Sony CRX880A CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive - Page 9 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

CD and DVD use different lasers. You appear to have a bad or out of adjustment laser. Replace the drive.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Mar 01, 2017 | 488 views

its more than likely the inverter went out. i suggest opening the bezel around the screen and get the part number off the old inverter. then check eBay for the replacement. should be no more than $10

good luck

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Feb 27, 2017 | 45 views

First, I would try burning at a very slow speed to see if this helps. If it doesn't help and you think the burner is just worn out you can buy a USB burner for about $50

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Feb 27, 2017 | 308 views

Android 2.3, 4.0 or 4.1

To unlock the device using a Google™ security question

  1. After multiple failed attempts to unlock the device, tap Forgot pattern?.
  2. Tap Answer question.
  3. Type the answer, then tap Unlock.
  4. Tap Yes if you want to create a new unlock pattern, or tap No if you don't want to use a screen lock.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Feb 25, 2017 | 32 views


You think a touch-screen is an either / or device...that is only suitable for weeny teeny little devices...

I'M QUITE HAPPY to fiddle with the mouse in one hand
and sear my fingers all over the screen with the other...

Oh by the way... illuminated keyboard..
biggassed touch-pad... and 17 inch display..

I'm liking it...

Why must TOUCHSCREEN mean
mini-pads, maxi-pads & smart-fones...???

A hypothesis NOT WORTH "PARAPHRASING"...!!

Carnac the Magnificent "

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Feb 23, 2017 | 64 views

Hello there

usually this is because of a problem with speaker module, or defective speakers.
RMS the product. or use if apply your warranty

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Jan 30, 2017 | 52 views


Most of the laptops, in these days, have an restore partition, located in the same hard disk of your laptop. just turn on your laptop and quickly press F11 or F10, these keys, usually, bring the restore menu.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Jan 30, 2017 | 47 views

Depending on your enegy, on home, if is variable or steady 110V
you can check these on your TV, but safety first, or seek a qualify tech:
1) bad capacitor for power module **
2) bad inverter board or capacitors burn.

good luck!

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Mar 06, 2017 | 122 views

I went to, clicked on customer support, typed in the model number of my headphones, and then clicked on the "operation" link.
A PDF file came up and told me exactly step by step how to use my headphones.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Jan 11, 2017 | 234 views

Search by car make and sound system by part number - serial numbers are unique.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Jan 06, 2017 | 56 views

I used to be an Authorised Sony Camcorder repair agent before I retired and a capacitor kit was available (for service centres) to cure many problems including no sound from the microphone. It could be the internal mic itself.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 30, 2016 | 103 views

Set-up (Programming) procedure is too much to type in here, and is not practical and it will differ brand-to-brand remote controls. If you wish to get more; check the sites linked here. The site has set-up code list & set-up procedure to many popular brand remote controls. The site has general set-up codes to check with TVs and other devices are given, in the order of the 'device's brand name list' in alphabetical order. Set-up code list to many brand remote controls also is given. Pull up older posts. Search the sites by type in the brand name to your device in its search box at the top right part of the display window. It will help you to find the document easily.
Programming Notes
• If your device does not respond to the remote after trying all codes listed or your brand is not listed in the code list, use the Auto Code Search method to program your remote.
• Sometimes the first code that "works" with your device may operate only a few functions of your device. There may be another code in the code list that performs more functions. Try other codes from the code list for more functionality.
This is a trial and error procedure; and quiet time consuming. You might have to check different codes said for your device.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device; to which you want set-up codes; in the "Search box at the top right of the display window" to get gathered related posts. .

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 27, 2016 | 32 views

is the ac adapter the one that come with this laptop?
it might be the ac adapter has got a fault with it.
take the battery out of the laptop and then plug your ac adapter in and see if you can switch your laptop on.
if it does come on with the battery out then it might be the battery thats at fault.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 17, 2016 | 209 views

at the keyboard must have its own receiver which is connected to usb
most likely it does not support Bluetooth

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 12, 2016 | 50 views

a number of error during installation?
The installer can not find the hard disk?
Download drivers for windows 7

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 12, 2016 | 30 views

About Graphics and Video Card Drivers: Graphics and video Card Drivers serve as an interpreter between your Windows operating system and the Graphics and Video Card. In other words, these Drivers allow Windows to communicate with the Graphics and Video Card installed on your computer.
Most of the Graphics and Video Card Driver errors occur when the required Driver is missing, corrupt, or outdated.
Common Graphics and Video Card Driver problems: In case of a Graphics and Video Card Driver related error, your operating system will not be able to access or make best use of the functionality of your graphics or video card.

Below are the four most common Driver error codes and their meaning:

Error 1 - Reinstall the drivers for this device. (Code 18)
Meaning - The required driver is configured incorrectly or outdated.
Error 2 - This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)
Meaning - The required driver is configured incorrectly or is missing.
Error 3 - The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
Meaning - The required driver is not installed on your computer.
Error 4 - This device cannot start. (Code 10)
Meaning - Usually, this error means that the required driver is outdated.
How do I fix Graphics and Video Card Driver problems?

Roll back to the previously installed Driver

Device Manager, an inbuilt utility in Windows, allows you to troubleshoot common driver-related errors. For instance, you may sometimes start experiencing driver related problems after you have updated it. To resolve the issue, you can roll back to a previously installed driver. To do this in Windows 7/Vista, perform the following steps:
  1. - Open the Control Panel window and double-click Device Manager
  2. - Double-click Display Adapters to view all devices under it
  3. - Double-click the device that is causing the problem
  4. - Click the Driver tab
  5. - Click the Roll Back Driver button and follow the onscreen instructions

Scan your computer using a Driver Update Tool

While Windows does provide an interface through which users can fix driver-related errors, the fact is that all driver-related issues cannot be resolved efficiently via Device Manager. Another fact is that resolving driver issues manually is a tedious affair. Also, you need to be proficient with Windows to carry out such a task.
On the other hand, driver management tools present no such problems. With just a click of the mouse, a driver management program scans your entire computer, identifies all installed hardware devices, and updates drivers for the identified devices

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 09, 2016 | 44 views

It is blue tooth and comes with its own USB dongle. All extra software, if required, is with the keyboard. Plug in the dongle that is in the mouse and put batteries in it. Of you go.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 09, 2016 | 39 views

Take out the battery and try with just the charger, Batteries for computers have regulators in them and when the batteries die, the computer wont boot.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 08, 2016 | 44 views

If the windows password, there is software available on fleabay that purport to reset passwords. If system or hdd password, replace the hdd to continue. If BIOS password, take it to an authorised Sony Service Centre.

Sony Computers &... | Answered on Dec 08, 2016 | 31 views

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