Updating sony vaio bios vgn sz230p
the weird thing is that sometimes it worked (not many)...
but could not reproduce the same action to perform the same result i.e. Pissed off, I am I had the same problem with a vaio vgn-sz120p and a Samsung lcd LN-s4051D.
Maybe something as easy as not sending the Vaio's output to an attached monitor. Yes I tried quite a few times using Fn and F7 but it has never worked out.
When the palm rest assembly is removed you get an access to the hard drive, DVD drive, wireless card and CMOS battery. Remove three screws securing the hard drive assembly. If you are replacing or upgrading the hard drive you’ll have to transfer the mounting bracket and cable from the old drive to a new one. This adapter has to stay attached to the motherboard. In one of the previous guides I explain how to remove the LCD screen and inverter board from a Sony Vaio VGN-SZ series laptop.So I wonder if there is any compatibility problem between these two? Hmmmm from the specs Here it seems as tho' it should work fine.When you connected the Vaio did you try changing the selected monitro by using Fn and F7? On the picture below the connector is shown in the unlocked state. Release the touch pad cable and remove the palm rest assembly. There is an adapter between the DVD drive and motherboard. If you would like to replace the CMOS battery, simply unplug it from the motherboard and replace with a new one.
In order to unlock the connector simply lift up the right side of the locking clip with your finger nail. Slid the DVD drive to the right to disconnect it from the motherboard. In order to remove the wireless card, disconnect two antenna cable from the card, remove two screws securing the card and pull the card from the slot on the motherboard. Using a small screwdriver press on the locking latch above the Insert key and lift up the right side of the keyboard. Do the same with the second latch and lift up the keyboard from the laptop base. Place the keyboard upside down on the palm rest so you can access the cable connector underneath. In order to unlock the cable connector move the black clip about 2 millimeters towards the touch pad. If you break the connector, you’ll have to remove the motherboard.