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Need help think i may need a motherboard

Hi well when i turn on my laptop it starts up for a few seconds then shuts its self back down.

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Dc power jack problem.
solution = local experienced computer tech that can solder
the broken dc jack pin back to the motherboard.

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If the the laptop is failing to boot very early in the4 boot sequence, then this usually points to a failure somewhere on the motherboard. There are a few test you can run to try. 1) Try downloading the following Diagnostic program and running it on your computer. The download makes a bootable CD, and you can try running a bunch of diagnostics on your computer with out having to boot into Windows. You can test memory, the hard drive, and other things. http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ 2) Try replacing the memory. Sometimes bad memory can cause a device not to boot. 3) If neither of the above suggestions work, then I'm afraid you will need a new motherboard.

Posted on Oct 02, 2006

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