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Lenovo Z51-70 mother board replacement

Q: Lenovo Z51-70 mother board replacement

Hi,So my motherboard died,authorised Lenovo service said that part is out of stock so i try to find any part to fix the laptop.What i found that serial number of my laptop is MP12LQNQ and in SYSTEM BOARDS it says Part No. 5B20J23755. It shows there is zero substitutes and i can't find nowhere this type of board Loosing the hope just wanted to ask here to be sure and maybe you now if i can get anywhere this or any other mother board to repair my laptop

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Z51-70 mother board replacement

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unplugged elect cord of phone from voltage surge protection,computer went off but light stayed on.  I've been told it was my mother board,  This machine has stuff I need and I  would like very much to fix it.  Does anyone know where I can get this done?

A:MOTHER BOARD REPLACEMENT

A local computer repair shop is the best bet, but for a computer that old, it will probably cost more than it is worth.  Best option is to salvage the data from the hard drive onto a working PC.  Easiest way to do that is to remove the hard drive from the old Pavilion A6400 and connect it to a working PC.  If it is just to retrieve the data, an adapter similar to this will work nicelyhttps://www.amazon.com/AGPtek-Drive-Adapter-Converter-External/dp/B00BIE996S/ref=pd_sim_147_2?_encod...

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Last night I tried to replace the mother board on my Dell Inspiron 5000e laptop. I bought the replacement part from an Ebay store, and it is still under warranty (90 days). After taking apart my entire laptop and putting the whole thing back together--a job that took my friend and I three hours--we plugged it in for the moment of truth. The battery light came on, so far so good. Then we hit the power button and...nothing happened. Well almost nothing. The machine appeared to turn on. All three lights on the the bottom of the LCD went on, but that's it. The fan didn't start, the monitor didn't start. The hard drive light was on but didn't appear to be reading at all. (i.e. no blinking or noise.) I'm quite perplexed. Everything appeared to go back together perfectly with the possible exception of the diskette drive cable clip, which we weren't exactly sure whether to put back in over, under, or through the disk drive data cable. We eventually put it through. For instructions and pictures of the process, check out link:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/pblan/removing.htm

Everything else seemed to go back together seemlessly. We were very careful with screws and put all the right sizes back into their correct places. What could be causing this? Have I received a defective part? Are there any other explanations? I suppose a possible explanation is that the processor and/or video board are not quite connected correctly, but they seemed t... Read more

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How to get replacement Mother board from HP

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Is it possible to purchase a mother board for an older hp desk top model # P6216F if so where could I purchase one.thank youAnthony Simonie

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Motherboard P6216F  If you found my answer helpful please say thanks by clicking on the Thumb's Up icon.        If my answer solved your problem please mark it as the Accepted Solution. Thanks!

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Hey guys
i have a compaq presario SR1610NX Recently i shorted out my mother board while doing a proccessor trade out (trust me the proccessor is compatable as the computer did run for a while after the switch). anyway i called up compaq and they say that my mother board was discontinued and they tried to sell me a whole new tower. i need a compatible replacement. im using a AMD Athlon 64 3700 proccessor.
Please Help Me- Dr. Feelgood
 

A:Mother Board Replacement Help

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I don't think the model will matter, however, mine is a Pavilion Slimline s5510f. With thanks from this forum, I have determined that I need to replace my mother board.  I have found HP support documentation on how to replace the mother board, but that leaves the question as to whether I have to do any type of programming of the new mother board or is the MB more or less a plug and play? Thanks for any help.  

A:mother board replacement and programming?

Hi, Actually you can't do anything with motherboard (only updating BIOS which is still in the hands of vendors). What you see is what you get or using your terms: it is a plug-and-play part. Regards.

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I have an Emachine T-3092 and need to replace mother board and CPU potentially due to a failure. Have not replace one before. Need to know suggested motherboard as I could not find it on E-Machine website. Thanks.
 

A:Emachine T3092 Mother Board Replacement

You will most likely end up replacing everything except the case. Any ATX or mini-ATX board should fit. How many PCI slots do you have now? 3? The power supply should be changed while your at it... Just deside what processor and memory you want to use, and select a motherboard that will run it.
 

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What is the correct procedure for replacing the MB battery? Power off? etc. I have a alton m760v MB that reverts back to cmos defaults after being unplugged for a couple of days. Is this normal, I have 2 that do the same thing. Old batteries ?
 

