Written on: 05/07/2011 by biolakeus (1 review written)
i bought the sony vaio e series in 2008 within 6 month the screen blanked out and the battery went bad. I took it to sony for repairs and i was told they had discontinued production of that particular series and as a result couldnt fix it. in Sept 2010 i bought another sony vaio laptop within 3 weeks it generated a fault took it back to John lewis as it was still under warranty they fixed it and less than three months down the line the battery got bad again. Now i have 2 sony vaio laptops at... (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2011
The reviews on here are exactly what i have experienced witht eh SONY VAIO VGN-AR41M
The screen failed just outside the warranty (literally by weeks). I contacted Sony and BT Budiness whom I bought it from and neither were interested. they wanted £300 just to arrange collection and to look at it, and quoted up to £700 to repair/raplace!!!
I managed to find a local computer repairs company who replaced the screen with a new one for £200. Several months on an just like the other person who... (read more)
Written on: 09/08/2010 by GJPerry (1 review written)
I purchased a Sony VAIO VGN-AR41M 17 inch laptop in July 2007 at a cost of around £1000.00. Thought this would serve me for a long number of years like my old Dell had or my even older Toshiba. I should be so lucky!!
In August 2009 I had a single vertical line appear which after some investigation I tied down to a hardware fault. The warranty of course had, surprise, surprise expired one month earlier and John Lewis, from whom I purchased the machine referred the failure to Sony. They... (read more)
Written on: 24/09/2009
The Sony VAIO VGN-AR41M is a great laptop to looks at and does everything you could want it to, but then it should for £1300 !! The battery life is pretty abysmal it only lasts about 20 minutes so I have to have it permanently connected to the mains. Great 17" display however the left hinge has snapped and the internal wires are exposed so I suppose I shall need to replace it. It's around 2 years old and for that money I wouldn't have expected it. Have enjoyed using it but will go for a... (read more)