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Windows 7: Sony Vaio PCV-C42L Issues

21 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Sony Vaio PCV-C42L Issues

Hi All,

I am working on the above machine for a client, and it would appear the power supply is KAPUT (ATX type 300W). Can anyone recommend a good replacement which is compatible and perhaps a bit more beefy (according to the research I did, it appears that when power is applied, there is a blinking light on the back of the power supply and on the motherboard). Fan on the back of the back of the PSU doesn't spin, etc.

The case is a mini-tower type case.

Newegg, Frys, etc would be fine for the above system. Also, does anyone know if the above system would be compatible with running Windows 7 (it currently runs Windows XP Home edition).


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21 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I found a replacement power supply for the Vaio PCV-C42L in the form of a
Logisys 575W dual fan dual SATA PSU. Was only 4 connectors (main ATX link,
regular CD-ROM/DVD old style power connector, 4 pin molex for MB, and a SATA connector for the Hard Disk Drive).
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