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Motherboard I have been told that the motherboard has gone on my machine. I amhoping to recycle one from another machine but not sure where to start looking any ideas. morven

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  • morvyn Aug 28, 2008

    Hi this is a notebook computer,serial number CND34401lk.
    thanks
    morven


  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    the maker of the computer and the model number would be helpful. close the lid and turn over the notebook. the information should be on a sticker on the bottom.

    Robert

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    Notebook or desktop machine ?



    Robert



    And the model number of the machine would be helpful as well

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Well to be honest with you bud; you're probably going to save money just replacing it with a newer machine.

Laptops are built a lot different then modern desktops are. Instead of having PCI and PCX style expansion slots; everything is basically built onto the motherboard. Some laptops even have the CPU's integrated onto the motherboard instead of having a slot or socket for them.

If you're still wanting to switch out motherboards; the biggest thing is finding one that will fit. Most likely; you'll have to find one from the same model of computer.

As for the changing process; it's a little difficult as you have to take just about every screw out of a laptop to remove the motherboard. The machines are built around the motherboard in this way to reduce size and make the PC lighter and smaller for the user.

I hope this helps you out a little buddy.

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