A:Mother board battery replacement procedure?

CMOS should only reset if there is something wrong, or if a battery is bad.

Replacing it is just as you said - unplug power, take out the old one, put in the new one.
 

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I have to change the motherboard of the above laptop and would appreciate indications on the manufacturer of that part and serial number. Best regards Michel Bellier

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I have a HP Pavillion x360 (13z-a000) that I bought two years ago.  The CPU is dead.  The computer does not power on and the Caps Lock button blinks constantly (single blink).  I brought it to a local shop and they confimed this but they do not fix HP.  If it is the motherboard, can I just buy one and replace it myself?  Where can I buy the mother board?  How do I find the part number?  
 
The serial number is [Personal Information Removed]
 
Larry

A:Pavillion x360 mother board replacement

Here is the Manual: Service Manual There are 4 different AMD motherboard depending on if you have the A8 processor or the A6 and Windows Standard or Pro. Get the same Windows version as you have or you will have to buy another copy of Windows. Your hard drive installation of Windows will not activate unless you install a motherboard set up for the same OS version. Post back if you need a more detailed explanation. Yours is a CTO laptop so we cannot just look up your original factory specs. You can interchange the A6 and A8 version of the motherboard with the caveat stated above. The Manual shows the "how-to" on replacement. Assuming you have the A8 and Windows Standard this is the part number: 769075-501 This is it on US amazon.com for $109 which is a pretty fair price: https://www.amazon.com/HP-Pavilion-Convertible-Motherboard-769075-501/dp/B0118AZL1S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UT... Post back with any more questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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One of my 2 Gb Corsair Ram sticks has stopped working so looking to replace all the others . At the moment I have 6 x 2 Gb Sticks = 12 Gb .
Can I use 2 Corsair Vengeance 8Gb sticks , As I am not sure if the X58 mother board will support just 2 sticks or do I have to replace and fit 6 x 2 Gbs sticks the same as was fitted .
At the moment I have 6 x Corsair Ram Sticks there specs are 2048 Mb 1866 MHz 7-8-7-20  1.65v ver2.1 DDR 3
Replacement sticks I was thinking of fitting are Corsair Vengeance Pro 16 Gb DDR 3 1866 MHz  Red 2x8Gb 1.60v Ver8.22 .
Any Thoughts any one Many Thanks

A:Suitable replacement Ram for Alienware Aurora r4 with a X58 mother board

You cant use 1.6V RAM
Ballistix Sport 4GB DDR3-1600 UDIMM
CT2849354

DDR3 PC3-12800 • 9-9-9-24 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.5V • 512Meg x 64 •
upgrade for Alienware AURORA-R4 system.

http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/aurora-r4/CT3682798
 

Ballistix Tactical 8GB DDR3-1600 UDIMM

Upgrade for: Alienware AURORA-R4
Crucial part number: CT3682798
Brand: Ballistix
Form Factor: UDIMM
Total Capacity: 8GB
Warranty: Limited Lifetime
Specs: DDR3 PC3-12800 • 8-8-8-24 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.5V • 1024Meg x 64 •
Series: Ballistix Tactical
 

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Does anyone have the manual for the W530 as I need to look at replacing the motherboard as the GPU has failed and cannot be replaced on it's own? Thanks.
 
 
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A:W530 - manual; mother board replacement; GPU failure

Sparky5 wrote:
Does anyone have the manual for the W530 as I need to look at replacing the motherboard as the GPU has failed and cannot be replaced on it's own? Thanks.

Welcome to the forum!
 
GPU is soldered, meaning your're right about needing to swap the complete motherboard. You can download the HMM (Hardware Maintenance Manual) from here: click me!
 
Good luck with the swap! 
 
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Hi friends,
I have windows xp sp2 on 80gb harddisk , mother board mercury make,intel processor now this mercury mother borad what i have donot support ddr2 RAM, i had moved harddisk to intel motherboard box.

i am able to detect harddisk and windows apologies to start safe , last good menu and start normally and command prompt appears, i tried all options but fail to start windows xp.

MY IDEA IS AFTER LOGGING INTO WINDOWS , LOAD INTEL MOTHER BOARD DRIVERS.
Pl. find me solution to loginto windows and resume work.
THANK YOU

Regards
Vinod

A:moved windows xp sp2 harddisk from mercury mother board to intel mother board

welcome
you cant use the same xp on another motherboard.

