SONY VAIO - system alarm error

  novis 12:57 02 Jun 2007


Can someone tell me why my computer LED suddenly starts flashing blue and pink and sounding an alarm? I use Windows XP.

What is the problem and how can I fix / stop it?



  wee eddie 13:03 02 Jun 2007

What is the specification of the computer, PC or Laptop? What is the nature of the alarm?

Have you read the Manual. It will contain any Warning Codes. Usually at the back.

  sunny staines 13:17 02 Jun 2007

sony centre show rooms are very helpful do you have one near by you can pop into

  novis 13:23 02 Jun 2007


No, I am not a dedicated manual reader and have a phobia of such extreme resolution to problems.

My Sony Vaio is a PC. As to the alarm, it has only recenty begun to recur after the installation of a new power supply. It is a persistent high pitched whistle-like sound that goes on for approx 15 seconds. It will them stop but may recur within [every] 10-15 minutes. I hope this helps.


  wee eddie 15:14 02 Jun 2007

Would you like one of us to read the Manual for you?

Usually, close to the back of the manual, there is a section (FAQ) which lists possible reasons for things going wrong and Error Codes.

  novis 11:38 04 Jun 2007


As my computer did not come with a manual I am unable to implement your helpful suggestion.


  wee eddie 13:37 04 Jun 2007

You still haven't told us about your PC, except that it is a Vaio.

There are hundreds of different models

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