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1answer
45 views

How to diagnose the fault of a laptop that sometimes doesn't boot?

I've an old Samsung NC-10 but sometimes it doesn't boot. The alimentation led turn on and I hear the fan but the monitor is black and nothing happen. If I try many times to reboot then after many ...
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2answers
493 views

Laptop doesn't recognize operating system after being punched

My laptop was annoying me and I punched it. My mistake. Now, when I turn it on, it enters in something called "Aptio Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc." It's a blue and ...
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1answer
134 views

Which parts of a laptop can be damaged by drop impact?

I have Macbook pro late 2013 with SSD. 1-2 times I dropped it inside bag (with protection) from about 30-40 CM while it's off. I know that when laptop with HDD, there is chance that HDD can be ...
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1answer
1k views

Laptop Keyboard Water Damage

I have an ASUS g75VW laptop that I bought a couple months ago. A few days ago I accidentally spilled a glass of water on the keyboard when I was cleaning up my desk (I about had a heart attack). I ...
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0answers
443 views

How can I ensure that my laptop will be replaced under warranty? [closed]

I know this is a controversial question but please hear me out. I bought a laptop from one of the major Computer companies in the UK. I bought a 3yr accidental warranty with it. Ever since I bought ...
6
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3answers
7k views

Cannot enter BIOS due to broken screen

Lately my laptop(hp g42 247sb) screen is damaged, so I hook it up with a external monitor(LG something) and it works fine now. But the only annoying thing is I cannot navigate the BIOS menu for some ...
4
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6answers
8k views

Can using higher rated battery damage device?

I am in need of a battery for my Lenovo 3000 Y410 Laptop. It's installed battery has voltage rating of 10.8v. But the shop i've consulted has only a battery of 11.1v rating. Should I buy the ...
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1answer
413 views

Can using a laptop on a bus harm the hardware? [closed]

If I use my laptop while on the bus, could this damage the hardware? How might the hardware become damaged?
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1answer
398 views

Laptop won't boot after alcohol spill

So I just had a minor spill and let everything dry out. Now when I try to boot my laptop, I get one or two beeps on the bios splash screen before the laptop shuts down. I can't get to the post screen ...
1
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1answer
711 views

I got water on my laptop and the usb ports quit working?

I have a BIG problem. Some water has just fallen into my laptop and the usb ports don't work anymore. On debian there is this message: unable to enumerate usb device on port 1 unable to enumerate usb ...
4
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2answers
6k views

Laptop water damage repair procedure

I'd love some advice in repairing a water-damaged laptop. My girlfriend spilled a glass of water on her Sony Vaio and now it doesn't turn on...at all...dead! What steps should I go through to work ...
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3answers
200 views

USB ports on a laptop

If you attach too many USB devices to one USB port on a laptop by using something that allows you to attach multiple USB devices then can that cause damage to the USB port?
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2answers
175 views

Dead-ish Laptop, What's next?

UPDATE 2: Strange... I left it off for a few days and turned it upside down overnight. The lines disappeared... (Loose gfx card making sparking noises and lines? I don't know. Still, HP refused to ...