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My Lenovo G50-80/80E5 i7/FHD , NOTEBOOK , Mother board crash!!!!I has buy thease laptop before two years and 20 days for 700 euro and two days before crass open the blue screen for repairing etc ...and then open with black screen !!!!!I was bring it direct to the official Lenovo technical repairing service [A.T MULTITECH CORPORATION LTD ] NICOSIA CYPRUS.After a few days i contact with service supervisor and he tell me just my laptop mother board has broken and the new one cost 500 euro plus installation and just not worth.I am very dissapointed for thease issue and i dont know what can i do ,my laptop it just 20 day outside the warranty !!!

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 I have lenovo H530 Desktop. I lost Motherboard to Hard Disk Drive power cable. Through research i have Purchased Cable from china. When i connected power cable i did not get display monitor. Without cable connection Display will be there. I have tried in his way also. I have purchased SMPS, 24pin to 14pin converter. i have try to give direct SMPS power. this time also same display problem. Please help me on this issue. Thanks & regards, Srinivaas 

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Hi guys, I have got a system board damage, so I need to exchange it. I have never done it before, so I'm struggling with findings of correct part for exchanging to. As far as I understood FRU number of the system board is what I need. I have found one which says 04x5166 right next to the RAM slot. Is it the only reference I need to use to find a right part? I have found a part on eBay, where in description it is written 04x5166 and three different numbers. You think this one should fit? https://m.ebay.com/itm/QTY-1x-Lenovo-Thinkpad-X240-laptop-motherboard-intel-i7-4600U-VIUX1-NM-A091-/... I would really like to try to repair my old friend first before going for an expensive new machine  lookign forward to hear from you! Anton

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my hp mother board lights up the green light on the board but it doesnot power on

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My computer i have rightnow is a HP T6212 and its around 7 years old at its to the point were it cant do anything right with out random performance drops so were going to get either a new computer or build on. Ive told my mother that building would save atleast 100 dollar. Now my problem is i need a mother board that can take 4 GB of ram (DDR SDRAM) and we dont need more then 125gb memory, the computer we hae right now has 145gb, and only 30gb are used :/ so i think we an save money froom haveing les mem. I plan on playing Mabinoig, combat arms, Dragons nest,Vindictus,mincraft, and my sister plans on playing Sims 3, all of this on my computer, and being able to record videos like minecraft. on top of that the normal flash games. this is like 10-15 mb of space, not much so alota space isnt needed, but a fast enough mother board is needed.
Also what is a good enough graphics card to play these games, they arent high end graphics and i dont need high end either. so yeah name em please and make em cheap
 

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Some where around 400-600 dollars and i only want a hard drive with around 120 gb and ii ment 4 ram slots i will be playing games that are like bf2 level of graphics and things. i have a case for the computer but i need a new mother boards and a decient graphics card. the power supply i have is stock so a cheap but decient power suplly would be nice.
 

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Hey,
How can i tell if my motherboard is PCI-e x16. I know its PCI-e but no idea what the x16 is or where i can find out. Its a Gigabyte GA-81915PMD and im looking to buy a geforce 8600 GT video card, will this be compatable?
All help apreciated.
 

A:How can i tell if my mother board is...

bahh, no english sites with that motherboard for some reason...

Actually, can't find any information about that board at all, you sure you copied it right?

You can always open up the case, and see if there's physically a PCIe x16 slot there or not. Some pics of the PCIex16 and how to differentiate it and the AGPx8 slot here.
 

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Hi all, my girls laptop is broken, when ever she try to turn on laptop it's like black screen but you can hear that laptop is on. I went to 5 places where they fixing laptops, all of them said MOTHER BOARD is died. How much would cost to change mother board? and where i could do it?

