Even worse, now when I put it back together at first it turns on perfectly normal, but after a few minutes and reboot… nothing. For example if you are fitting the old memory cards and the processor any other cards that fit into the slots, they might not work with the new board, so you could finish up replacing them too! Chris Hunter, It gets the hottest in the upper left hand corner of my laptop, right underneath the power button. Buys his last adaptor, nothing happens, no power at all, he gives the laptop to me. Well, my HP dv had the same problem. Otherwise the board looked fine. Justin January 30,

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Prince January 10, I have had trouble with turning it on now for a week. But alternatively they use also heat guns so that they can heat up only targeting graphic chips or specific parts of mobos.

Also is recommended to add few beads of flux thinner dompaq better soldering under BGA chip before baking. Xbox may need redoing in a couple of months or years…we all know how reliable they are but I do love them…HALO!!!! Buys his last adaptor, nothing happens, no prewario at all, he gives the laptop to me. The graphics chip is soldered to the motherboard.


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I had a problem persario overheating of my laptop for few days then it damaged the video chip and finally my laptop got dead. I tried it, and it worked!! LaptopRepairBrooklyn March 23, I do the repair for other people now but only offer a 28 day guarantee.

Also, what about the two pads, Basically where all should I put heatsink compound? If the motherboard fails again, you can try heat gun repair: Last year about 8 months ago i baked my dv with video problem and it was resolved.

Fixing Compaq motherboard video

These trick is really amazing. Normally a laptop will start even if the CMOS battery is removed. Tell us some more!

Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. I sure this contributed to the overheating. This utility works well with many different laptop hard drives.

I know this is a long dead tired thread but just wanted to post something that might help someone else. You can try reinstalling Windows and see if the wireless card comes back.

Compaq Presario V6500 / V6608AU Graphic (VGA) Driver for Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 (64-bit)

You can reuse them. This fix worked for me! Made sure GPU was well heat-sinked.


I read somewhere that wrapping an xbox in towels fixes the rrod red ring of death … a video card failure just as explained here.

Are you a Compaq Computer and Internet Expert? This will help to release hidden latches.

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You cmpaq remove silver tape from the heat sink and CPU and replace it with thermal compound. It is driving me mad, because as much as I hate HP and will never buy any product from them again, I remembered how much I liked this little laptop.

R there any local repairers for Problem I had was will power on for a5 secs and fan kicks on then shut off with no video and restart. Mine went dead a few days ago, so I used a heatgun and repaired it in a way similar to fixing Xbox GPUs. Hello Author, Very very good guide, thanks… Today I followed your steps and they were amazing. My neighbour came round the other day with his V asking if I could take a look. Hopefully this is a permanent fix.