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how to change cpu of a Sony Vaio pcg-grx560? [closed]

I have been trying everywhere but couldn't find tutorials on how to take apart this Sony vaio laptop pcg-grx 560 model pcg-8c3l. The Indicator Lights come on but nothing else turns on. I suspect could ...
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I'm installing a different motherboard into an old OEM computer case and need to know the wire pin diagram. Things like the Power Switch, HDD LED, Reset Switch, Power LED, and so on. I also want to ...
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2answers
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2
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5answers
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4answers
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Switching motherboard without new install?

I need to replace my current motherboard with a new one, no other parts are changed. Must I format my harddrive and reinstall windows, or can I use the old installation and let windows install the ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 boot failure - looping after motherboard replacement

I'm having the usual classpnp.sys problems after a motherboard replacement (due to the Intel Sandy Bridge issue with failing SATA ports). Basically the thing goes into a loop where none of the F8 menu ...
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2answers
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HP Pavilion s3020.es died - how do I diagnose, and what motherboards are compatible?

My girlfriend got an HP Pavilion s3020.es some years ago (It came with Vista). The computer suffered from a "fall to the ground from 1 meter" syndrome. As a result it doesn't boot - the beeper keeps ...
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1answer
761 views

How do I find compatible motherboard for my computer?

I have a Dell Optiplex GX270 that recently stopped working, and I suspect a motherboard (I can go into why if needed). I want to get a replacement from eBay or the like, but I'm not sure what to get. ...
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Broken Motherboard Trace

When you're fairly certain that a motherboard trace is broken near the CPU (i.e.: you suspect heatsink / fan was improperly inserted) is it advisable to attempt a repair? I've heard that it can be ...