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Is it essential to have a io board in a laptop

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ethshew, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. ethshew

    ethshew Thread Starter

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    my io board in my laptop needs replacing as it is preventing the computer from booting do I need to have it replaced because I don’t need to use the ports
     
  2. cwwozniak

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    Hi ethshew, and welcome to TSG.

    If the laptop cannot boot without it, then I would have to say the io board needs to be replaced. If you are seeking help in finding a way to boot with a failed or removed io board, then you will need to tell us the manufacturer and full model number of your laptop.
     
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