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@Dainiux2 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! You can use this link to get a list of part numbers for your PC:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-dv6-6c00-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/5191856/mo... If the motherboard part number is listed you could try ordering it from HP. If HP no longer has it, you would have to do an online search using Google and the part number.Good Luck

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TENGO UNA NOTEBOOK HP ENVY ALUMINIO, 17T-J100, 18Gh ram, 2 discos duros. debo reemplazar la placa base, la pregunta al momento de solicitarla con estas caracteristicas lo puedo hacer o existe alguna otra a considerar: Mod. 17t-j100. serial: 5CG5111GZJ. n| MOTHERBOARD: SPS: 720265-501. CT 1541. TAMBIEN DONDE LA PODRIA ADQUIRIR

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So I just bought a new mother board for my dell studio 1458 laptop and it was a direct replacement except the graphics card is different. I put everything back together, and went to boot. The screen stayed a dark black green flashed a couple times and it beeped at me a few time. When it did come up, the screen was really dark, and it came up as trying to fix windows from not booting. Also during this time, the CPU fan was screaming. What's going on here? Did I miss a step?

A:help with new mother board!!!!!!!

Sounds like something might not be seated all the way...worth double checking.

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I want to hp originel motherboard .part no:732087-501 i want only india.

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The SN# (removed content).  The mother board has went out, trying to find out what mother board I need and where I can find. All help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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which specification of a mother board will show that it has a 20 pin or 24 pin power socket
 

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Power supply:
http://www.atxpowersupplies.com/

Converters are available for 20-to-24 and 24-to-20.
 

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I am tryin to build new computer and have bought a AMD athlon XP 2700,
MSI K7N2 Delta mother board New Midi tower case 256DDR ram new WD80Gig HD and my 128Gig AGP video card also have transfered my exisiting DVD cd rom and CD/RW cd rom into the case also my old 20Gig HD which has Win ME on it which is set to master and the new one is set to slave and is formatted and partioned my problem lies here in when i turn the computer on it doesnt beep and just hang i have checked all the jumper settings for the board and have also cleared the bios in hope of it starting now this is the hard part this is the second motherboard i have had the first did the same so sent it back and this replacement one does the same *nothing* it just doesnt want to go into the bios all leads have been checked and triple checked any ideas and help would be grateful
 

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Have a Question... after replacing a motherboard if you forget to put thermo paste on the processor and it over heat will I have to also replace the motherboard and the processor this time.
 

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Hi my motherboard has died and i was wondering if it is possible to transfer my hdd to my new mb thank you

o yes op system is wndows 7 pro

A:hdd w7 pro new mother board

As long as the new motherboard is identical, then yes the drivers and the OS will work with it.

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Hi,
I have a pentium III system with ASUS CULS2 motherboard and it's running on xp pro. I'm wondering how much hard drive capacity it can keep up with. I tried it with up to 230 GB and it worked and in a while i'm going up to 320GB and wonder whether the mother board will support it. And also i'm wondering how to update the BIOS in case if I have to do that. Should I have to backup the old BIOS before it and where can find the new version? I'm really looking for your help.
Thanks
 

A:mother board help

Should work fine. You'll have to partition the drive.
 

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so ive been having a problem with my computer upon startup it loads boot menu and goes to windows vista loading screen but tends to stay at it forever resulting in my holding down my power button till it shuts off then trying again, but anyways ive been having to do that alot lately and sometimes i gotta go to system repair.sometimes i can actually get onto my computer but then after running a game it Freezes or Shuts off wich is not normal, its not a bad comp. now for some reason when i try to boot my comp it wont even display anything but it still does run??? please help this is very frustrating, im pretty sure that my hard drive went but im not sure if anything else did aswell with it. Also is there a way i can checl to see if the hard drive still works by putting it in a diff comp? cuz i need to backup alot of files on it. Thanks!
 

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Is it possible to change mother boards without losing my installation of XP?
 

A:New mother board

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DX48BT2 is the board i'm looking at getting and wonder if i should go with ddr2 or ddr3 Ram how much of a difference is it and is there other types of ram that would to a good job ..wanting it for ultimate gaming
 

A:Mother board and Ram

DDR3 comes with high clocks but also with price and high latency. So, high quality DDR2 would(COULD in some occasions) still outdo DDR3. To a point, latencies can determine the performance more than clocks.
 

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hello my main board is dead finish finito, OK now i wont to bay new mother board, can i bay any mother board or it has to be a specific one or as same as the old 1. I rely do not know the maker of my mother board all i know is that it has Pentium 4 in it. When i go to bay new mother board what info do i hawe to bring with me about my computer or can i just bring my old mother board with me and say to the computer guy at the store give me the same 1 or closest to.

1) Can i use old Pentium 4 and put in to new mother board or do i have to bay new chip

2) Can use same memory sticks from my old mother board an use it in my new mother board which it might not be the same model.

