Has anyone done a successful "reflow" of video chip?
On a laptop most likely (or "all-in-one"), or maybe a desktop with heat /dust problems with video chip integrated on the motherboard?
About my same exact problem,
->>Black Screen on boot of HP Pavilion MS200 Series, without any BIOS /Windows logo<<-
(link to OP in this forum here)
I have found 2 tutorials concerning the reflow of the video chip to solve the issue:
- on a MS200 series specifically here (in Spa.)
- on a HP all-in-one (100-5000) here (also in Spa.);
After some lengthy research, I have found that my PC symptoms seem to have become a common problem on HP computers (and Compaq) due to taking lead off the soldering of the PCB due to European legislation (very interesting article in Spa.).
In one of the comments in the article above, someone (17nov2016) complaining about his Black Screen problem mentions that his computer would work randomly after first-time Black Screen problem, before dying completely:
***just like*** what happened to me (see OP).