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#1 Lil Bastard

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 08:55 AM

I have a HP pavilion N5250. The system will start and begin to load windows XP for about a minute and then the screen will go blank and the system will ocationally shutdown. The system is completely stock and no externals are attached.

The problem occurs wether it is plugged in or on battery power.

Would this require a mainboard replacement or is there a possibility of a less costly repair? :thumbsup:

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 08:58 AM

Here's a hardware troubleshooting guide that may help you: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/70216/hardware-troubleshooting-via-system-stripdown/
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Posted 03 January 2007 - 11:57 AM

Many of the HP laptops that I have worked on have a built in HDD test in the BIOS, also some also have pc doctor diagnostics built into the recovery partition.
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Posted 28 January 2007 - 11:19 PM

Hello,

Just thought I would throw in my two cents. I'm an an a+ tech, and I have the same model HP notebook. It was used when I got it, and it had the same problem when I tried to reinstall windows xp pro. It seems that the CPU fan was not running... The system was overheating the processor and shutting it down during the install. On mine I used a little unorthodox method of cooling it off during the install process.

I turned on my ac in the house "central heat and ac" and placed the computer on the vent during the install process to keep it cool. After XP was fully installed, no more problems with the processor overheating. Voila. A great laptop without the fuss of replacing parts!!!!

Hopefully this will be of some help.

Good luck.




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