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Boot Problem Hi, I have a problem booting my PC. When I click on the power ON button, most of the times monitor doesnt respond.And when monitor does show something it is a message saying something like this.."Intel...Decompilation or Disassembly Prohibited'.... How do I fix this problem?

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It sounds like you are stuck in the bios. There is several way to reset it


1 - If you have your motherboard manual look for instructions on how to reset your bios. The is a jumper (set of pins) on the board that will reset it.


2 -  Unplug your unit from the AC, open the case. Look for a lithium battery and remove it. In the battery socket short the led?s for about 30 seconds. replace the battery close the case.


Note - Be careful when removing the battery.  


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This motherboard has the Nvidia graphics (GPU) which is BGA (ball grid array) soldered to the PCB (printed circuit board). Instead of using pins on the chip that are soldered through the PCB it is instead sat on top of tiny solder balls that fuse it to hundreds of 'contact pads' on the motherboard when it is heated during manufacture.
Due to the impressive performance of the little Nvidia GPU, it generates quite some heat and the lead-free (WEEE compliant) solder cracks and the whole board fails.
It seems that manufacturers do not want to go back to the reliable 'pin method' as it costs more money and fitting a bigger heat sink, especially in laptops would make them bigger and less saleable!
It seems that although a bigger heat sink is fitted on these motherboards it is made from a crappy light-weight aluminium metal with an inadequate thermal pad and a limp sprung tensioner to secure it.
Inserting a PCIe / AGP card after the Nvidia failure will NOT bypass the issue most of the time.
Your best bet is to heat the chip with a blow lamp (unless you have a re-flow station) but as gingerly as gingerly can be, i.e. don't toast it to the board until it is on fire. And don't press it down either!

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