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Sony Vaio Fit 13A Troubleshooting
13.3" flip-top, touchscreen laptop.
Overheating and/or Loud Fan
The device is warm or hot to the touch after being on for a relatively short time.
The fan makes noise loud enough to be bothersome.
If the laptop is overheating or the fan is loud, first try cleaning the vents. If this does not solve the problem, open the device to clean the fan from the inside.
If the problem persists, you may need to replace the fan. Replacement guide: Sony Vaio Fit 13A Heatsink + Fan Assembly Replacement
A program or all programs are unresponsive.
Computer Slow or Unresponsive
If it's possible, pull up the Task Manager using Ctrl-Alt-Del or right-clicking on the taskbar. End the program that is unresponsive.
Disk Usage Overload
If pulling up the Task Manager is not an option, you can do a forced reset by holding down the power button or removing the battery.
Won't Turn On
The device won't turn off after pushing the power button.
If the device won't turn on, it could be that the battery is completely drained. Charge the device for at least an hour before attempting to turn it on again.
If the device doesn't turn on after charging, you may need to replace the battery. Replacement guide: Sony Vaio Fit 13A Battery Replacement
The device does not charge when connected to the charger.
Not Receiving Power
The charger may not be plugged in the computer and the outlet comppletely. If it is plugged in, check to make sure the outlet is working by testing other appliances.
The issue may be with the battery and may require replacement. Replacement guide: Sony Vaio Fit 13A Battery Replacement
The issue may be with the charger itself. Try using a different charger with the same kind of port. If the device still isn't charging, you may need replace the charger port. Replacement guide: Sony Vaio Fit 13A Charger Port Replacement
The screen is physically cracked or graphically distorted.
Issues with the screen other than just orientation or resolution usually necessitate replacing the screen altogether. Replacement guide: Sony Vaio Fit 13A Screen Replacement
The keys are sticking or not working.
Pop the keys out carefully and clean underneath. Gently push key back into place.
WiFi Won't Connect
The laptop is unable to connect to WiFi.
WiFi Turned Off
You may have WiFi turned off. Go to your connections page and make sure WiFi is on.
Internal Wireless Adapter
The issue may be with your internal wireless adapter. Reset it through your system's troubleshooting tools.
Fried Wireless Card
If your other devices connect to WiFi properly, the issue is most likely with your wireless card. You can purchase an external wireless adapter or you can replace your internal wireless card. Replacement guide: Sony Vaio Fit 13A Wireless Card Replacement