You are posting a reply to: Sadly I see no web pages explaining basic mechanics of how to tighten loose nuts. Just keep the machines clean, Blow them out. This will eventually reap havok and be the downfall of the board. Pay close attention to cable routing, etc. Disassembled unit and found the cpu heat sink was not completely flat against the cpu.
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Not too complex is it? I really enjoy reading where people dive in and fix it!
This was helpful 0. It will crack when twisted or stressed. Proffitt Forum moderator January 13, A good tech can clean this up in under an hour.
Proffitt Forum moderator January 20, Disassembled unit and found the cpu heat sink was not completely flat against the cpu. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Read your post and was able to get the machine working again by securing the pem nuts 3 and 4 were detached from Motherboard and applying some heat sync grease from Radio Shack.
Gateway 600ygr Problems
Fans move air through a system. Alot less laptops would have to come our way.
Advertisements or commercial links. Did it exceed the warranty period? It was the motherboard mfr.
Dust, dirt, grime, gunk, whatever is deposited on the cooling surfaces and insulates the parts. Everything has to come apart to effect gatewah repair. They are only held to the MB with solder! This will eventually reap havok and be the downfall of the board.
Gateway 600YGR 15in. Notebook/Laptop – Customized
If some matching screw has gone missing then you find and replace those. Please try again now or at a later time. Can’t remember the name but it is one the MB.
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Sorry to be so cynical. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.
You are reporting gwteway following post: If more people would do a simple weekly maintenance on the laptops. Keep em cool and if it aint broke? The cpu was getting too hot during cpu intensive tasks so it would lock up.
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Remember to have a large work table so you can put the screws, etc. That’s how I did it and you will see what I mean when you get inside. I have been an electronic technician for many years and I beleive that I can do as good or better of a job than they could. Sorry but basic mechanics appear to be in play here. Thanks for your assistance.
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