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it crashes when you try to save bios settings
    
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it crashes when you try to save bios settings
Hardware then, what IDK
Drivers, I don't think so.
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yeah, i know its not ram and not the battery. its installing desktop windows fine although it will have none of the drivers on it but im just doing this to see if it works.when it bluescreens it mentions: driver value less than or not equal to
and before the bios it has an error message about the broadcom wireless card(this is removable) would this be the issue maybe?i just cant work it out because i can usually fix hardware issues but this one i just cant fathom as it has the symptoms of so many other hardware faults although ive eliminated some of those(ram, battery)
    
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Originally Posted by allanmonaghan View Post
yeah, i know its not ram and not the battery. its installing desktop windows fine although it will have none of the drivers on it but im just doing this to see if it works.when it bluescreens it mentions: driver value less than or not equal to
and before the bios it has an error message about the broadcom wireless card(this is removable) would this be the issue maybe?i just cant work it out because i can usually fix hardware issues but this one i just cant fathom as it has the symptoms of so many other hardware faults although ive eliminated some of those(ram, battery)
Is that newly installed?
Reformat sounds like a good idea, IDK you were getting BSODS.
I guess don't install any wireless junk this time around, until you rule it out.
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Reformat. It might be the HDD. Disable whatever you can in BIOS that you don't need.
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nah the wireless card came with it.its my friends he just went out and bought new ram for the machine after it was crashing whn installing windows so thats what i thought it was.how mistaken was i.lol. do you think that other parts could go faulty(network cards etc)ive never known it but as i say ive never seen this kind of problem before without it being ram or the battery
    
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nah the wireless card came with it.its my friends he just went out and bought new ram for the machine after it was crashing whn installing windows so thats what i thought it was.how mistaken was i.lol. do you think that other parts could go faulty(network cards etc)ive never known it but as i say ive never seen this kind of problem before without it being ram or the battery
I have a Co-worker, his lappy went bad.
We messed with it for a week, turned out the mobo was cracked.
It would randomly not start and freeze, but no BSODS.
Has your lappy been dropped that you know of?
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My friend who works in an electrical store, says Acer labtops are the ones returned the most. X_x

Its not overheating is it?
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post #19 of 20
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well ive cleaned out all the dust and general laptop debris i think the mobos knackered because some times it just refuses to switch on.this one has beat me. it does get hot but not really hot only when i ran memtest there
    
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well ive opened it up and taken the wireless card out and still the same problem...thanks for all your help guys
    
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