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Broken Laptop IGP

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You may have read about it, the lappy doesn't start, 3 beeps one long and two shorts: the graphics card (IGP) is dead. Changing the motherboard is more expensive than buying a new laptop so most of these lappys go to the trash.

This is my second attempt and now it worked, I hope it holds. What I did is a slight variation of "cooking the Nvidia graphics card" guide applied for laptops. Since their boards are far more complex you can't just cook one of these as components may fell off on the lower-facing side of the board.

Here's how I did it.

Cheers
Edited by dragosmp - 1/30/11 at 11:28am
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Phenom II 940 @3.3GHz 1.25V Gigabyte 790X-DS4 XFX 5850 8GB OCZ DDR2-800 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 TRUE Win 7 Pro x64 ACER 23" TN  
PowerCase
400W Silverstone Strider Antec P182 
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I really need to do this with a ATI IGP that blew out on me. Thanks for reminding me and for the steps! Subbed +rep.
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