Very good step by step guide. Many thanks for your help. So then i plug the cable back again and it only lights up once and then it will not allow me to press the power button to turn on the computer.

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I guess im going to have to do this write up and get the part off ebay. It currently uses an external monitor because the laptop display is not working properly.

I did more tests with Ubuntu live-CD. Gave it a good blow out and clean but now it is back together again now i have found that on startup i get a continuous beeping and lots of ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; continuously typed automatically???

Thanks a lot guys. Unplug both fan cables from the motherboard. Could that be the problem. I tried for several days to get sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp power on light. Any thoughts would be sincerly appreciated.

All these are lit and viewable on laptop LCD screen. I think you can ask him about compatibility directly. Your description has more disassembly. Do you know which lug the red and black wire goes on.

Any help with this biggie?? The fans turn on and the seat hink gets hot to the touch. Gilberto, The screen keeps all bright full white sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp gray flashing. I tried to reinsert the main flat cable in the LCD back area, and I noticed another small flat cable in the LCD circuit, but too thin and I really became afraid of vzio to move it as pcg-5fp to be hard fixed in place. Many Thanks Duncan Brown. Try turning sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp the laptop with each module separately.

However better too much than too little — but I would have preferred a specific answer. The LAPTOP kept shutting down after a minute or then even quicker, Somy gathered this was due to a fault Heatsink and fan, I replaced the Heastsink and fan module and i now sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp an issue with the laptop not powering on at all.

If not, is key replacement preferable?

Also, could be hard drive failure. What a pathetic loser. One site had instructions for pcg-5fkp replacement keys, but not for removing keys from the keyboard.

Be very very careful. I did it 3 to 4 times so I hope docking cpu and heat sink would not be a problem. The LAPTOP sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp shuting down after a minute or then even quicker, I gathered this was due to a fault Heatsink and fan, I replaced the Heastsink and fan module and i now have song issue with sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp laptop not powering on at all.

I can get to the BIOS just fine. If you break any connector on the motherboard you are screwed big time. I also ported memory many times. Mike Cooley, If the laptop just stopped working completely no power light, no LED light, no activity at all, etc…the first thing would be to test the AC adapter. Laptop boots up, gets to Pcg5kfp logo and just freezes the little scrolling bar underneath the logo moves about 3 times. Have you tried cleaning them with compressed air? Sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp typed my password pg-5kfp, but nothing.

Maybe you must use PC, not PC modules?

How to disassemble Sony Vaio PCG-K – Inside my laptop

Just replaced my screen. Same phenomenon in both slots. If nothing else, I think it is sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp of you techs to document to show others how to do these things.

Any ideas what could be the reason? I am thinking it is an issue with the pro media memory slot itself hardware. Are you getting the same error with the old drive installed? Do anyone know what to do to solve this anomaly? If the laptop turns on and you get video on the scree, start vaiio the laptop piece sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp piece. In order to start any laptop with video, you need only three parts: I know the flexi mylar ribbon cable is not repairable but it must be replaceable… where can a guy find one though.

How to disassemble Sony Vaio PCG-K

Fans come on and react as the processor heats up. Do you think it is sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp back light? I need to replace power jack as sony vaio laptop pcg-5kfp the details above and am looking forward to diving in but hopefully without the dire problems some of you guys have had!! Like I said before, it can happen a few seconds after turning it on or a few days.

One more thing — is a desoldering pump necessary? Just a problem, after putting it back together the laptop get powered up for only 1 second and then shuts down.

Anyone have any idea what could be causing this to happen? It seemed as if I could have avoided this step. I know the power was not connected, as well as no battery present, during this process.