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For Win 7 to run properly you will need to max out the memory to 2GB. Quick question – how did you test the fuse beside the power jack? The tricky part is to find that little fuse.

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An even more remote possibility is that the external AC adapter has faulted in such a way that the voltage is correct, but it cannot deliver enough current to run the laptop. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup wizard.


Thanks fgn your feedback. Another thing I’ve checked already sony vaio vgn – fs742 w the little fuse that is just next to the two pins connector that the DC jack is attached to, and it is working. After the bundled applications are installed, under Restore C: Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Posted on Jun 29, Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care.

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Regarding finding a circuit diagram, this is unlikely; most manufacturers seem to consider this proprietary information. Newegg has a GB.

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He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. You are downloading trial software. Drive Step 4 of 4click the Finish button. Please enter a valid email address. I have installed Win 7 on plenty of older laptops without any problems.

You have done well by checking out the voltage at the jack and the onboard fuse. Sony vaio vgn – fs742 w ideas of what to do next?

Here is are disassemble instructions for you, Good Luck.