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Bad mb thanks a bunch for the info on my mb, it has to be bent in order to work, if i don't bend it, it doesn't boot up...I'll look into a mb, i can replace it myself..I don't normally get into the guts of a laptop, but i have this one figured out, it's an acer aspire 5050...I was having trouble with the fan being noisy, so i took it apart and oiled the roter part, sounds great now...thanks again..

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Any motherboard that needs a tweak like yours to work is generally not safe and can cause possible electric shock and or other problems along the way..

Get that motherboard replaced as soon as possible and you will be much happier :)

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