PS

What would be the price of the mother boards i realy do not need anything expensive
 

A:Mother Board

Well, all u need is a "p4" mobo, becuase all have the same procesor socket. U need 2 mind out whether u have ddr dual ddr or sdram. The easiest thing is, as u said 2 take the mobo 2 the comp guy, and ask him about momory.
 

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Do you think this mother board is ok and good quality etc. And will be ok for this.
Socket-A SOLTEK SL-75DRV5 VIA KT333 Chipset ATA-133 AC97Sound DDR Memory Supported $169
http://www1.soltek.com.tw/English/home/01.htm

AMD ATHLON/PALOMINO XP1900 (1.6ghz) Socket A (Athlon not palimnio

SOCKET A / 370 ThermalTake Volcano 7+ THERMAL SPEED CONTROL Copper AMD 1.5gig

DDR-DIMM 256meg KINGSTON DDR266 (PC2100) DDR-DIMM 256meg KINGSTON DDR266 (PC2100)

CD Burner IDE 24x10x40x ASUS with recording Software Model CRW-2410A

DVD-CD-ROM IDE 16x DVD SONY OEM Model DDU1621
SeaGate 80 gig 7200rpm Barracuda IV ATA-100

GeForce4 TI4200 X-MICRO 64meg DDR Ram TV OUT Games pack
Internal PCI 56.6/V90 WEB Excel ESS Chipset

Keyboard & Mouse KIT MICROSOFT Hardware Value Pack Ergonomic Keyboard & Intellimouse

Undecided on speakaz

Midi-Tower A-Open ATX 300watt Model H600A P4 Ready USB PORTS FULLY OPTIONED

Sony Floppy Drive
Second hand monitor 15+

Also will it be easy to overclock cpu do any of u have expeirience witht this brand etc.
Thnakyou in advance,
Esky
 

A:Mother board?

you wont like that monitor , I got one .
 

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my processor is 2400+ but no new board it is showing it 1800+
 

A:Mother board

Try clearing the cmos, your mobo manual will tell you how to do it.
 

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I currently have a "soyo" P41875P mother board (two gig memory) in my computer. I need to upgrade for "speed", "memory", and now that soyo is out of business, I need a reliable supplier who is going to be around for a while for upgrades to the BIOS. What is the latest in motherboards for all the above, with 4 gig of memory? I think I have a "baby at" motherboard. I have antec "file server" which is bigger then a standard computer box. I have 5 fans in it, to keep it cool, one is on the supply, two in front, and two in the rear of the box. I need all the extras like a few extra bus 2.0, and firewire connector 1394. Dual core, I guess, Thanks I've tried everything to make this go faster. The only thing I have in the start up is my AVG free. That's what takes the longest to load at boot up. I don't know if windows 7 (windows 8 due out 2011) will make it faster. Thanks
 

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ5210f with a M2N68-LA (Narra6) motherboard and I also have a old Compaq Presario SR1010NX with a MS-6577 (Giovani, Giovani2) mother board and it seems like the second mother board is better than the first. I would like to know which one is better because I have both computer towers but only use the CQ5210f. I am planning on putting in a new graphics card soon and I cant afford a whole new computer or motherboard right now so I have to pick between these to.

SR1010NX mother board: HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Motherboard Specifications, MS-6577 (Giovani, Giovani2) - c00063244 - HP Business Support Center

Narra6 mother board: https://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...6&lang=en#N389

A:Which Mother Board is better?

No contest the second one. The first is an ancient (in computer terms) Pentium 4/DDR/AGP based board, whereas the first is a much more recent AMD AM3/DDR3/PCI-E board that the Compaq bios allowing can up to probably the Phenom II x4 965, which will eat that old P4 for breakfast (would eat for lunch and dinner too).

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My son's computer was running a little slow. Then when he went to turn it on, it would boot up, but would let him past the start up screen. Kept asking for password. I took it to my computer guy. he checked, said he couldn't find anything wrong. He wiped it out and reinstalled. He said he did this two times. Then he calls me and says he needed to try something else. Calls me back next day, says its my mother board. No good. Called him yesterday, said that it wasn't ready, needed to reinstall everything. This is now the 4th time he is reinstalling. Called today, said it's not ready, taking long time to reinstall everything. Told me I could probably pick up a new computer for about 400.00. I told him to just reinstall everything. Told me he was trying, but said that he may not be able to. Can anyone shed some light as to what is going on. I don't trust him all of a sudden. Why reinstall 4 times. Any suggestions what it could be, or what's going on.
 

