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Re: Motherboard problem

Beauregard T. Shagnasty
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jll wrote:

> Hope someone can help. My laptop quit. I stripped it down to the
> motherboard. I left 256 Ram on it and connected the small cooling
> fan. I plugged in the AC adapter and hit the power button and the
> cooling fan runs. I install the CPU (AMD Athlon 1.8GHz) and the
> cooling fan stops but the power stays on.

You're installing/plugging in parts with the power on? <gasp>

> I bought another CPU and installed it and the same thing happened.

So you've blown two of them...

> What do I look for on the motherboard or is it fried? Thanks jll

I don't know, but I would suggest you find a repair shop.

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