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Mother board problem

I have one IBM laptop.its display problem. its 2.5
years back laptop.i had given one re paring center. he told me
`problem is on motherboard. we can not solve the problem. you can give any IBM service
center. so i want know about motherboard price .It is out of warrinty.plz help me.
laptop name -ibm think pad
laptop name -ibm think pad R51 (2887- SQ5)
processer-celeron
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  • debasis rout Mar 20, 2008

    i have one IBM laptop.its display problem. its 2.5
    years back laptop.i had given one re paring center. he told me
    `problem is on motherboard. we can not re pare. you can give any IBM service
    center. so i want know about motherboard price
    charge.It is out of warrinty.plz help me.
    laptop name -ibm think pad
    laptop name -ibm think pad R51 (2887- SQ5)
    processer-celeron
    s/n-L3AHZMW

  • debasis rout Mar 20, 2008

    sir /madam

    help me

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Can you describe the display problem that you refer to? While it is possible that the motherboard is the problem, without knowing details of the problem it is hard to say how to fix it.
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Dan

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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