My computer does not start – Sony PCV-RS411 User Manual

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About VAIO Computer Functions

My computer does not start.

Verify that the computer is plugged into a power source and that it is turned on. Check that the power indicator is lit
on the front panel of the computer.

Confirm that a disk is not in the floppy disk drive


(unless you are using a bootable floppy disk).

Confirm that a CD is not in an optical drive (unless you are using a bootable CD).

Confirm that the power cord and all cables are connected firmly.

If you plugged the computer into a power strip or Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), make sure the power strip or
UPS is turned on and working.

Verify that the monitor is plugged into a power source and turned on.

If your system has a built-in monitor, confirm that it is plugged into an appropriate power source and that the
system is turned on.

Verify that the brightness or contrast control dials are adjusted correctly. (See the manual that came with your
display for details.)

Confirm that the computer is not in stand by mode by pressing any key on the keyboard.


C ertain V A I O c omputers are not equipped with a floppy dis k drive. Y ou c an purc has e this equipment s eparately.

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