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Laptop shuts off after a few minutes

Is your laptop shuting down on its own? You are not alone.  This is a common problem for many laptops.  It shuts down because of overheating.  Each mobil processor has a max temperature rating.  When the temperature reaches certain degree the processor shuts itself down to prevent damaging the chip.  The number 1 cause of heat related issue is dust […]

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HP G7000 Won’t Power On

HP G7000 laptop that is totally dead. Pressing the power button gives nothing, connecting the AC adapter gives nothing. No lights or anything. Troubleshooting: Check AO4433 switching mosfets on power source side on mobo (just where power entering ). You can easly use AO4407 as replacement as well. You can use AO4433 or AO4407 instead […]

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HP Battery Recall

HP Expands Recall of Notebook Computer Batteries Due to Fire Hazard Consumers urged to recheck notebook models and batteries Click here

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Protected: HP DV6000 won’t power on with AC adapter

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HP Replacement Motherboard

When ordering replacement motherboard you should play close attention to the part number. For example, HP DV5 series. DV5-1124 has heatsink for video memor management unit(MMU) cause it has onboard memory. The DV5-1125 uses shared memory therefore no MMU heatsink is required. HP DV3 series has the same design as well.

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Protected: Laptop video issue repair guide

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Laptop won’t power on and shuts off power supply

Troubleshooting shorts or opens on Laptop Most common cause: shorted/open MOSFET. Check the FDS6679. Blue ring will not light up with known good power supply and shuts off power supply. Unplug power supply from wall to reset. With open AO4407, laptop still run off AC but not battery since no current is going to the […]

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HP Hard Drive Self-Test

HP has enhanced the Hard Drive Self-Test routine which is accessible via the notebook’s F10 Setup Tools menu. The new routine of the hard drive self-test increases its ability to detect a fault and fail the hard drive. The short and long versions of the hard drive self-test have been combined as one test option. […]

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HP CMOS Reset

Disconnect AC adapter Hold the power button for 15 seconds to clear the CMOS. Now hold the power button down and connect the AC adapter. The lights should come on for about 5 sec. then go off. Release the power button. or 1. Unplug AC adapter and remove battery for 3-5 minutes. 2. Hold down […]

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HP DV6000 video issue

If you are getting this on both LCD and external monitor meaning you will have to reflow the video memory chip on the motherboard.

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