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Laptop problems / help.?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by AliasOmega, Feb 8, 2005.

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  1. AliasOmega

    AliasOmega Thread Starter

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    I got a used Tiny A440 P3 1Ghz laptop that i bought off eBay for £420 2yrs ago, it come with Win ME and then i upgraded to Win XP. Over the past 6 months its had problems with it overheating / blue screen failures after about a hr of use. It would blue screen up (ie halt) then reset itself and fail to start up on the reset. Ive opened it up, and the fan on the chip is working as advertised, but not all the time. I have considered taking the fan appart to see if i can hard wire it so its on when the laptop is on.

    Does anyone know any places that can take a look at this, or is it worth selling it on eBay for £200 or something. Its the DVD drive version. Parts are not going to be common, so im unsure.

    Ive considered some kind of extra fan to blow into the cooling duct, but i think its a bit excessive.

    Apart from moving to the south pole, im stuck for idea's..
     
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