I wont buy another motherboard hehe, I already have two!! Despite it was hidden and inside the alunimum wrapping, it exploded during the reflow, causing a loud noise and smoke. Thank you so much. Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases.
Essentially it involved wrapping the laptop in a blanket, sealing it from ventilating and allowing it to heat up. I had seen this technique used on games consoles, but never considered it for PC cards. Be careful not to break any parts when you take it apart. She couldn't be bothered to fix it so she bought a new one.
I'm going with 450F. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]eggbean 4 points5 points6 points 4 years ago(1 child)But the balls of solder in a BGA are tiny and very close together. It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information and replacement parts. It was throwing up artifacts and crashing constantly before.
I removed the primary HDD and the battery. I'm hoping this will last for another year (or even two) while I save up for the next machine. Ridiculous! Reflow Motherboard Hair Dryer Score 0 jeffrey851 January 2, 2011 11:18:40 PM My Buddy recently dropped off his presario f700, same problem, light turns on and off rapidly, wont boot no screen nothing, hdd works
It's all a matter of patience and doing the process far more times than normally shown in any tutorials. Mine has an Intel processor; a friend of mine bought the dv9000 with AMD about the same time as mine and his video/motherboard failed within the warranty period so he got Pavillion DV9500 w/ NVidia GEForce 8600 GS with Nvidia defect. http://www.deskdecode.com/how-to-fix-a-laptop-gpu-by-reflow-graphic-chip/ I'll try the method you described.
When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. Graphics Card Repair Service I just like your idea baking the motherboard. Before, I had these horizontal white lines all over the screen. A figure gathered from several websites on the subject.
It held for over 40k miles then the guy I sold the car wrecked (totaled) it but engine still ran correctly. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/56202-35-what-reflow-laptop-repair Search Search for: Never miss a hack Follow on facebook Follow on google+ Follow on twitter Follow on youtube Follow on rss Contact us Subscribe If you missed it The SmallSat Gpu Reflow Heat Gun After performing the reflow I gave the laptop to my daughter and it has been used and abused ever since and it's still running like a champ. Reflow Laptop Motherboard Figure the bios chip may have gotten damaged because the UEFI diagnostics and F2/F10 responses are marginal but once Windows is up it works fine.
Heatgun and preheating (reflector) is just a risky hack. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]aquadude[S] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(2 children)knife was used only to remove the screws. thanks! Hopefully once things cool down you'll have a working laptop or gaming console again. Reflow Graphics Card Oven
The oven method however looks interesting and more controlled! It is better to practice first. The main thing is, graphic cards are so expensive and its kinda hard to bear when we find our graphics card is dead now. Lasted for a week.
No self-edtiorialized titles, just copy the title of the site. Laptop Graphics Card Repair Cost http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?p=386104 Score 0 frozenlead a b D Laptop January 12, 2010 8:05:08 PM You should remove the heatsinks, processor, memory, add on cards, cabling, insulation, everything from the board. Ok, found a new motherboard on ebay and bought it, the machine worked for 2 months and now It's dead, try everything, memory, processor, screen, nothing, from time to time I
Before the fix I would get TONS of colored lines arcoss the screen after 5 min of the laptop being turned on - then it would lock up. my oven could not achieve temperatures that fast. I've also found great use in covering the hot-air side and edges of said pieces with Kapton tape, since it prevents trailing solder from being wicked to the edges and helps How To Fix A Broken Graphics Card X6x Tablet ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl.
I controlled the temperatures with a IR temperature gun, I think that this is very helpful in order to do it securely. at the 8 min mark I opened the oven door and turned off the oven. HP DV2315nr: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00... It was evening so I just left it alone overnight, just to make sure any joints that may have reunited cooled thoroughly.
Things I'd do differently: Remove the black plastic covering.