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i got this laptop for free , i will fix it but before i just want ask OCN peoples for any suggestion... when i hit the button to turn ON it stay ON for 4 second and then it turn off , the laptop will continue ON and off every 4 second and never stop until i unplugged.... any help what it can be wrong?

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Edited by renaldy - 3/28/12 at 12:53am
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I think the motherboard is dead.
    
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post #3 of 17
If nothing pops up on the screen, chances are, its a dead mobo. Or maybe the screen's dead and the mobo won't boot with it. Either way, it's probably not worth fixing.
Edited by Contagion - 3/28/12 at 12:57am
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post #4 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Contagion View Post

If nothing pops up on the screen, chances are, its a dead mobo.

nothing pop in the screen
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post #5 of 17
Yep, I would say it's a dead motherboard. You can try the ram, battery or power pack just to be sure it's not something simple.
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post #6 of 17
maybe clean, and reseat the heatsink.. i got a laptop for cheap because it was extremely dirty and would shut off after 5 minutes because of heat.. would be awesome if thats all it was. good luck! thumb.gif
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post #7 of 17
its conman problem with video chipset needs re-soldering or replacement
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post #8 of 17
i recently had this problem on a acer laptop and it turned out to be the cpu had failed so that could also be possibility
post #9 of 17
I used to have one of those, they have a GPU solder problem. You might think to bake the mobo, but otherwise, it probably shot.
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by nisba View Post

its conman problem with video chipset needs re-soldering or replacement
Quote:
Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post

I used to have one of those, they have a GPU solder problem. You might think to bake the mobo, but otherwise, it probably shot.

This. I've got one sitting in my closet that's torn apart that does the same thing. frown.gif Same exact model even.
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