I was planning on inceasing the ram from mb to 2gb, will this reduce hdd temp in addition to improving performance? Dose the performance go down? In fact those boys who write the weee regs should insist on it because the professional repair of this more often than not is not worth the charge, especially as it is likely to fail again. I have a presario V, and was confused when I started uo my compter a week ago. Are you sure this is video chip related failure? The problem will come back in some time.
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Also you can purchase a compsq gun for not that much. These trick is really amazing. Try on Compaq Presario F Ian Spence January 25, Worked great with a F Compaq presario laptop, this is the 3rd.
Further, the brightness on the LCD is dimmer than I would expect but still easily seen and the function keys for brightness do nothing to alter the brightness of the screen. In fact those boys fompaq write the weee regs should insist on it because the professional repair of this more often than not is not worth the charge, especially as grapjics is likely to fail again. Removing the metal heat sink mounting brackets prevents the plastic insulators under them from melting and smelling up the pdesario.
Armed Sceptic January 29, First, I would try reseating both memory modules. The oven trick worked, however after using it for a day the computer would start acting up after about an hour or two being on.
I m so happy can I call you. I would really like to find or make a shim for the thermal pad over the GPU.
How to disassemble Compaq Presario v6000
gdaphics I was planning on inceasing the ram from mb to 2gb, will this reduce hdd temp in addition to improving performance? Problem I had was will power on for a5 secs and fan kicks on then shut off with no video and restart. Frank July 4, Scott Hubs April 1, Prwsario there an easy way to resolder the power input connector to the main pcb, Other than a complete disassembley and removal of the main pcb?
Please enter a valid email address. Abdul Hameed November 27, Also, what about the two pads, Basically where all should I put heatsink compound?
The oven re-flow repair lasted one year. Take pictures while stripping down the motherboard. First of all, I would test the AC adapter.
Thanks for the write-up and pictures. Took some time to post which had me worried but then I got video and it works great!
Probably this is a known motherboard failure. It gave me the confidence to work on grandsons laptop. Nicole August 23, Do not forget to disconnect the audio board cable on the front. LaptopRepairBrooklyn March 23, I want to ask about the preheat to deg F, how long is the v5600 time requirement?
How to disassemble Compaq Presario v – Inside my laptop
Not only do you risk blowing a capacitor with excessive heat but umpteen other things can go wrong not to mention inhalation of toxic fumes from a component that might have exploded or been damaged! Charl September 14, This fixed all my problems.
My WIFI was out on my unit as well as the boot up, but after this fix, it worked too! I took out the hard drive and batttery, turned it on and wrapped it with towels so air would not enter the vents.