A:Is It my mother board?????

Sure sounds fishy to me. If you can get it back maybe someone on the forum can assisst you to get it up and going.
 

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Hello,
I am wanting to get a new mother board, to use with the AMD XP 1700 or greater processor. I am wanting to sue RDRam. However all I see is DDRAM boards. Is DD and RD Ram the same thing??? If a mother board supports DDRam will it also support RDRam???
Is there any reomendation for a mother board that will use RDRam and the AMD chip???

Thanks,

Bear
 

A:Mother Board

Currently, there are no motherboards or chipsets that support RDRAM with AMD processors. It could be a possiblity in the future.

RDRAM and DDR RAM are not at all the same thing. They are two different types of memory. None of the memory types are interchangeable. A particular memory slot can only accept one type of memory. Some motherboards support two different types of memory, but they have separate slots for each type, and you can only use memory sticks of one type. You cannot use both types at one time.
 

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New Guy here is in need of locating an older Latitude CPX Mother Board. I realize this is a tall order..because its old, but thought I would check. I was permenetly injured a few years ago (seriously) and am trying to get 3 kids into and through school. I have this Latitude..CPX yea its 6 years old, but I have nothing in it. IS it possible to locate a Mother Board. The Keyboard area of the mother board is out, i was told. I bought a new keyboard... only to find its likely the mother board. The minute I download the keyboard drivers... the keys work properly. Then, when I restart it.... boom... the keys are all screwed up. I hit the N key and a 6 appears??? Stuff like that. Anyway, any leads or suggestions, please let me know. I'm a real rookie at computers. Thanks,
 

A:Need Mother Board

Hi Buzz,
It sounds like you need to remap your keyboard. Go the following Microsoft webpage:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...69-57ff-4ae7-96ee-b18c4790cffd&displaylang=en

and download the Server 2003 tools software for free (good for XP too). Run the "remapkey.exe" tool to reprogram your keyboard--provided you're running Windows XP, of course.

Hope this helps! Good luck!

norbac
 

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i have a dell dem 8100 and it has a planar mobo it is a 5e692 i need to know if it is an atx or what it is i am going to buy a new case and need to know please help me out i am new to this stuff
 

A:need help with my mother board

It should be an ATX form factor. I have an 8300 and it's a standard ATX mobo. The only thing you need to be careful of is that there isn't anything proprietary like the front panel connections or power supply connections. Sometimes they use things that are not standard.
 

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One problem that has me perplexed . When a customers motherboard goes down , it means reformatting and re-installing XP. Of course all my customer info is gone. If you try to boot up With the new motherboard XP will not load. It launches a critical error and says the boot sector has a virus. I know that XP has this built in to prevent it from being installed on several different computers . This anti-piracy is based upon motherboards bios.

I will not build a computer with pirated software but when the legal owner of the PC and the software needs his computer fixed he should not have to lose all his info. This is when I miss 98 , ME. Under those most computers it was replace motherboard and after several reboots you were all ready to go with all your data intact.

has anybody come up with a work around for this ?

A:When Mother board goes w/XP

What kind of computer are we talking about? According to MS, if you get an OEM motherboard from the manufacturer, with SLP (System-Locked Preinstall) in the BIOS, that's all you need. They don't mention any re-install. Maybe you can sort it out from This Page Is it possible to do a repair install and save the data?

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I have a defective computer with a busted cpu (Athlon, 'forgot the speed). I like to replace it with Athlon XP2000 or higher. My mother board is ECS K7VZA rev. 1.0. Will the Athlon XP2000 or higher work on my mobo. Help please.
 

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I just recently got a new motherboard for my uncles computer... before it was working fine until we did some windows updates and when i restarted the computer it just did not work all of the sudden... it did turn on but it would freeze at the windows loading screen.... so i bought a new motherboard hoping to fix that problem... now having the new motherboard set up i try going into the bios and when i do my keyboard or computer ends up freezing... i can move up n down for a couple seconds then it just freezes... i hit f8 to go to boot menu and select the cd drive that my windows cd is in... then it says press any key to boot from cd then says it is checking my computer specs n such n from there it doesnt do anything.... please help
 

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