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.
J River MC19 ->Amazon Essentials USB cable -> Dacmagic+ -> Neutrik Mic XLR -> Caspian M2 -> Chord Carnival Silver Screen -> D18
MF M1 HPA -> BeyerDT880.