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Windows 7: Computer Hard Freezing, Even in BIOS

18 Nov 2014   #11
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

You may have other components, which have also been damaged.

I tried replacing a busted capacitor on a motherboard ~2 years ago.
I thought it was worth a shot, as a couple of capacitors of the required type only cost a few dollars.
It didn't fix the motherboard.

I didn't have the equipment or documentation necessary to find other faults on such a complicated board.


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18 Nov 2014   #12
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

I've considered replacing the capacitors but a decent solder-sucking device for use in removing the old unit would be needed. I also think the cost of a shop doing it may be more than a new board.
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18 Nov 2014   #13
Williamtell13

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

I've been wanting to build a new computer for awhile now, so I'm just gonna go ahead and take this as the opportunity to do so. If the motherboard wasn't like 6 years old, I would totally just buy the same motherboard and throw it in, but I doubt I'm going to be able to find the same motherboard and have it be reliable, so I'm just going to start from scratch.
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18 Nov 2014   #14
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

Sounds like a plan to me, it's what I did and relegated the old computer to recycle.
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