Cost £70 to repair it, was a faulty / broken memory block. Cost included the £30 carriage to and from laptop hut (Sony recommended repairer).
Unfortunately I bought an ASUS N56 in the meantime, fortunately my son now has the Viao.
JRiver MC17 -> Cambridge Audio DACmagic+ -> Roksan Caspian M2 -> ProAc D18
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