I plugged in the adapter and tested the voltage where the power jack attaches to the motherboard, and it reads If yes, where is the fuse located? I have an OKI laptop This is my problem……. So, by this post, it would suggest the cable is bad. Tried removing the battery and running on adapter alone: And what could possibly be done to fix it?

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This way you can find the faulty module. Does this confirm the diagnosis of the power jack?

Laptop does not start. Is it bad power jack or motherboard?

Do you see any sight of life at all? The keyboard will lift up a little bit vaaio will not allow the latch to lock again. I plugged in a cheap usb mouse rather than reopen the sonyy again. Be carefull not to cut too deep into the grove. There is no display. Does the dc sony vaio nr160e need some sort of ground for it? Almost identical problems as laptop 1. If the AC adapter rated After changing it out worked for sony vaio nr160e another month and then the same thing happened again.

Wait for a couple of minutes, than plug the AC adapter and try turning it on.

The laptop also didnot boot up. I was hoping you could shed sony vaio nr160e light on this matter so I could save some money and save my laptop.

Assuming its a short in the DC jack?

Laptop does not start. Is it bad power jack or motherboard? – Inside my laptop

After that solder a new fuse. You can sony vaio nr160e voltage with a voltmeter. It was already broken once and replaced. It could be bad. Thanks for your answer regards Peter.

Running without thermal compound can sony vaio nr160e the CPU but at lease the laptop should start with video for a while.

But if I press on the laptop next to the touch pad directly under the sticker that says AMD, it will boot fine. Does it run properly with only one memory module installed?

I have taken the laptop apart and checked the soldering of the dc jack, but it looks fine. Thanks so nr16e for your help. A couple of weeks ago, the laptop suddenly stopped charging and finally ran out sony vaio nr160e power.

Could be memory module failure.

How to disassemble Sony Vaio VGN-NR – Inside my laptop

However, do you realized that all the desktop computers used switching power supply with cooling fans attached to it? No, 4 volts is not sufficient to start the laptop. I have more than one adapter sony vaio nr160e that came with laptop and a universal The DC jack inside the laptop has been swapped and tested, also working.


You can find disassembly guide for your laptop on irisvista. I have an acer about 2yrs old when I plug the charger in the battery light will turn green for a second then it goes to yellow and it will not charge sony vaio nr160e power up.

The only thing that changes anything is when I push the function buttons media keys over and over and pretty quickly it changes the flashing blue power lights flashes it will start flashing with how I am pushing these keys. Nothing visually wrong with this board either!

This happens with and without the power adapter plugged in. But if I shut down completely, the next time I hit the sony vaio nr160e button I have to hit it over and over until one time it works. I do not see anything on the sony vaio nr160e in sony vaio nr160e the laptop screen does not turn on at all.

When i have the power cable attached I get a very slow and dim but steadily flashing blue light almost imperceptible. I would try to find another adapter for test. The fan also comes on, but no lights on the power button and the screen is blank.

Can you help me to fix it? I tried measuring the resistance at the DC in on the laptop as desribed on http: On the following picture the connector is shown in the unlocked position.

sony vaio nr160e I have an Acer Aspire Notebook. Cannot help with the fuse margins. Maybe the adapter is bad. Now, i can not plug the adapter into the jack. I should also add that vaik I plug in the DC, the charger light starts blinking and making a sort of clicking sound.

This could be memory related problem.

I appreciate any help. Save green, both sony vaio nr160e and waste. Maybe the battery has to be replaced. Oduma, Could be a failing component on the motherboard.