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Windows 7: acer 5551 power up problem

28 Jan 2013   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Other than the manufacture and their equipment and personnel I know of no way to test a motherboard other than physical inspection for something obvious.

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28 Jan 2013   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

I believe this is the problemacer 5551 power up problem-acer.jpg

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28 Jan 2013   #13


It's a tempermental locking tab which pins the power button, touchpad and keyboard ribbon to their contacts. I had a struggle with one on a Compaq laptop I disassembled last summer. One of the flimsy tabs (about the heft of a fingernail clipping) broke with almost no pressure applied at all, so I had to jerryrig one.

Although it's running fine now after cleaning out the heatsink and repasting the CPU, I've come to the conclusion it's not really practical to disassemble a laptop unless its a last resort before it goes in the bin, for practice.
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