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Protected: Dell BIOS Password Recovery

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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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Dell D630 won’t power on with damaged USB port

Dell D630 damaged USB port and no longer powers on. Light comes on the off. Pins on USB port touching the ground. Straigthen out all pins but still won’t power on. Found burnt/spark mark in area circled in picture. Cleaned with toothbrush and finally it’s powering up without problem.

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Acer 5100 power on but no display.

Acer 5100 powers on but no display on screen either LCD or external monitor. POST beep code 1 short, two short beeps tells me that there’s a problem with the video card. Since the video is integrated onto the motherboard I’ll attemp a reflow and see if that will bring it back to life.

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Dell Inspiron E1705 1501 6000 1000 No Power Won’t Charge

Common problem with these models. Check the FL1 filter first. It tent to lose contact over time.

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Acer 3100 5100 error 200

  Acer Aspire does not recognize the hard drive.  Most common error message: Error 200 This problem is cuase by cold solder joints. Try apply pressur on the chips in the picture and see if you can boot to the hard drive.  Try one chip at a time so you know which one is causing […]

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Dell Inspiron 1721 Won’t Post

When you run the built-in diagnostic with the FN key, Numlock and Caplock key flashes. Scroll Lock key stays on solid. This indicates the problem is with the onboard video card.

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Yellow USB port

The yellow USB port is a always on USB port. It supplies power even when the laptop is in sleep mode or off.

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Fn Key On Lenovo Laptops.

For those who prefer to have Ctrl in the location of the Fn key, there is a function in the BIOS to swap these keys.

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

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